Minnesota's Legacy

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DNR - Fisheries & Wildlife
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,505,000
Fund Source

Ducks Unlimited and Minnesota DNR Section of Wildlife completed 26 project affecting 7,603 acres, including three wetland restoration projects restoring 97 acres, 18 shallow lake enhancement projects enhancing 7,154 wetland acres, and five fee-title land acquisition projects protecting 352 acres.

Anoka
Becker
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Clearwater
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Freeborn
Kittson
Le Sueur
Lyon
Marshall
Martin
Meeker
Murray
Nobles
Polk
Pope
Roseau
Stearns
Stevens
Wright
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Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Funds will help provide opportunities for public education, reflection, and dialogue before and after a performance of Murry Sidlin’s “Defiant Requiem” by the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra on May 1, 2011.
Beltrami
Recipient
Hospitality Initiative of Servant Hearts
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$930
Funds will assist the Hospitality Initiative of Servant Hearts in hosting a performance of the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus in Bemidji.
Beltrami
Recipient
Red Lake Nation Boys and Girls Club Unit 2
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,200
Funds will assist Red Lake Nation Boys and Girls Club Unit 2 Ponemah to encourage youth and elders to participate in community art projects to help promote the well being of their culture through hands-on experience and verbal awareness.
Beltrami
Recipient
Great Northern Irish Pipers’ Club
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,620
Funding for the 2011 Tionól (pronounced chu-NOLE), a two-day workshop focused on all aspects of the Irish uilleann (pronounced ILL-en) pipes. Workshops will take place at the Covington Inn in St. Paul in May 2011.
Ramsey
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Honeywell Concert Band
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Funding for 12 concerts presented at care centers, assisted living centers, senior citizens’ housing complexes, and public parks. Performances will take place between February and December 2011.
Ramsey
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TU Dance
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Funding for the company’s debut at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts featuring original choreography inspired by African-American painter Ernie Barnes. Performances will take place in May 2011.
Ramsey
Recipient
Twin Cities Housing Development Corp.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Funding for a two-week summer arts program for youth living at the Calibre Ridge Townhomes affordable housing development in Roseville. The program will feature artists from Barebones Productions and culminate in a community event in June 2011.
Ramsey
Recipient
Twin Cities Labor Chorus
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Funding for 10 to 12 choral performances that will take place throughout the metro area between January and December 2011.
Ramsey
Recipient
Women of the West Quilters
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Funding for Pieces of Our Lives, the sixth biannual quilt show featuring quilts by the Women of the West Quilters. The show will be held at the Plymouth Creek Center in October 2011.
Ramsey
Recipient
Hmong Arts Connection
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
The Hmong Arts Connection (HArC) promotes and inspires artistic expressions of Hmong culture through storytelling, in partnership with L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion School. Professional Hmong storytellers will connect with K-6 classrooms to perform and teach the art of Hmong storytelling.
Ramsey
Recipient
Irish Fair of Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$59,512
The Irish Fair of Minnesota, which is conducted annually on Harriet Island in Saint Paul on the second weekend of August, is one of Minnesota’s largest ancestry-based outdoor folk and traditional arts and culture festivals.
Ramsey
Recipient
Minnesota National Wildlife Refuge Trust, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,397,000
Fund Source

Phase 1 of the Metro Big Rivers Habitat Program protected 194 acres of critical habitat (173 acres by fee title acquisition and 21 acres by conservation easement) and enhanced 357 acres, all in the Metropolitan Urbanizing Area.

Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Ramsey
Scott
Sibley
Washington
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Hamline Midway Coalition
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,520
The Hamline Midway Spring Festival is a free, all-day event in Saint Paul's Newell Park, showcasing local bands, theater performances, visual arts, food vendors, civic engagement opportunities, and resources for residents.
Ramsey
Recipient
Public Art Saint Paul
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,967
The Western Sculpture Park Art Festival will expose a diverse regional audience to a variety of art forms and genres, including folk and traditional art, by showcasing distinguished Minnesota artists in a celebration of art and community.
Ramsey
Recipient
Selby Area Community Development Corporation
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,639
The 2011 Selby Ave JazzFest is a free event that features great live music, family activities, interactive visual artist booths, and tasty food...all wrapped in a quilt of community.
Ramsey
Recipient
Center for Hmong Arts and Talent AKA CHAT
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$32,000
Center for Hmong Arts and Talent will hold the 9th Annual Hmong Arts and Music Festival on Saturday, August 21, 2010, at the Western Sculpture Park in Saint Paul.
Ramsey
Recipient
Hot Summer Jazz Festival AKA Twin Cities Jazz Festival
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,095
The 2011 Twin Cities Jazz Festival, a free music festival, will present 125 Minnesota jazz artists at Mears Park in Lowertown, Saint Paul. The event runs June 23-25 with 30,000 expected to attend.
Ramsey
Recipient
Saint Paul Art Collective
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,954
The Saint Paul Art Collective is requesting funding for the Fall 2011 Saint Paul Art Crawl, an open house, three-day arts festival with over 350 Minnesota artists, musicians, and performers in artists' buildings, galleries, and studios in Saint Paul.
Ramsey
Recipient
Minnesota Humanities Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000

Legacy-funded programs at the Minnesota Humanities Center demonstrate our determination to collaboratively create humanities programs for the broader public by forging strong partnerships with local, state, and national cultural organizations. These programs show the broader community how the humanities can be used to address issues important to their everyday lives. Each activity, event, and program shares an Absent Narrative with participants, which help residents across the state engage in a more sophisticated understanding of their community. 

Anoka
Becker
Chisago
Dakota
Faribault
Goodhue
Hennepin
Hubbard
Nicollet
Polk
Ramsey
Rice
St. Louis
Washington
Wright
Recipient
The Nature Conservancy
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,653,000
Fund Source

This program initiated strategies toward a 15-year goal to provide protection to the remaining 90,000 acres of native prairie/savanna, a 20-year goal to restore and protect an additional 500,000 acres of diverse grasslands/savannas, and a 10-year goal to increase management capacity to annually manage 300,000 acres of grassland and savannas per year. This proposal took the first steps to achieve these goals by initiating a comprehensive, coordinated and collaborative prairie conservation initiative. Annual investments by the LSOHC will be required to realize these ultimate outcomes.

Clay
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Lac qui Parle
Mahnomen
Marshall
Meeker
Pennington
Polk
Pope
Red Lake
Roseau
Stearns
Swift
Recipient
Minnesota Children's Museum
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$495,000

This funding is for arts, arts education, and arts access, and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.

The Minnesota Children's Museum will develop a literacy focused exhibit to catalyze community engagement around early childhood learning and education.

Big Stone
Benton
Beltrami
Becker
Anoka
Aitkin
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
Pheasants Forever
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,015,000
Fund Source

Pheasants Forever and partners protected 1,020.7 acres of priority prairie grassland, wetland habitat as state wildlife management areas (WMA). In addition, acquired lands were restored and/or enhanced to prairie and/or wetland habitat. These WMAs will provide quality grassland/wetland habitat complexes that will benefit a myriad of game and non-game species and will provide public recreational opportunities for the citizens of Minnesota.

Benton
Chippewa
Dakota
Goodhue
Lincoln
McLeod
Meeker
Mower
Pipestone
Redwood
Watonwan
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Paramount Arts Resource Trust
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,700
Last summer the Paramount introduced a new series devoted to showcasing talent that exists either right in our own community or has grown out of it. It was called the Local Roots Series and it was a great success. We are doing this series again, this time
Stearns
Recipient
Pioneer Place Theatre Company
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,400
Pioneer Place Theater Company would like to request support to purchase two computers and three headset microphones.
Stearns
Recipient
Sauk Centre Arts Council
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To Provide 10 different Concerts in the Sinclair Lewis Band Shell in Sauk Centre on Wednesday evenings beginning 6/15/2011 and ending 8/17/2011. One of the concerts is especially geared to young children Ages 3-8 years of age. The other concerts are set t
Stearns
Recipient
Wicked Sister Dance
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Dancing with Many Voices is a project celebrating the diversity of cultural and artistic perspectives among Central Minnesota’s dance artists. Presented by Wicked Sister Dance Theatre at Pioneer Place Theatre in St Cloud Nov 11-13, this unprecedented perf
Stearns
Recipient
Redwood Area Communities Foundation (RACF)
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,651,000
Fund Source

While protecting natural resources, wildlife, and aquatic habitats this program also promotes publicly owned natural resource infrastructure (e.g. WMA, AMA, etc)which invigorates local and regional economies by providing public access to outdoor recreation systems. New and/or expanded business opportunities related to outdoor recreational tourism are likely to arise as a direct result of this appropriation and have been advanced and promoted by the Green Corridor Legacy Program.

Cottonwood
Redwood
Renville