Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
Minnesota Zoological Garden
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$274,230
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$205,696

As Minnesota’s state Zoo, we are committed to ensuring that our programs are accessible to all our citizens – regardless of age, geographic location, disability or background. “Zoo Unlimited” is our community outreach and access initiative that unites a wide range of programs and policies designed to ensure every Minnesotan has unlimited opportunities to form stronger connections with the natural world. Legacy funds help us implement this program and bridge barriers that keep people from connecting with all the Zoo has to offer.

Recipient
Minnesota Zoo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$269,000

As Minnesota’s state Zoo, we are committed to ensuring that our programs are accessible to all our citizens – regardless of age, geographic location, disability or background. “Zoo Unlimited” is our community outreach and access initiative that unites a wide range of programs and policies designed to ensure every Minnesotan has unlimited opportunities to form stronger connections with the natural world. Legacy funds help us implement this program bridge barriers that keep people from connecting with all the Zoo has to offer.

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
City of Sandstone
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

ACHF Grant for Organizations

Pine
Recipient
Isanti County Parks Department
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Isanti
Chisago
Anoka
Recipient
City of Lindstrom
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Chisago
Recipient
Pine County Agricultural Society AKA Pine County Fair
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Pine
Carlton
Chisago
Kanabec
Isanti
Recipient
Kelli R. Tubbs AKA Kelli Rae Tubbs
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant
Chisago
Washington
Anoka
Recipient
Kelli R. Tubbs AKA Kelli Rae Tubbs
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant
Chisago
Washington
Anoka
Recipient
Minnesota Zoo
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$303,174
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$395,626

Minnesota has long been committed to preserving its natural heritage.


In partnership with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, US Fish and Wildlife Service, the University of Minnesota and other conservation organizations, the Minnesota Zoo plays a significant role in these preservation efforts by addressing pressing wildlife conservation issues important to our State.

Recipient
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Project AKA Old Wadena Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts Access Project

Wadena
Recipient
Lakes Bluegrass Festival
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts Access Project

Crow Wing
Recipient
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Project AKA Old Wadena Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts Access Project

Todd
Recipient
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Project AKA Old Wadena Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts Access Project

Todd
Recipient
Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts Access Project

Cass
Recipient
Wadena County Historical Society
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000

Community Arts Access Project

Wadena
Recipient
Leech Lake Tribal College
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,875
To paint two large murals depicting the history and culture of the Anishinaabe people in a hallway of the Leech Lake Tribal College
Cass
Recipient
Staples Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,700
To gather stories about the Staples railroad hire a playwright and music composer to work with students ages 8-18 to write songs and play vignettes to be performed on August 29
Todd
Recipient
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Proj. AKA Old Wadena Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support the Old Wadena Rendezvous and Folklife Festival a multidisciplinary arts festival
Todd
Recipient
Leech Lake Housing Authority
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Rug making activity based on Ojibwe culture and tradition.
Recipient
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Proj. AKA Old Wadena Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To put on the multi-disciplinary arts festival, "The Old Wadena Rendezvous and Folklife Festival."
Todd
Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Green Fair Folk Festival - Fiddle
Morrison
Recipient
Staples Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,775
Staples Railway Depot exhibit
Todd
Recipient
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Proj. AKA Old Wadena Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Todd
Recipient
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Proj. AKA Old Wadena Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Old Wadena Rendezvous and Folk Festival
Wadena
Recipient
Abandoned Scout Camp
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Todd
Recipient
FoxFire Festivals
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Crow Wing
Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,900
Community Arts Access Project
Morrison
Recipient
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Project AKA Old Wadena Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Wadena
Recipient
FoxFire Festivals
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Crow Wing
Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,200
Community Arts Access Project
Morrison
Recipient
Dreams United/Suenos Unidos, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,530
Community Arts Access Project
Todd
Recipient
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Project AKA Old Wadena Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Wadena
Recipient
Walker Area Foundation
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Cass
Recipient
Lakes Bluegrass Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Cass
Recipient
Wah De Nah Historic and Environmental Learning Project AKA Old Wadena Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Wadena
Recipient
Minnesota Zoo
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,144,354
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$677,621

Educating Minnesotans about conservation issues and how they can engage in conservation activities is critical to the stewardship of our state’s natural resources. Legacy funds have been used to create new programs and expand existing activities to bring zoo guests and citizens statewide in close contact with animals and demonstrate the ways people can participate in conservation in their own backyard. Program highlights include:

Recipient
Chisago Lakes Community Education
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

ECRAC Small/Art Project Grant

Chisago
Recipient
Shirley A. Chouinard AKA Shirl Chouinard
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500

ECRAC ACHF Grant for Individuals

Isanti
Mille Lacs
Pine
Recipient
Pine City Arts Council
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,200

ECRAC Small/Art Project Grant

Pine
Recipient
Keith R. Raivo
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500

ECRAC ACHF Grant for Individuals

Kanabec