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Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

CMSM opened its new permanent site with increased capacity to serve as an informal learning center that playfully engages children, families, and school groups in interactive experiences with the art and cultural heritage of southern Minnesota. With its current appropriation, CMSM is poised to strengthen its core as an institution that promotes arts and cultural heritage learning through continued

Anoka
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Clearwater
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Steele
Swift
Todd
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Anoka
Hennepin
Hennepin
Cottonwood
Isanti
Washington
Sherburne
Mower
Meeker
Nobles
Murray
Jackson
Rock
Pipestone
Faribault
Steele
Martin
Otter Tail
Redwood
Recipient
Somali Artifact and Cultural Museum AKA The Somali Museum of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Activities Support
Anoka
Carver
Hennepin
Ramsey
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,500
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,770

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers the Arts and Cultural Heritage Children's Museum Grants. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including overseeing the proposal process, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

Statewide
Recipient
Avalon Educational Institute
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,904
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
St. Louis
Hennepin
Ramsey
Pine
Cook
Lake
Itasca
Carlton
Anoka
Washington
Carver
Scott
Dakota
Recipient
Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Becker
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Hennepin
Le Sueur
McLeod
Nicollet
Redwood
Sibley
Wright
Recipient
Madelia Area Chamber of Commerce
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Blue Earth
Brown
Cottonwood
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Watonwan
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Blue Earth
Brown
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Rice
Sibley
Steele
Waseca
Watonwan
Recipient
Northfield Arts Guild AKA Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,410
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Carver
Goodhue
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Washington
Recipient
Renewing the Countryside AKA Renewing the Countryside
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Beltrami
Carver
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Hennepin
Olmsted
Pine
Ramsey
Rice
Wright
Recipient
MN DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$141,000
Statewide
Recipient
The Ethnic Dance Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,400
Folk and Traditional Arts
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Indonesian Performing Arts Association of Minnesota AKA Sumunar
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,569
Folk and Traditional Arts
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Ka Joog
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,439
Folk and Traditional Arts
Statewide
Recipient
Somali Museum of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,210

Minnesota, home to the largest Somali population in the United States, lacks resources for students to access knowledge and representations of Somalia. The Somali Museum of Minnesota will offer students immersive field trips illuminating the history and arts of traditional Somali society by subsidizing admission fees, integrating elders as immersive guides on tours, and developing take-home curriculum materials.

Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Lina F. Belar
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Otter Tail
Douglas
Becker
Recipient
DLCCC, Inc. AKA Historic Holmes Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,130
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Becker
Clay
Otter Tail
Recipient
City of Pelican Rapids
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,565
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Otter Tail
Recipient
MN DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,450,000
Statewide
Recipient
Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender Pride Twin Cities AKA Twin Cities Pride
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,680
Minnesota Festival Support
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Olmsted
Ramsey
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
St. Louis
Washington
Recipient
Hot Summer Jazz Festival AKA Twin Cities Jazz Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
Minnesota Festival Support
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Irish Fair of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,425
Minnesota Festival Support
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Stearns
St. Louis
Washington
Recipient
North House Folk School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,500
Minnesota Festival Support
Aitkin
Anoka
Brown
Carver
Cass
Chisago
Crow Wing
Dakota
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Itasca
Kandiyohi
Koochiching
Lake
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Murray
Nicollet
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Polk
Ramsey
Redwood
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Stearns
St. Louis
Washington
Wright
Recipient
Twin Cities Film Fest
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
Minnesota Festival Support
Benton
Blue Earth
Dakota
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Ramsey
Sherburne
Stearns
Waseca
Washington
Winona
Wright
Recipient
Art of the Lakes Association, Inc. AKA Art of the Lakes
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,346
Operating Support
Otter Tail
Douglas
Grant
Pope
Stevens
Recipient
Henning Landmark Center AKA The Landmark Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,763
Operating Support
Otter Tail
Douglas
Becker
Grant
Recipient
Lakes Chamber Music Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,505
Operating Support
Douglas
Grant
Pope
Otter Tail
Recipient
Perham Center for the Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,662
Operating Support
Otter Tail
Becker
Douglas
Recipient
Phelps Mill Country
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,262
Operating Support
Grant
Otter Tail
Douglas
Becker
Recipient
The Red Willow Arts Coalition AKA The Red Willow
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,143
Operating Support
Douglas
Pope
Grant
Otter Tail
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200

Opportunity Grant

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
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
City of Saint Paul - Parks and Recreation
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$49,000

This Minnesota Humanities Center Heritage Grant will allow project partners to plan and design a Chinese garden in Phalen Regional Park to commemorate the City of Saint Paul's Sister City Relationship with Changsha, China.

Statewide
Recipient
Cokato Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,400
Project Grant
Wright
Meeker
McLeod
Hennepin
Stearns
Kandiyohi
Carver
Sherburne
Recipient
United Arts of Central Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,900
Project Grant
Stearns
Benton
Hennepin
Beltrami
Blue Earth
Nicollet
Le Sueur
Recipient
Dakhota Iapi Okhodakichiye
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000

The Dakhóta Iápi Okhódakichiye will conduct a series of interviews with first language speakers of the Dakhóta language to understand the systematic absence of Minnesota's first language through a Dakhóta lens. The project has three objectives: 1) Understand the systematic absence of the Dakhóta language from Minnesota, 2) Understand language loss and revitalization from a Dakhóta perspective, and 3) Create Dakhóta language curriculum and archive (bilingual) from the transcripts.

Statewide
Recipient
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

With roughly 70,000 residents, Minnesota is home to the largest Hmong population in the United States. The top spinning game of Tuj Lub (pronounced - too loo) has its roots in Southeast Asia and holds cultural significance to the Hmong community. Formal Tuj Lub courts, constructed near a multi-shelter picnic area at Keller Regional Park, seek

Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (Ampers)
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000

Veterans' Voices: Native Warriors will give Native American students in Minnesota the opportunity to hear memories and stories directly from Native American veterans from within their communities. Funds will also be used to create radio segments featuring the Native American veterans sharing their personal experiences in their own words. These segments will air statewide and be archived online giving all Minnesotans access now and in the future.

Statewide
Recipient
Viking Library System
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$78,180
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,648

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. Viking Library System (VLS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in central western Minnesota.

Douglas
Grant
Otter Tail
Pope
Stevens
Traverse
Recipient
VocalEssence
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,770

In 2016, VocalEssence WITNESS welcomes artist Melanie DeMore to help us explore the Underground Railroad in Minnesota—specifically how our state has been a place of sanctuary for refugees from the time of slavery through today. As part of this project, Melanie will help record absent narratives of those who have found sanctuary in Minnesota, and these stories will be shared in video and written form to explore the concept of sanctuary as part of the WITNESS School Program.

Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington