Minnesota's Legacy

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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
Cook County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified archaeologist to conduct a survey of the area near St. Francis Xavier Church, Chippewa City.

Cook
Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$190,723
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$184,244

Minnesota’s twelve regional library systems, which encompass more than 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, can benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional library system is eligible to receive a formula-driven allocation from the annual $2.2 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Arrowhead Library System (ALS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in northeastern Minnesota.

Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
St. Louis
Recipient
The Duluth Superior Film Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150

Art Project Grant

St. Louis
Lake
Cook
Koochiching
Itasca
Aitkin
Carlton
Pine
Recipient
North Shore Music Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150
Art Project Grant
Cook
Recipient
Freshwater Dance Collective
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Lake
Cook
Carlton
Recipient
Hannah J. Van Dusen
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$213

Artist Mentor Program

Otter Tail
Clay
Cook
Recipient
Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts Legacy Grant

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Hennepin
Hubbard
Itasca
Jackson
Kittson
Lake of the Woods
Lake
Le Sueur
Mahnomen
Marshall
Martin
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Norman
Nicollet
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Red Lake
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Wadena
Watonwan
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Depot Preservation Alliance
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Beltrami
Cass
Cook
Crow Wing
Itasca
Lake of the Woods
Mahnomen
Pennington
Red Lake
Roseau
Recipient
Northland Words
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Carlton
Carver
Cook
Dakota
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Scott
Winona
Recipient
Grand Marais Arts, Inc. AKA Grand Marais Art Colony
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$34,640

Arts Tour Minnesota

Cook
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota (University of Minnesota Press)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire qualified professionals to publish Howard Greene's journals about the north woods of Minnesota.

Statewide
Cook
Koochiching
Lake
Otter Tail
St. Louis
Recipient
Staci L. Drouillard
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,729

Career Development Grant

Cook
Lake
Koochiching
St. Louis
Carlton
Itasca
Recipient
Erin O'Daniel
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,729

Career Development Grant

St. Louis
Cook
Lake
Cass
Beltrami
Hennepin
Recipient
Laura Sellner
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,729

Career Development Grant

St. Louis
Lake
Aitkin
Cook
Carlton
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Kathleen A. McTavish AKA Kathy McTavish
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,729

Career Development Grant

St. Louis
Carlton
Hennepin
Ramsey
Lake
Cook
Recipient
Joan Farnam
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,689

Career Development Grant

Cook
St. Louis
Lake
Recipient
Corrie Steckelberg
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,717

Career Development Grant

Cook
Recipient
Lake Superior Youth Chorus, Inc. AKA Lake Superior Youth Chorus
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,400

Community Arts Learning Grant

St. Louis
Itasca
Cook
Aitkin
Lake
Carlton
Recipient
Ironworld Development Corporation AKA Minnesota Discovery Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,025

Community Arts Learning Grant

St. Louis
Itasca
Lake
Cook
Recipient
North Shore Music Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,979

Community Arts Learning Grant

Cook
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Cook County SWCD
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,834
Fund Source

The project work for this effort includes watershed wide civic engagement and technical support to the final years of Watershed Restoration And Protection Strategy (WRAPS) work. Communication to stakeholders and other key civic based activities to share WRAPS information will be completed. The Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will also provide technical support to aid completion of the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) report and help define protection and restoration strategies for the watershed.

Cook
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000

ECRAC ACHF Grant for Organizations

Kanabec
Pine
Isanti
Chisago
Mille Lacs
Faribault
Stearns
Beltrami
Le Sueur
Rice
Clay
Cook
Blue Earth
Hubbard
Dodge
Todd
Sherburne
St. Louis
Olmsted
Wright
Polk
Benton
Cass
Goodhue
Steele
Winona
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,992

ECRAC ACHF Grant for Organizations

Chisago
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Pine
Anoka
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cook
Dakota
Dodge
Hennepin
Morrison
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Washington
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota DNR and the Minnesota Forest Resources Council work with forest landowners, managers and loggers to implement a set of voluntary sustainable forest management guidelines that include water quality best management practices (BMPs) to ensure sustainable habitat, clean water, and productive forest soils, all contributing to healthy watersheds. This project will monitor the implementation of these forest management guidelines and BMPs on forested watersheds in MN.

Fillmore
Goodhue
Wabasha
Winona
Carlton
Houston
Koochiching
Lake of the Woods
Mahnomen
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Roseau
Stearns
Todd
Wadena
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Cass
Clearwater
Cook
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Lake
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Sherburne
St. Louis
Recipient
Northland Words
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,040
General Operating Support
Cook
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Lake
Lake
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pipestone
Ramsey
Scott
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Wabasha
Waseca
Winona
Recipient
Tetra Tech Inc
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$96,888
Fund Source

This project will complete the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) study and Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies (WRAPS) for the Lake Superior North watershed. Two segments of the Flute Reed River are impaired for aquatic life due to elevated turbidity and total suspended solids. The lower Poplar River is also listed as impaired but significant progress has occurred in the last 10 years. A TMDL and implementation plan have been completed for the lower Poplar River impairment. All other waters meet water quality standards and will be considered for protection measures.

Cook
Lake of the Woods
Recipient
Lake County SWCD
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,000
Fund Source

This project provides fiscal resources for Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District for civic engagement activities in the Lake Superior South, North, and Cloquet watersheds for Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies (WRAPS). This project also includes provide funding for water chemistry monitoring assistance and diagnostic field work that will fill identified monitoring gaps and stressors within the Lake Superior South watershed.

Cook
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Fund Source

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is a co-sponsor and assists with a portion of the financial support for the International Rainy River-Lake of the Woods Watershed Forum.

Cook
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Roseau
St. Louis
Recipient
Science Museum of Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,883
Fund Source

Concern for Deer Yard and Poplar lakes centers on their current trends of decreasing water transparencies often associated with phosphorus or sediment increases. Although both lakes still meet nutrient goals, trends in Secchi depth may presage emerging issues with the state of the lakes. This has further led to questions whether the productivity of the lakes have changed over time, what the natural or historical condition of the lakes were, what the current trajectory of each lake is, and how to best set management goals.

Cook
Recipient
Grand Marais Arts, Inc. AKA Grand Marais Art Colony
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,413
Minnesota Festival Support
Cook
Recipient
Minnesota Zoological Garden
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,838
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$92,085

 Legacy Farm Program

Legacy funds allow the Minnesota Zoo to extend the season of the Wells Fargo Family Farm beyond its historical May to September season to include full programming and exhibits from April through November. 

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
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
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Statewide
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
DNR
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,578,000
Fund Source

We will use a programmatic approach to achieve prioritized aquatic habitat protection. We will acquire shoreline on outstanding lakes and conservation easements on trout streams, and use working forest easements to protect water quality in targeted watersheds.

Aitkin
Becker
Beltrami
Carlton
Cass
Chisago
Clearwater
Cook
Crow Wing
Fillmore
Goodhue
Houston
Hubbard
Itasca
Kanabec
Lake
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Olmsted
Pine
St. Louis
Wabasha
Wadena
Winona
Recipient
A.H. Zeppa Family Foundation AKA Zeitgeist Center for Arts and Community
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,728
Operating Support
Aitkin
Carlton
Cook
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
The Cedar Cultural Center, Inc. AKA The Cedar
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$61,474
Operating Support
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Recipient
The Center for Irish Music
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,469
Operating Support
Anoka
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chisago
Cook
Dakota
Hennepin
Kanabec
Lake
Mille Lacs
Ramsey
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
St. Louis
Wabasha
Washington
Recipient
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$328,557
Operating Support
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
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
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Circus of the Star AKA Circus Juventas
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70,632
Operating Support
Aitkin
Anoka
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Hubbard
Isanti
Kandiyohi
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lyon
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Nicollet
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Todd
Washington
Wright
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$61,005
Operating Support
Anoka
Becker
Benton
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Lake
Le Sueur
Lyon
Meeker
Morrison
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Steele
St. Louis
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Recipient
Duluth Art Institute Association AKA Duluth Art Institute
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$26,086
Operating Support
Aitkin
Anoka
Carlton
Carver
Cook
Dakota
Hennepin
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Nicollet
Ramsey
Scott
St. Louis
Washington