GRAND MARAIS—Grand Marais Music Collaborative has announced its formation as a not-for-profit corporation, organized to serve the needs of those who produce, perform, or enjoy music in the Grand Marais area.
“We look forward to working with other local non-profits, businesses, governments, and venues to help build and strengthen our music community,” said Todd Miller, Chair of the board of directors, which includes secretary/treasurer John Mianowski and board members Grant Adams and Betsy Bowen. “Our first major accomplishment has been to arrange with the City of Grand Marais to allow live performers in the downtown Harbor Park during the summer under a blanket peddler’s permit that we have purchased for them, which allows them to offer items for sale or ask for tips during their performance. This is available to our members at no cost.”
As a nonprofit, contributions donated to Grand Marais Music Collaborative are fully tax-deductible retroactive to the founding of the organization on March 13, 2015. The organization may apply for government and foundation grants and funding. For more information, contact secretary John Mianowski at firstname.lastname@example.org.