Minnesota's Legacy

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Soil and Water Conservation Districts
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,280
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500,000
Fund Source

Governor Mark Dayton's landmark buffer initiative was signed into law in 2015. The law establishes new perennial vegetation buffers of up to 50 feet along rivers, streams, and ditches that will help filter out phosphorus, nitrogen, and sediment. The new law provides flexibility and financial support for landowners to install and maintain buffers.

For grants to Soil and Water Conservation Districts to ensure compliance with riparian buffer or alternate practice requirements for state required buffers and soil erosion law.

Statewide
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000

The Lake Superior Zoo is northern Minnesota’s zoo, which is fully accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The Bear Country project will create educational exhibits using animals and the environment within a portion of the area of land that is currently the former Polar Shores. The project will utilize some of this existing structure by renovating it to meet or exceed current animal exhibit standards for the brown bear set by the Association of Zoo and Aquariums (AZA). Legacy funds will be used to complete phase one of the bear country project.

St. Louis
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
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
Arrowhead Chorale
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Recipient
Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Recipient
Duluth Children's Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Recipient
Grand Marais Arts, Inc. AKA Grand Marais Art Colony
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Cook
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Lake Superior Youth Chorus, Inc. AKA Lake Superior Youth Chorus
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Recipient
Matinee Musicale, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Recipient
Mesabi Community Orchestra AKA Mesabi Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Recipient
North Shore Music Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Cook
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Renegade Theater Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Recipient
Spirit Lake Poetry Series
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Carlton
Lake
Recipient
Hutchinson Photography Club
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,472
Art Project
McLeod
Sibley
Wright
Carver
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
The Duluth Superior Film Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Lake
Cook
Koochiching
Itasca
Aitkin
Carlton
Pine
Recipient
Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Recipient
Lyric Opera of the North
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Lake
Cass
Carlton
Cook
Hubbard
Recipient
Magic Smelt Puppet Troupe
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Recipient
Matinee Musicale, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Carlton
St. Louis
Recipient
North Shore Music Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Cook
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Northern Lights Music Festival, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Itasca
Lake
Recipient
Renegade Theater Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Recipient
Ressl Dance!
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
St. Louis
Lake
Cook
Carlton
Recipient
Luverne Initiative for Tomorrow
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Rock
Nobles
Lyon
Murray
Pipestone
Jackson
Cottonwood
Hennepin
Redwood
Ramsey
Anoka
Recipient
Minnesota Pottery Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,970
Art Project
McLeod
Meeker
Stearns
Sherburne
Wright
Carver
Hennepin
Anoka
Ramsey
Dakota
Blue Earth
Recipient
New London Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Kandiyohi
Anoka
Carver
Chippewa
Dakota
Hennepin
Meeker
Otter Tail
Pope
Ramsey
Scott
Watonwan
Recipient
Winsted Arts Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,390
Art Project
McLeod
Wright
Carver
Hennepin
Ramsey
St. Louis
Recipient
John M. Akre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Hennepin
Olmsted
Ramsey
Stearns
St. Louis
Washington
Recipient
David Darrow
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Carver
Hennepin
Recipient
Josette A. Ghiseline
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Anoka
Chisago
Dakota
Hennepin
Nobles
Olmsted
Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Timothy J. Gorman
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Scott
Winona
Recipient
Wing Y. Huie
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Artist Initiative

Anoka
Carlton
Clay
Dakota
Goodhue
Hennepin
Itasca
Mille Lacs
Ramsey
Rice
St. Louis
Stearns
Washington
Recipient
Benjamin W. Jasmer
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Anoka
Chisago
Hennepin
Recipient
Emily C. Johnson
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Anoka
Carlton
Chisago
Crow Wing
Dakota
Hennepin
Mille Lacs
Olmsted
Ramsey
Sherburne
Washington
Recipient
Robert J. Kern AKA RJ Kern
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Carver
Clay
Crow Wing
Freeborn
Hennepin
Hubbard
Isanti
Mahnomen
Otter Tail
Washington
Recipient
David M. Luke
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Clay
Cook
Grant
Hennepin
Lake
Rock
Stearns
St. Louis
Washington
Recipient
Anthony P. Marchetti
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Anoka
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Karen Melvin
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Stearns
Washington