Funds awarded should relate to music or the arts or be for a civic purpose. Generally limited to performances or 501(C)3 organizations active in the city of Algona IA. Artists in residence in the public and Catholic school systems are encouraged.
Algona Public Library--$20,000 renovation of rooms to qualify as exhibit areas for visual arts. City of Algona--Purchased and demolished older home to make room for a new park. ($34,000) Stinson Prairie Arts Council--Underwrote the presentation of Copeland's "The Tender Land" by the Univ. of Minn. Department of Music. $15,000 pledge to the restoration of a Louis Sullivan bulding in Algona.