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Grants to Minnesota Historic Theaters for
Projection Equipment Technology Upgrade

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Minnesota Department of Administration

Deadline Date:

12/02/13 4:30 PM

Description:

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Grants are available to historic, small town theaters in Minnesota that have only have 35 millimeter projection systems in order to purchase and install digital projection equipment. Priority will be given to theaters in communities with few available theaters in order to allow continued access to films. Additional priority will be given to small theaters with only one to possibly two screens.

The applicant's cash match should only be for the digital transition (projector equipment, digital audio, etc.) and not be considered in overall renovations like seating, etc.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 137255

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$150,000

Term of Contract:

Grant recipients will be split into two start date pools based on when projects are set to start. The first pool of grantees (those receiving grants from the first year of the funds) will have grant contracts that start before June 30, 2014 with a contract end date of June 30, 2015. The second pool of grantees (those receiving grants from the second year of the funds) will have grant contracts that start July 1, 2014 with a contract end date of June 30, 2016.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Historic, small town theaters.

Pre-Application Information:

Please submit questions to Michael Hochhalter by 4:30 p.m. Central Time, November 4, 2013.

Funds are provided on a reimbursement basis.

Applicants must have a nonstate cash match of at least 65 percent of the total eligible project costs.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Michael Hochhalter
651-201-2525
michael.hochhalter@state.mn.us

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota