The Northport Arts Association is a non-profit (501c3) organization started in 2013 
to support the arts in Northport, Michigan
We do this by:
1. Creating venues for artists of all kinds to exhibit, enact, market their work
2. Providing vehicles for teaching, integrating, networking the arts

Northport Arts Association

    Arts For All in Northport Michigan

News and Updates

MINUTES BOARD MEETING 3/9/17

Posted by NAA on March 14, 2017 at 3:15 PM

MINUTES BOARD MEETING NORTHPORT ARTS ASSOCIATION 3/9/2017

 

PRESENT WERE CHRIS VERDON, JOHN MITCHELL, LINDA BAYER, NINA COLLINS AND CLARE GENGARELLY., (via phone).

 

Fund Raising

Chris introduced Heidi Noel Miller who has just moved to Northport and has experience fund raising. Heidi described her background and agreed to forward a proposal to the board for her fund-raising services.

Chris has applied to the Harper Foundation for a $3000 grant.

Clare sent a statement of interest to Rotary for a $5000 grant but they declined to fund a computer and security for the Village Arts Building.

No word back from Leelanau Township Community Foundation or Michigan Council for the Arts on John’s grant requests.

 

Treasurer’s Report

NAA has $7279.79 in checking account, $1350 is already committed to exhibits. Linda will be meeting with Lauren to review accounts and will double check where the Paypal money from the website is going.

Linda estimates that our operating expenses for 2017 will total $8905, including $3000 for utilities, $775 for phone and internet, $3330 for security system, $800 for building insurance, and $2000 for advertising.

 

Exhibits

We are awaiting approval of grant requests. The Board voted to approve that Moira Racich, Chairperson of “Spark” be allowed to spend an additional $300 on advertising.

Each chairperson will be asked to give a report on progress at the next member meeting.

 

Public Art Committee

Steve Wetherbee presented marina project to Village Council and they have agreed to apply for a grant to cover costs of putting art on the marina wall.

 

 

 

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