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Recipient
Macalester College
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.

Ramsey
Recipient
University of St. Thomas
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$203,000

The occurrences of contaminants including antibiotics, other pharmaceuticals, and personal care products in the environment have gained increasing attention in recent years because of their potential health and ecological impacts. However, serious gaps remain in our understanding of these contaminants and the significance of the threats they may pose, such as to drinking water. Through this appropriation scientists at the University of St.

Anoka
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Ramsey
Sherburne
Stearns
Wabasha
Wright
Recipient
The O'Shaughnessy at Saint Catherine University AKA The O'Shaughnessy
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000

Arts Tour Minnesota

Ramsey
Recipient
USDA-NASS, Douglas Hartwig, Director (651) 201-6030
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$58,826
Fund Source

The MDA partnered with the USDA National Agricultural Statistic Service (NASS) and University of Minnesota researchers to collect information about fertilizer use and farm management. Surveys were conducted over the phone. NASS staff are highly skilled at obtaining critical information over the phone with minimal time and burden on the producer.In 2011, the survey focused on the southeast region of Minnesota. The survey was designed to gather information about nitrogen fertilizer rates, timing of nitrogen application and use of nitrogen inhibitors.

Blue Earth
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Le Sueur
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Waseca
Winona
Recipient
Metropolitan Council/USGS
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$252,970
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$247,604
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$29,427
Fund Source

A cooperative study was conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Metropolitan Council, and the Minnesota Department of Health to assess groundwater and surface-water interactions in lakes in the northeast Twin Cities Metropolitan Area (TCMA), including White Bear Lake. An important product of the study was the creation of a groundwater-flow model focused on the northeast TCMA. The groundwater flow model is available for future use to assess the effects of groundwater withdrawals on lake levels as well as to describe other groundwater and surface-water interactions.

Anoka
Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,600

To hire a qualified consultant to prepare a collections management policies and procedures document.

Ramsey
Recipient
Macalester College
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,910
To digitize part of a large collection of archival audio recordings in order to allow the public greater access to this historic resource.
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Macalester College
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$29,550
To conduct a Phase I archaeological survey of 150 acres in the Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area, Inver Grove Heights
Ramsey
Recipient
Dunwoody College of Technology
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of Dunwoody College.
Statewide
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Red Lake Department of Natural Resources
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$84,959
Fund Source

The stream monitoring will follow the stream monitoring parameters and frequency tables outlined in the Surface Water Assessment Grant (SWAG) Request for Proposals (RFP). Specifically over the two-year grant period, monitoring will include 19 sets of field measurements for specific conductance, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen, secchi tube readings, and one upstream photograph at each visit.

Red Lake
Recipient
Concordia University (Library)
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,285
To hire a qualified professional to conduct a preservation assessment survey of an art collection.
Ramsey
Recipient
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to write an interpretive plan for Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

Ramsey
Recipient
US Fish and Wildlife Service
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,583,000
Fund Source

Our program will protect, in perpetuity, native prairie tracts in western Minnesota. Fee title tracts will be the top priority for the funding. Funding will be used for the purchase of habitat easements if the funding cannot be used entirely on fee title tracts. The funding will purchase approximately 525 acres of native prairie in fee title, 1,583 acres of habitat easements, or a combination of the two.

Big Stone
Kandiyohi
Lincoln
Mahnomen
Norman
Polk
Rock
Swift
Wilkin
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,508

Operating Support

Anoka
Benton
Brown
Carver
Cass
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Kandiyohi
Lyon
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Todd
Washington
Winona
Wright
Recipient
The O'Shaughnessy at Saint Catherine University AKA The O'Shaughnessy
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,089

Operating Support

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chisago
Clay
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Recipient
Saint John's University AKA Saint John's University Fine Arts Programming
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,064

Operating Support

Anoka
Benton
Carver
Cass
Chisago
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Hennepin
Hubbard
Isanti
Kandiyohi
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Olmsted
Pope
Ramsey
Renville
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
St. Louis
Todd
Washington
Wright
Recipient
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts AKA Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,212

Operating Support

Blue Earth
Carver
Chippewa
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Nicollet
Olmsted
Ramsey
Steele
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Recipient
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Page Theatre
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$32,675

Operating Support

Anoka
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lyon
Meeker
Mower
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
St. Louis
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Winona
Wright
Recipient
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,375
Fund Source

The study will assess existing phosphorus data records and create a model to explain phosphorus loading into the Red River of the North. Studies have found that the majority of nutrient loading in the stream located in agricultural areas occurs with sediment loading since nutrients are typically bound to sediment particles.

Becker
Beltrami
Big Stone
Clay
Clearwater
Grant
Kittson
Mahnomen
Marshall
Norman
Otter Tail
Pennington
Polk
Red Lake
Roseau
Stevens
Traverse
Wilkin
Recipient
College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

Project Grant

Benton
Benton
Stearns
Wright
Ramsey
Scott
Carver
Kandiyohi
Mille Lacs
Todd
Morrison
Pope
Anoka
St. Louis
Brown
Hennepin
Clay
Recipient
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,800
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,119
Fund Source

This project will collect real-time parameter data for specific conductance, water temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen, turbidity and stream flow at the United States geological Survey (USGS) gaging stations located at Fargo, ND and Grand Forks, ND on the Red River of the North; and publish the data both on the USGS NWIS website and in the USGS Annual Report.

Beltrami
Clay
Clearwater
Mahnomen
Marshall
Norman
Otter Tail
Pennington
Polk
Red Lake
Wilkin
Recipient
St Catherine University - History Department
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,760
To document in 20 interviews the history of homelessness among youth in the Twin Cities in the last decade
Ramsey
Recipient
Multiple public water systems
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$113,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

Approximately 70 percent of all Minnesotans rely on groundwater as their primary source of drinking water. Wells used for drinking water must be properly sealed when removed from service to protect both public health and Minnesota’s invaluable groundwater resources. The Minnesota Department of Health protects both public health and groundwater by assuring the proper sealing of unused wells.
Clean Water funds are being provided to well owners as a 50% cost-share assistance for sealing unused public water-supply wells.

Anoka
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Fillmore
Hennepin
Lyon
McLeod
Morrison
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Swift
Todd
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Recipient
U.S. Geological Survey
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$488,000
Dodge
Fillmore
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Hamline University - Center For Global Environmental Education
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,999
To conduct Phase II of research on the History of Environmental Education in Minnesota through oral history transcriptions.
Ramsey
Recipient
U.S. Geological Survey
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$455,000
Blue Earth
Carver
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Ramsey
Scott
Sibley
Wabasha
Washington