Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,600,000
Fund Source

Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partnered to permanently protect, restore and enhance 1,630 acres of grassland and 294 acres of wetland as Waterfowl Production Areas in Western and Southern Minnesota. All lands acquired will be owned and managed in perpetuity by the USFWS as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System and open for public recreation.

Clay
Cottonwood
Douglas
Kandiyohi
Lincoln
Otter Tail
Pope
Renville
Traverse
Waseca
Wright
Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,700,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Accelerated Prairie Grassland Restoration and Management Program had a successful first round of funding from the Legacy Funds. The program worked through the growing pains and obstacles in getting a new program up and operational and was successful in enhancing nearly 5,800 acres of prairie and grasslands in eight of the ecological subsections of Minnesota. A contractor base has been established for this type of work statewide that needs to be evaluated and expanded on for future appropriations.

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Cass
Chippewa
Clay
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Renville County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,239
To add 157 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records
Renville
Recipient
Itasca County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,303
To add 84 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records in honor of its 60th anniversary
Itasca
Recipient
Farmers, Rural Landowners, and Agricultural Supply Businesses
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000,000
Fund Source

The AgBMP Loan Program provides needed funding for local implementation of clean water practices at an extremely low cost, is unique in its structure and is not duplicated by any other source of funding.The AgBMP loan program provides 3% loans through local lenders to farmers, rural landowners, and agriculture supply businesses.

Anoka
Becker
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Cook
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Houston
Hubbard
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Martin
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pipestone
Pope
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$439,943
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$457,937

Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment raises revenue for Clean Water, Outdoor Heritage, Parks and Trails, and Arts and Cultural Heritage. Libraries are beneficiaries of a portion of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Funding.

Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
St. Louis
Recipient
Kathryn R. Leo-Keast AKA Katie Leo
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
To revise her poetry manuscript, work with a mentor or editor, identify twenty small presses and/or first book contests, and to submit the manuscript for publication.
Olmsted
Recipient
Elissa L. Elliott
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,900
To research Egyptian culture and outline her third novel about Hagar--a figure central in Judaism Christianity and Islam.
Olmsted
Recipient
Crist A. Dahl
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To document gravel road bike races and the rural landscapes where they take place. The finished film will be submitted to the Bicycle Film Festival and other film festivals across the nation and within the state of Minnesota.
Olmsted
Recipient
Edge of the Wilderness Community AKA Edge Center for the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,450
The Edge Center plans to host Stages Theatre Company. Stages will bring professional actors, musicians, and technical directors to enrich audiences and provide embedded staff development to local artists and technicians. Stages will provide guidance for further development of our theatre.
Itasca
Recipient
Kittson Central Public Schools
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Sponsor Camp Art
Kittson
Recipient
Children's Dance Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
An educational partnership with the Minnesota Ballet
Olmsted
Recipient
Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester AKA Choral Arts Ensemble
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
New program "Symphonic Chorus" debut performances Oct 2010
Olmsted
Recipient
Churchill Elementary School
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$479
Art in nature residency with mosaic artist Lisa Arnold
Olmsted
Recipient
Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Third annual summer musical presented as part of Rochesterfest
Olmsted
Recipient
John Marshall High School
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts immersion and education project - stained glass construction
Olmsted
Recipient
Northland Words AKA Words Players Theatre Troupe
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Expand season to include theater experiences and education for young people
Olmsted
Recipient
Olmsted Medical Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Outdoor sculpture by local artist Richard Brubaker for OMC main clinic in Rochester
Olmsted
Recipient
Olmsted Medical Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Install local art in OMC's primary clinic and emergency department
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Arts Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Stipends for artists participating in the public art bench project
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Arts Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Stipends for artists providing demonstrations at ARTiKids
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Civic Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
A play for the RACE exhibit
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Community and Technical College
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Minnesota Guitar Quartet Day in Rochester at library and RCTC locations
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Dance Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
RISE - an eclectic multidisciplinary dance performance at the Mayo Civic Center
Olmsted
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
Pilot project - World Music Series
Olmsted
Recipient
Rochester Music Guild
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,800
Scholarship competition and winner's recital
Olmsted
Recipient
Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$560
Biennial Gasshuku music workshop at Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
Olmsted
Recipient
Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras AKA SEMYO
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,632
Community outreach partnership with Rochester YMCA
Olmsted
Recipient
Edge of the Wilderness Community AKA Edge Center for the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,175
To provide support for activities directly involved in the creation performance publication or exhibition of art or to host arts events by contracting for the services of another organization or individual to provide arts programming to the applicant orga
Itasca
Recipient
Edge of the Wilderness Community AKA Edge Center for the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
To provide support for activities directly involved in the creation performance publication or exhibition of art or to host arts events by contracting for the services of another organization or individual to provide arts programming to the applicant orga
Itasca
Recipient
Itasca Community Chorus Committee
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To provide support for activities directly involved in the creation performance publication or exhibition of art or to host arts events by contracting for the services of another organization or individual to provide arts programming to the applicant orga
Itasca
Recipient
Itasca Orchestral Society, Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
To provide support for activities directly involved in the creation performance publication or exhibition of art or to host arts events by contracting for the services of another organization or individual to provide arts programming to the applicant orga
Itasca
Recipient
MacRostie Art Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,110
To provide support for activities directly involved in the creation performance publication or exhibition of art or to host arts events by contracting for the services of another organization or individual to provide arts programming to the applicant orga
Itasca
Recipient
MacRostie Art Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,675
To provide support for activities directly involved in the creation performance publication or exhibition of art or to host arts events by contracting for the services of another organization or individual to provide arts programming to the applicant orga
Itasca
Recipient
Lake of the Woods Soil and Water Conservation District
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,077
Fund Source

The "Bigfork River Target Watershed Assessment – Lake of the Woods & Koochiching Soil and Water Conservation Districts" Project focuses on collecting water chemistry and field parameters at Bear River, Big Fork River (4 sites), Caldwell Brook and Sturgeon River. The project will support the biological assessments being completed by MPCA staff for this Target Watershed Assessment. This work will also train and develop Koochiching SWCD staff to enable them to continue water quality monitoring in the Rainy River Basin.

Itasca
Koochiching
Recipient
Cass County Environmental Services Department
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$198,971
Fund Source

This monitoring project includes lake and stream monitoring and encompasses all of Cass County, and surrounding counties. The project will obtain water quality data for streams; in 2009, lakeshed assessments indicated that many surface waters throughout the county were data deficient. This project will address the need for sufficient data on a county-wide basis and fulfill the State’s intensive watershed monitoring program goals by obtaining water quality data at targeted lake and stream sites.

Aitkin
Becker
Beltrami
Carlton
Cass
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Itasca
Morrison
Otter Tail
St. Louis
Todd
Wadena
Recipient
Minnesota Trout Unlimited
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,050,000
Fund Source

This program will restore and enhance in-stream and riparian fish and wildlife habitat in 11 watersheds across the state of Minnesota. The proposed projects will improve habitat for both game and non-game fish and wildlife species uniquely associated with cold water trout streams and provide expanded recreational opportunities for Minnesota anglers.

Benton
Dakota
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hubbard
Olmsted
St. Louis
Wilkin
Winona
Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Environmental Financial Group Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,785
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,754
Fund Source

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Environmental Financial Group Inc. generated a matrix of water conservation programs with detailed information about the costs and benefits of the programs. Tools were also developed to allow users to calculate potential water savings, estimate program implementation costs, and test the effects of various water conservation programs and rate structures.

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
Statewide
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Council on Black Minnesotans
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.

Hennepin
Olmsted
Ramsey
Recipient
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$199,726
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$196,480
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$233,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Discovery Farms program is a farmer-led effort to gather information on soil and nutrient loss on farms in different settings across Minnesota. The mission of Discovery Farms Minnesota is to gather water quality information under real-world conditions.

Blue Earth
Chisago
Dodge
Goodhue
Kandiyohi
Norman
Renville
Rock
Stearns
Wilkin
Wright