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Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

CMSM opened its new permanent site with increased capacity to serve as an informal learning center that playfully engages children, families, and school groups in interactive experiences with the art and cultural heritage of southern Minnesota. With its current appropriation, CMSM is poised to strengthen its core as an institution that promotes arts and cultural heritage learning through continued

Anoka
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Clearwater
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Steele
Swift
Todd
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$142,590

CMSM will build upon the work that began with its 2015-16 appropriation by (1) Remediation and further development of exhibit areas that promote Arts & Cultural Heritage (ACH) learning (2) Expanding ACH learning opportunities for new audiences at off-site locations; (3) Engaging an outside Evaluation Consultant to help plan/implement strategies that meaningfully assess ACH learning outcomes and impacts; (4) Boosting the Museum’s capacity to serve more school/early learning groups.

Anoka
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Clearwater
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Steele
Swift
Todd
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
AdopteeBridge
2021 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000

OurHistory Adult Adoptee Retreats are for transracial adult adoptees, ages 21+. They are a series of two, 2-day retreats. This is a time for adoptees to come together in a safe space to share experiences and to learn and grow—both individually and as an adoptee community. It is a time to focus on our identities, both as adoptees and People of Color, living in the State of Minnesota.

Statewide
Recipient
Anh-Hoa Thi Nguyen
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

A food memoir book with the working title of “Hand to Mouth: A Daughter’s Memory and a Mother’s Legacy of Vietnamese Food” about my complicated relationship with Vietnamese food and how cultivating that relationship over time influenced my desire to learn about my Vietnamese culture and family history.

We are Water MN is a program and partnership with the Humanities Center, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota Historical Society, Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota section of the American Water Works Association, and Minnesota communities. 

We are Water MN is a program and partnership with the Humanities Center, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota Historical Society, Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota section of the American Water Works Association, and Minnesota communities.

Recipient
Artists Collective for Community Collaborations (AC3)
2021 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,000

AC3 will use these funds to continue engagement with Native American community members and expand into dialogue with artists in the native and black communities. We will uncover messages and narratives that will then be turned into semi-permanent visuals as well as host a series of interactive arts-based community events to engage Native residents in exploring and amplifying messages of unity, justice, and solidarity.

Recipient
Artists Collective for Community Collaboration
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

AC3 will create two art-building workshops for indigenous youth and their families. The work itself will focus on the lives and stories of missing or murdered indigenous women (MMIW) in Minnesota. The workshops will be co-hosted with Anishinaabe Academy (AA) and the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center (MIWRC). At both events, students, their parents, and their siblings will be trained in silk screening production, will manufacture printed fabric and paper arts together, and will be educated in Native American history, culture, and contemporary experiences.

Hennepin
Statewide
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,277
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,273

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-Children's Museums. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including releasing an RFP, overseeing the proposal process, coordination of the independent review panel, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,626
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,369

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-Children's Museums. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including releasing an RFP, overseeing the proposal process, coordination of the independent review panel, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

Recipient
Minnesota Humanities Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,193
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$37,168

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-Councils of Color. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including releasing an RFP, overseeing the proposal process, coordination of the independent review panel, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500

Legacy funds are appropriated to the Humanities Center for the Minnesota State Council on Disability to provide educational opportunities in the arts, history, and cultural heritage of Minnesotans with disabilities in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. A small portion of this appropriation was reserved by the Humanities Center for direct expenses related to administering the grant. Should any portion of this reserve be unused, the difference will be awarded to the Council.

Recipient
Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,500

The Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans in collaboration with the Minnesota Humanities Center will fund arts and cultural heritage programming to educate, highlight, and promote understanding of the arts and cultural heritage of Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) for all Minnesotans.

Statewide
Recipient
Minnesota Humanities Center
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,500
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,500

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers the Arts and Cultural Heritage Children's Museum Grants. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including overseeing the proposal process, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

Statewide
Recipient
Minnesota Humanities Center
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,270
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,150

During the 2016 Legislative Session, the Minnesota State Legislature asked the Minnesota Humanities Center to award arts and cultural heritage grants to civics organizations. Legacy funds are appropriated to the Humanities Center to support such work. A small portion of each appropriation was reserved by the Humanities Center for direct expenses related to administering the grant. Should any portion of this reserve be unused, the difference will be awarded to the respective organizations. Specific funds information not available; named recipients have not yet submitted proposals.

Statewide
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers programs for the Minnesota Council on Disability. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including overseeing the proposal process, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,400

During the 2015 Legislative Session, the Minnesota State Legislature asked the Minnesota Humanities Center to award arts and cultural heritage grants to civics organizations. Legacy funds are appropriated to the Humanities Center to support such work. A small portion of each appropriation was reserved by the Humanities Center for direct expenses related to administering the grant. Should any portion of this reserve be unused, the difference will be awarded to the respective organizations.

Statewide
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,425

During the 2015 Legislative Session, the Minnesota State Legislature asked the Minnesota Humanities Center to award arts and cultural heritage grants to Ka Joog. Legacy funds are appropriated to the Humanities Center to support such work. A small portion of the appropriation was reserved by the Humanities Center for direct expenses related to administering the grant. Should any portion of this reserve be unused, the difference will be awarded to the respective museum.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,500
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,770

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers the Arts and Cultural Heritage Children's Museum Grants. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including overseeing the proposal process, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

Statewide
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers programs, named and competitive, related to cultural heritage in Minnesota. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including overseeing the proposal process, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

Statewide
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,000

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers the Arts and Cultural Heritage Children's Museum Grants. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including overseeing the proposal process, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

Recipient
Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,500

The Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans and the Humanities Center’s “Arts & Cultural Legacy” program will educate, highlight, and promote understanding of the arts and cultural heritage of Asian American and Pacific Islanders for all Minnesotans. The Program consists of 3 elements 1) capacity building via the Artists Fellowship Program and the Asian Pacific Youth Council; 2) print and media via the creation of books for young readers; and 3) arts programming.

Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Minnesota Humanities Center
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,375

The Minnesota State Legislature asked the Minnesota Humanities Center to award arts and cultural heritage grants to children’s museums, including through a competitive grant process. A small portion of each appropriation was reserved by the Humanities Center for direct expenses related to administering the grant. Should any portion of this reserve be unused, the difference will be awarded to the respective museums.

Statewide
Recipient
Minnesota Humanities Center
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000

The Minnesota State Legislature asked the Minnesota Humanities Center to award arts and cultural heritage grants to civics organizations. A small portion of each appropriation was reserved by the Humanities Center for direct expenses related to administering the grant. Should any portion of this reserve be unused, the difference will be awarded to the respective organizations.

Statewide
Recipient
Minnesota Humanities Center
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$37,000

The Minnesota State Legislature asked the Minnesota Humanities Center to award arts and cultural heritage grants to the American Indian, immigrant, Hmong, and Somali communities through the competitive grant process. A small portion of the appropriation was reserved by the Humanities Center for direct expenses related to administering the grant.

Statewide
Recipient
Minnesota Humanities Center
2022 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$46,250

The Minnesota State Legislature asked the Minnesota Humanities Center to award arts and cultural heritage grants to children’s museums, including through a competitive grant process. A portion of each appropriation was reserved by the Humanities Center for direct expenses related to administering the grant. Should any portion of this reserve be unused, the difference will be awarded to the respective museums.

Statewide
Recipient
Bee Yang
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Composing and recording traditional Hmong song poetry now that I'm in the third phase of my life, focused on my responsibilities as an old man, a grandfather. I want to do an album of song poetry about the things I am leaving behind. My voice is not as young or as handsome as it once was, scarred by time and circumstances, I now sing with an older man's tones. But even this is valuable for the human experience.

Goodhue
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Council on Black Minnesotans
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000

The Council on Black Minnesotans and the Humanities Center will coordinate a Cultural Relations Summit for Minnesotans of Africans descent. The summit will celebrate culture traditions through instructional demonstrations, guided tours, and visual arts; plan for cultural institutions’ sustainability; and strengthen cultural connections through DNA technology. A web-based cultural portal and a video documentary on the contributions of Minnesotans of African will discover and preserve cultural traditions and enhance relations in Minnesota.

Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Equity Alliance MN
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000

The Equity Alliance MN will bring to life absent narratives of Latino, Hmong, Native, Asian, African American, and women of the Civil Rights Era in a collaboration among youth, social studies teachers, Full Circle Theater (FCT), and St. Paul Neighborhood Network. The narratives, researched by youth, will be transformed by FCT into a six person play that will be presented, video recorded, and distributed with accompanying curriculum written by social studies teachers for teachers across the Equity Alliance MN and the state.

Anoka
Dakota
Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Duluth Children's Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

Through the construction of new interactive exhibits and the creation of educational programming, the Duluth Children's Museum will highlight the community and culture of Duluth and the surrounding region. A climbable, playable model of Duluth's iconic canal lighthouses and an educational Ojibwe waaginogaan are among the planned new elements being added to the museum experience.

Aitkin
Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Pine
St. Louis
Recipient
Chicano Latino Affairs Council
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,500

The Chicano Latino Affairs Council and the Humanities Center will build on the grant received last year, which was intended to identify the elements of success in programs for Latino high school students and ways to replicate them. Applying the findings of CLAC's and HACER's research, CLAC will integrate its biennium goal of improving levels of educational achievement for Latino youth with the Legacy goal of enriching Minnesota’s cultural legacy by piloting the program in two Minnesota schools.

Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Rice
Recipient
Center for Hmong Arts and Talent (CHAT)
2021 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000

Crossing Mountains is a highly collaborative effort by a coalition of Hmong artists to create a sweeping story of two generations of Hmong women who escape Laos to Minnesota. Their story is one of sacrifice and hardship and ultimately hope and redemption. Inspired by the real story of an amazing Hmong woman from Minneapolis, this Hmong opus will use ballet to share the Hmong story of escape from Laos to acclimating in a strange new land.

Hennepin
Ramsey
St. Louis
Recipient
Center for Community Services, Kangle Singers and Dancers
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000

Funding to support rehearsals, five outreach performances, and a concert entitled "We Are a Family", to be held on Saturday February 6, 2021 at the CCS auditorium.

Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Center for Hmong Studies
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000

The Center for Hmong Studies is seeking a $20,000 grant form the Hmong Cultural Grant program to acquire the Jason Schoonover Collection, to provide stipend for students to digitize and catalog the collection, and to organize a Hmong Textile exhibit to show the collection.

Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Statewide
Washington
Recipient
Children's Discovery Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$142,500

The Children's Discovery Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota aims to strengthen its highly successful School Service Program by retaining a Program development coordinator, changing core interactive exhibits and creating new curriculum for pre-school and K - 5 students in ten northern Minnesota counties.

Aitkin
Beltrami
Carlton
Cass
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Itasca
Koochiching
St. Louis
Recipient
Children's Discovery Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$137,750

The Children's Discovery Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota will strengthen its acclaimed school service program by: (1) continued leadership of a new Program Director retained on January 1, 2016 (2) creating a new (Minnesota built) core interactive exhibit; (3) developing new curriculum for pre-school through 3rd grade students in ten northern Minnesota counties.

Aitkin
Beltrami
Carlton
Cass
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Itasca
Koochiching
St. Louis
Recipient
Chaz Wagner
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Ojibwe podcast broadcast via youtube, Itunes, Spotify, Facebook, etc. The Ojibwe Podcast would include oral interviews with local elders, community experts, activists, and Anishinaabe peoples of Minnesota.

St. Louis
Recipient
Chicano Latino Affairs Council
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000

In May 2009, the Minnesota State Legislature asked the Minnesota Humanities Center and four state councils-the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, the Council on Black Minnesotans, the Chicano Latino Affairs Council, and the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans-to collaboratively create new programs and events that celebrates and preserves the artistic, historical, and cultural heritages of the communities represented by each council. 

Ramsey
Recipient
Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$256,000

The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota (CMSM) will build upon a strong foundation of Minnesota Arts, Culture and Heritage (ACH) learning experiences made possible with prior MN Legacy funding support to:

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Marshall
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Children's Discovery Museum
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$158,000

As an established Children's Museum, it is time to re-evaluate our policies, programs, displays, & activities. There will be financial support (scholarships) for classroom/community field trips and bussing which will allow children of all abilities and ethnicities to have a museum experience. Data and suggestions collected from the teachers or adult chaperones will be shared with the Grant Committee and Advisory Board for their work.

Aitkin
Cass
Itasca
Koochiching
St. Louis