Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,913,000
Fund Source

This program protected 810 acres of new wildlife habitat in the Prairie, Deciduous Transition, and Southeast Bluffland ecological sections of Minnesota through fee title acquisition. Title of lands acquired are held by the State and are designated as WMAs.

Dakota
Martin
Nicollet
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,900,000
Fund Source

This program protected and restored 734 acres of new wetland wildlife habitat in wetland complexes in Minnesota through fee title acquisition. Title of all lands acquired are held by the State and designated as Wildlife Management Area.

Dakota
Isanti
Otter Tail
Wright
Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,700,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Accelerated Prairie Grassland Restoration and Management Program had a successful first round of funding from the Legacy Funds. The program worked through the growing pains and obstacles in getting a new program up and operational and was successful in enhancing nearly 5,800 acres of prairie and grasslands in eight of the ecological subsections of Minnesota. A contractor base has been established for this type of work statewide that needs to be evaluated and expanded on for future appropriations.

Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Cass
Chippewa
Clay
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Scott
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Minnesota Genealogical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,994

Minnesota Genealogical Society purchased 147 rolls of microfilm from FamilySearch/GSU. This is their complete collection of county marriage records for Hennepin (1853-1918) and Ramsey (1850-1917).

Dakota
Recipient
McLeod County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,701
To add 63 rolls of microfilmed primary records to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
McLeod
Recipient
Farmers, Rural Landowners, and Agricultural Supply Businesses
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000,000
Fund Source

The AgBMP Loan Program provides needed funding for local implementation of clean water practices at an extremely low cost, is unique in its structure and is not duplicated by any other source of funding.The AgBMP loan program provides 3% loans through local lenders to farmers, rural landowners, and agriculture supply businesses.

Anoka
Becker
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Cook
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Houston
Hubbard
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Martin
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pipestone
Pope
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Anoka Conservation District
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$400,000
Fund Source

A direct appropriation of $400,000 in FY 2010 for the Anoka Conservation District (ACD) is for the metropolitan landscape restoration program for water quality and improvement projects in the seven-county metro area (the law also provides $600,000 for this purpose in FY2011).

Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Clifton E. Johnson AKA Earl Johnson
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
For a photographic exploration of the relationship between the Mississippi River and the Twin Cities metropolitan area from the Coon Rapids Dam to the confluence of the Saint Croix River.
Dakota
Recipient
Cynthia J. Rogers AKA Cindy Rogers
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,700
For professional editing and marketing direction as well as time to revise and write.
Dakota
Recipient
Paula A. Lammers
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To complete and promote a recording of jazz interpretations of contemporary musical theater classical art songs original compositions and standard American song literature.
Dakota
Recipient
Adriana L. Rimpel
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
For the project-Immigration Dialogue-a photographic series that combats stereotypes and xenophobia through analyzing the individual sentiments of Latino immigrants in Minnesota by combining written text and portraiture.
Dakota
Recipient
John L. Clark
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To complete his first full-length collection of poems.
Dakota
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,209
Only 6.7 percent of schools with 55-100 percent of students getting free/reduced fee lunches access CLIMB although 716 of 716 Title 1 teachers surveyed want us. This proposal provides free performances of three plays we'll revise to meet Title 1 school needs.
Dakota
Recipient
Allegro Choral Academy
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,340
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Caponi Art Park AKA Caponi Art Park and Learning Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Vintage Band Music Festival
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Guest band concerts in neighborhood parks and retirement centers throughout Northfield
Dakota
Recipient
Ameriikan Poijat Finish Brass Band
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Multimedia theatrical-musical format performance for twentieth season
Dakota
Recipient
Allegro Choral Academy
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,864
To provide high-qulaity age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotants of all ages to develop knowledge skills and understanding of the arts.
Dakota
Recipient
Lifeworks Services, Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To provide high-qulaity age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotants of all ages to develop knowledge skills and understanding of the arts.
Dakota
Recipient
Vecchione/Erdahl Duo
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,816
To provide high-qulaity age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotants of all ages to develop knowledge skills and understanding of the arts.
Dakota
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$145,352
CLIMB Theatre secured commitment letters for 276 days of programming in 62 preschools in 49 communities throughout Minnesota. CLIMB last served preschoolers 20 years ago. Expanding on that experience, CLIMB will teach basic theatre skills while addressing preschool curriculum.
Dakota
Recipient
Dakota Valley Symphony
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,480
To enhance nonoprofit arts groups' ability to serve the artistic cultural and geographic diversity of the metro area through grants for minor capital improvements equipment and supplies.
Dakota
Recipient
Minnesota Trout Unlimited
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,050,000
Fund Source

This program will restore and enhance in-stream and riparian fish and wildlife habitat in 11 watersheds across the state of Minnesota. The proposed projects will improve habitat for both game and non-game fish and wildlife species uniquely associated with cold water trout streams and provide expanded recreational opportunities for Minnesota anglers.

Benton
Dakota
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hubbard
Olmsted
St. Louis
Wilkin
Winona
Recipient
Dakota County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000

Dakota County Historical Society was dealing with crowded storage conditions—with existing space at capacity, collections spill over onto the floor and in the aisles—despite efforts to reduce/eliminate inappropriate collections. The project provided improved storage with room for growth. Dakota County Historical Society, Executive Director Chad Roberts interviewed.

Dakota
Recipient
Chamber Music Lakeville
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Burnsville Visual Arts Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,278
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Chameleon Theatre Circle
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Dakota Valley Symphony
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Hastings Area Chamber and Tourism Bureau
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
International Festival of Burnsville
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Lao Women Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
The Play’s the Thing Productions
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
City of South Saint Paul
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
Dakota
Recipient
Dakota County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$279,000
Fund Source

North Urban Regional Trail, construct 1.1 miles through Dodge Nature Center.

Dakota
Recipient
Dakota County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$625,000
Fund Source

Mississippi River Regional Trail, construct 5.2 miles to connect Inver Grove Heights to the Pine Bend Scientific and Natural Area to lower Spring Lake Park Reserve.

Dakota
Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Environmental Financial Group Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,785
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,754
Fund Source

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Environmental Financial Group Inc. generated a matrix of water conservation programs with detailed information about the costs and benefits of the programs. Tools were also developed to allow users to calculate potential water savings, estimate program implementation costs, and test the effects of various water conservation programs and rate structures.

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
Statewide
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Rosemount Area Arts Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,300
To support innovative partnerships that integrate arts and culture into plans for community development and enrichment.
Dakota
Recipient
Dakota County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000
Fund Source

Dakota County protected 568 acres of high-quality wildlife habitat, encompassing 1.5 miles of the Cannon River, 1.5 miles of Chub Creek, 0.75 miles of the Vermillion River, 1.0 mile along the Mississippi River, and 2.2 miles along River Lake.

Dakota
Recipient
Center for Energy and Environment
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000,000

Increasing energy conservation and efficiency in residences can play a significant role in Minnesota's goals for energy savings and carbon emissions reductions. The Center for Energy and Environment (CEE), a Minneapolis-based nonprofit organization, is using this appropriation to develop and implement innovative residential energy efficiency programs. Programs will be demonstrated in eight cities: Apple Valley, Austin, Duluth, Minneapolis, Owatonna, Park Rapids, Rochester, and St. Paul.

Dakota
Hennepin
Mower
Olmsted
Ramsey
Steele
Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Barr Engineering Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,246
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,754
Fund Source

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Barr Engineering Company developed maps and supporting information to characterize the relationship between surface waters and groundwater, identifying surface waters most likely to be impacted by groundwater withdrawals in the region. This project also provided guidance on effective resource monitoring strategies and costs for each type of surface water feature.

Anoka
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Hennepin
Isanti
Ramsey
Scott
Sherburne
Washington
Wright