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Freshwater Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Fund Source

This project will provide support for the 10th Annual Road Salt Symposium at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. The symposium brings together environmental organizations, companies that produce winter road de-icing salts and chemicals, scientists, policy-makers and transportation workers. They Symposium provides information on chlorides in our waters and provides innovative and new approaches to help repair our waters and sustain our resources for future generations.

Statewide
Recipient
Minnesota Public Television Association (MPTA)
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,237,000

This funding is for production and acquisiton grants in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 129D.18. The following MPTA stations received funding in FY2010:

Statewide
Recipient
70 Years Project
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,000

The Minnesota Historical Society partnered with the 70 Years Project to begin development of a web site that will enable all Minnesotans to again share in the tragedies and triumphs of the 1,345 days of World War II.  The site will feature oral histories from World War II veterans as well as a wartime headline taken from Minnesota newspapers for every day of the war.  The web site will serve as a resource for the general public, as well as for the relatives of the more than 300,000 Minnesotans who fought in the war.

Statewide
Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,505,000
Fund Source

Pheasants Forever (PF) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) will cooperate to permanently restore and protect approximately 1397.31 acres as Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) in western and southern Minnesota. All lands acquired through this grant proposal will be owned and managed by the Service as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

Becker
Big Stone
Clay
Faribault
Freeborn
Grant
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Otter Tail
Swift
Recipient
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
Recipient
VSA Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$265,000
Regranting Program through VSA of MN
Hennepin
Recipient
Great River Greening
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$747,000
Fund Source

Through funding from the Outdoor Heritage Fund and other leveraged sources, the Anoka Sandplain Partnership restored and enhanced 4,278 acres of oak savanna, prairie, and oak woodland habitat across 11 priority sites.

Anoka
Benton
Isanti
Morrison
Sherburne
Recipient
Blue Mound Area Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Zenon Dance Residency.
Rock
Recipient
Buffalo Ridge Chorale
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,950
2011-2012 Chorale Concert Series.
Lincoln
Recipient
The Calumet Players, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,085
Sci-Fi Spoofs: Attack if the Giant Grasshoppers and Attack of the Pom Pom Zombies.
Pipestone
Recipient
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Productions "Heroes" and "Charlotte's Web."
Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Appleton 52 Wing Restoration Committee
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,099
2011 Summer Concert in the Park.
Swift
Recipient
Blue Mound Area Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,850
Vocal Essence Chorus.
Rock
Recipient
Friends of the Auditorium, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,908
Production "Beauty and the Beast."
Nobles
Recipient
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,220
2011 Concert Series.
McLeod
Recipient
Crow River Arts, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,769
2011 Writing and Visual Art Events.
McLeod
Recipient
Cultural Awareness Organization
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
2011 International Festival.
Nobles
Recipient
Hutchinson Theatre Company
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,800
Workshops and Performances for Area Youth.
McLeod
Recipient
Luverne Area Community Foundation
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Documentary Tour 2011, Vocal Essence.
Rock
Recipient
Prairie Dance Alliance
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,404
Production "The Nutcracker."
Lyon
Recipient
Rhythm of the River
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
5th Annual Rhythm of the River.
Jackson
Recipient
Willmar Area Arts Council
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
2011 Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee!
Kandiyohi
Recipient
Willmar Design Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,400
The Kaffe-Café-Kahwa Project.
Kandiyohi
Recipient
Boys and Girls Club of Central Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$684
The staff of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota request funding to support staff training in the area of fine arts in order to increase the quality and quantity of fine arts programming in preparation for the annual Fine Arts Exhibit and Contes
Stearns
Recipient
Central Minnesota Reading Council
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$932
Students, school employees, and members of the community will learn how a book is developed from its inception to the published product and the techniques of the writing process through the storytelling and artistry of award winning author, Cynthia Lord.
Stearns
Recipient
Sounds of Hope, Ltd.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,880
The project will deliver global music concerts, workshops, and activities to 2,000 persons in three underserved communities: seniors in care facilities, youth, and adults with disabilities.
Ramsey
Recipient
Actors Theater of Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$49,000
Actors Theater of Minnesota offers free theater, a meal, transportation, and after-play educational questions and answers for members of our community partners grandparents/kin caregivers.
Ramsey
Recipient
Artspace Projects, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,800

Using distance learning technology, Artspace and Springboard will help artists in Brainerd, Fergus Falls, and Duluth to engage with and provide arts experiences for their host communities.

Hennepin
Recipient
ArtStart
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,000
The ScrapMobile, a portable art car (van) and art program of ArtStart's ArtScraps Materials Reuse Center, seeks funding to provide free summer arts programming instructed by ArtStart roster artists in parks, housing developments, and recreation centers for underserved youth/families in collaboration with Saint Paul Park and Recreation's Roving Rec program and the St Paul Public Library Bookmobile.
Ramsey
Recipient
SteppingStone Theatre AKA SteppingStone Theatre for Youth Development
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$101,000
In a new School-Community Access Project, SteppingStone Theatre will address barriers to participation and offer additional community-specific events for families in underserved communities.
Ramsey
Recipient
Asian Media Access
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
Through Peking Opera/Chinese Acrobat, the Project connects under-served Asian American community with theatrical experience, and connects the younger generation with the century old art form.
Hennepin
Recipient
Bedlam Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$54,250
The Ten Minute Play Festival will bring together community participants and professional artists to produce original short work providing access to the creative process, and developing new audiences.
Hennepin
Recipient
Teatro del Pueblo
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$44,500
Through the Cross-Connections Project Teatro del Pueblo will develop strategic relationships with artistic and community organizations to better reach recent Latino immigrants in the Twin Cities.
Ramsey
Recipient
Caponi Art Park AKA Caponi Art Park and Learning Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,610
Caponi Art Park will increase access to the arts for underserved youth in Dakota County through a new outreach program of tours, activities and performances.
Dakota
Recipient
The Cedar Cultural Center, Inc. AKA The Cedar
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
In partnership with over 50 businesses and organizations, The Cedar will engage East African immigrants with a comprehensive arts program titled Cedar Avenue to Art that uses music events as the focal point and also serves the general public
Hennepin
Recipient
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA The Children's Theatre Company
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,232
Children's Theatre Company will launch Community Superheroes, a project to engage Latino audiences through partnerships with organizations serving Latinos; free tickets and transportation for children and families to two CTC productions; and pre-performance workshops and post-play reflections.
Hennepin
Recipient
Textile Center of Minnesota AKA Textile Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,800
Textile Center will increase access to its exhibition and education programs through a new outreach service for schools and community-based organization serving low-income youth. Partners receive a transportation stipend and youth participate in a gallery program and hands-on art activity.
Hennepin
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$137,243
CLIMB writes/performs six short one-acts outdoors at 28 rural community events; townspeople attending Intergenerational Dialogues choose the plays' topics, discuss theater, and learn our process.
Dakota
Recipient
COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$51,085
COMPAS and Sibley Bike Depot will create jobs within ArtsWork, an arts-based, employment program, for youth to learn bike repair and work with artist Jan Elftmann to turn them into works of art.
Ramsey
Recipient
DLCCC, Inc. AKA Historic Holmes Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,700
The Historic Holmes Theatre is partnering with the Boys and Girls Club of Detroit Lakes to provide free access to concerts/arts events and a free summer theatre camp for low income children/adults.
Becker