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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 College of Saint Scholastica
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,568

Art Project Grant

St. Louis
Recipient
College of Saint Benedict
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500

Artist in Residence

Stearns
Recipient
Kearney International Center
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,975

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Blue Earth
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Recipient
Martin Luther College AKA Summit Avenue Music Series
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Blue Earth
Brown
Nicollet
Sibley
Watonwan
Recipient
The College of Saint Scholastica
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Arts Learning Grant

St. Louis
Recipient
University of St. Thomas
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$95,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$95,000

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Blue Earth
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Recipient
Carleton College
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of Carleton College's Chapel and Chaplaincy.

Statewide
Rice
Recipient
Funding is awarded to projects selected by the evaluation committee. This is a competitive process.
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$662,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$663,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$787,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$788,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,100,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,050,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,050,000
Fund Source

The  goals of the program are to evaluate the effectiveness of agricultural conservation practices, identify underlying processes that affect water quality, and develop technologies to target critical areas of the landscape. Funded projects provide current and accurate scientific data on the environmental impacts of agricultural practices and help to develop or revise agricultural practices that reduce environmental impacts while maintaining farm profitability.

Statewide
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
Concordia College Corp
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000

Plan and implement a five-day immersion methodology training session for 20 Dakota participants, with a follow up weekend workshop. Create a thematic based immersion curriculum, along with assessment tools, for Dakota learners that will be available in print and via an interactive web page. Implement two successful intergenerational immersion sessions for a total of 80 participants, by hiring/training leaders and staff.

Recipient
Concordia College Corp.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,000

2010 Grant Activities Plan and implement a five-day immersion methodology training session for 20 Dakota participants, with a follow up weekend workshop. Create a thematic based immersion curriculum, along with assessment tools, for Dakota learners that will be available in print and via an interactive web page. Implement two successful intergenerational immersion sessions for a total of 80 participants, by hiring/training leaders and staff. Grant Amount $100,000

Recipient
St. Cloud State University
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,240
To scientifically determine age of recovered archaeological artifacts.
Lake
Recipient
Gustavus Adolphus College Archives
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,868
To provide greater access to the college's pre-1920 newspapers through a digital conversion project.
Nicollet
Recipient
Concordia University, St. Paul
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,342

To digitize a collection of oral history interviews in order to broaden public accessibility.

Statewide
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
Carleton College
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,200

To hire qualified professionals to edit an essay on the history of Carleton College in the 1960s.

Statewide
Rice
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
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
Gustavus Adolphus College (Hillstrom Museum of Art)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,005

To hire a qualified museum consultant to conduct a general preservation needs assessment survey and long range collections preservation plan.

Nicollet
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
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,750

To transcribe 30 hours of oral history interviews about the history of the Knut Koupee music store.

Hennepin
Recipient
Hamline University Law Library
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,190
To conduct and transcribe oral history interviews of several Hamline University School of Law faculty members, to commemmorate the 40th anniversary of the school's founding.
Hennepin
Recipient
Concordia College, Moorhead
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Recipient
Saint John's Abbey & University
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire qualified historians to prepare the texts of approximately 20 markers that will facilitate public access to the history of Saint John's University campus.
Stearns
Recipient
University of St. Thomas
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$136,000

Endocrine-disrupting contaminants such as environmental estrogens have been found and studied in large lakes and streams and shown to exist at concentrations that have adverse effects on wildlife. However, very little is known about the sources and effects of environmental estrogens in small, shallow lakes. Preliminary data suggests that these compounds are present in shallow lakes and have an effect on the survival and reproduction of wildlife. Researchers at the University of St.

Statewide
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
Hamline University
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,863
To survey that portion of the 23-mile long Red Rock Ridge not within the boundaries of the Jeffers Petroglyphs State Historic Site for additional glyphs and other evidence of usage to further aid in understanding human habitation in Southwest Minnesota.
Cottonwood
Recipient
U of MN
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000

Minnesota supports over 14 million acres of cropland in grain production. Almost 600,000 tons of synthetic nitrogen fertilizers are needed annually to maintain productivity on this land, which requires the equivalent of 3,000,000 barrels of oil and costs farmers over $400 million dollars per year. This amount of fossil fuel use results in a significant amount of greenhouse gas emissions, while the absence of fossil energy resources in the state means that these synthetic nitrogen fertilizers must be imported into Minnesota from other states and overseas.

Statewide
Recipient
Luther Seminary Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To make accessible primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer.
Statewide
Recipient
St. Olaf College
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$67,616
Partner Organizations: St. Olaf College, Northfield Historical Society, and Carleton College St. Olaf College will partner with the Northfield Historical Society and Carleton College to develop a mobile app and website, NorthfieldHistorical, as a nexus for the cultural heritage of Northfield.
Rice
Recipient
Northwestern Health Sciences University
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,878

To provide better organization of the archival materials, allowing for greater public access of these historic resources.

Statewide
Recipient
The O'Shaughnessy at Saint Catherine University AKA The O'Shaughnessy
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,089

Operating Support

Ramsey
Recipient
College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,508

Operating Support

Stearns
Recipient
Saint John's University AKA Saint John's University Fine Arts Programming
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,064

Operating Support

Stearns
Recipient
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Page Theatre
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$32,675

Operating Support

Winona
Recipient
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts AKA The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,212

Operating Support

Winona
Recipient
Saint Johns Arboretum and University
2009 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$337,000


Overall Project Outcome and Results
The Avon Hills Initiative is a group of local citizens interested in preserving the rural nature of the 50,000 acre Avon Hills 15 miles west of St. Cloud. The group helped steer this project made possible with Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund support. Saint John's provided the staff and fiscal support. This project had three goals:

Recipient
Saint John's University
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$772,000

The Avon Hills area is a unique 65,000-acre glacial moraine landscape located in Stearns County just west of St. Cloud. It has been identified as having statewide ecological significance and includes the highest concentration of native plant communities in the county – including oak and maple-basswood forests, tamarack and mixed-hardwood swamps, and wet meadows – and several rare plants and animal species, including American ginseng, cerulean warbler, red-shouldered hawk, and Blanding’s turtle. This appropriation is being used by the St. John’s Arboretum at St.

Stearns