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Recipient
Ducks Unlimited
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,528,000
Fund Source

Ducks Unlimited enhanced 6,882 wetland acres through the bio-engineering and installation of water control structures on managed shallow lake outlets for Minnesota DNR, and protected 76 wetland and 103 upland acres on a shallow lake through a purchased conservation easement.

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.

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.

Recipient
William A. Gorcica AKA Bill Gorcica
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To develop richer sensor-based works such as his proposed Rowing Through the Subconscious that enable participants to have greater control over experiencing his digital drawings and animations using physical computing methods.
Recipient
Lisa A. Ambrosch
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
To support and assist central Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by providing them with opportunities to work one-on-one with a professional artist over a one or two year time frame to advance their skills as an artist.
Recipient
Tina M. Lamberts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
To support and assist central Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by providing them with opportunities to work one-on-one with a professional artist over a one or two year time frame to advance their skills as an artist.
Recipient
Willicey A. Tynes
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$690
To support and assist central Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by encouraging professional development and training that will advance their artistic and business skills and further their career as an artist.
Recipient
Daniel J. Mondloch
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$475
To support and assist central Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by encouraging professional development and training that will advance their artistic and business skills and further their career as an artist.
Recipient
Lisa A. Ambrosch
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,248
To support and assist central Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by encouraging professional development and training that will advance their artistic and business skills and further their career as an artist.
Recipient
Holdingford Public Schools
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,225
To provide financial assistance to schools nonprofit organizations and units of government to expose students of all ages to a unique arts experience that ties in to a lesson plan curriculum or a process that builds community.
Recipient
Kennedy Community School
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,400
To provide financial assistance to schools nonprofit organizations and units of government to expose students of all ages to a unique arts experience that ties in to a lesson plan curriculum or a process that builds community.
Recipient
Sartell Middle School
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To provide financial assistance to schools nonprofit organizations and units of government to expose students of all ages to a unique arts experience that ties in to a lesson plan curriculum or a process that builds community.
Recipient
Stearns History Museum
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,610
To provide an engineering assessment of the museum's 1983 environmental systems
Recipient
Minnesota Center Chorale
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To support and assist established central Minnesota arts organizations that demonstrate programming of high artistic quality and efficient management .
Recipient
Granite City Folk Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
To support and assist established central Minnesota arts organizations that demonstrate programming of high artistic quality and efficient management .
Recipient
Minnesota Dance Ensemble
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To support and assist established central Minnesota arts organizations that demonstrate programming of high artistic quality and efficient management .
Recipient
Pioneer Place Theatre Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To support and assist established central Minnesota arts organizations that demonstrate programming of high artistic quality and efficient management .
Recipient
Saint Cloud Municipal Band
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To support and assist established central Minnesota arts organizations that demonstrate programming of high artistic quality and efficient management .
Recipient
Visual Arts Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To support and assist established central Minnesota arts organizations that demonstrate programming of high artistic quality and efficient management .
Recipient
Wirth Center for the Performing Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To support and assist established central Minnesota arts organizations that demonstrate programming of high artistic quality and efficient management .
Recipient
Haehn Museum
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,770
To conserve two pencil/charcoal drawings by influential early 20th-century artist Justina Knapp, OSB
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.

Recipient
North Fork Crow River Watershed District
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,000
Fund Source

The purpose of this project is reduce peak flows in the North Fork of the Crow River through culvert sizing. Culvert sizing will typically result in smaller culverts, which will provide short-term temporary storage within channels and on adjacent lands upstream from road crossings. In addition to reducing peak flow rates, flood damage and downstream erosion, increased sediment and nutrient removal through extended detention time is expected.

Recipient
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$199,726
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$196,480
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$233,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Discovery Farms program is a farmer-led effort to gather information on soil and nutrient loss on farms in different settings across Minnesota. The mission of Discovery Farms Minnesota is to gather water quality information under real-world conditions.

Recipient
Stearns Soil and Water Conservation District
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Stearns County SWCD Enhanced Shoreline Restoration, Infiltration and Protection Program has accelerated natural resource restoration projects in Stearns County. The project partners are assisting in recruiting landowners to implement shoreline restoration, erosion control and infiltration projects to protect and improve water quality as well as fish and wildlife habitat. We have prioritized projects based on location and impact. The site will be ranked as a higher priority if the it is located near a body of water that has been listed as impaired or has an approved TMDL.

Recipient
Multiple Local Government Units
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,234,350
Fund Source

Currently, there are approximately 5,050 feedlots with fewer than 300 animal units that need to come into compliance with State feedlot rules. Clean Water Feedlot Water Quality Management Grant funds are being used to provide financial assistance to landowners with feedlot operations less than 300 animal units in size and located in a riparian area or impaired watershed.

Recipient
City of St. Cloud
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,700

The City of St. Cloud Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC), in partnership with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota (BBBSCM), developed the “Going Downtown” History Hunt event to demonstrate how historic buildings can be used as excellent tools to teach local history.

Recipient
Minnesota Department of Administration
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,420
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,314

Per Minnesota Laws, 2009, Chapter 172, Article 4, Section 2, Subd. 5, "Funds in this subdivision are appropriated to the commissioner of the Department of Administration for grants to the named organizations for the purposes specified in this subdivision. Up to one percent of funds may be used by the Department of Administration for grants administration. Grants made to public television or radio organizations are subject to Minnesota Statutes, sections 129D.18 and 129D.19."

Recipient
Great River Regional Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$483,371
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$405,673

Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment raises revenue for Clean Water, Outdoor Heritage, Parks and Trails, and Arts and Cultural Heritage. Libraries are beneficiaries of a portion of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Funding.

Recipient
Maggy J. Hiza
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
To support and assist central Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by providing them with opportunities to attend trainings workshops or conferences that would help them to advance their skills as an artist.
Recipient
Liam Cofell-Dwyer
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
To support and assist central Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by providing them with opportunities to attend trainings workshops or conferences that would help them to advance their skills as an artist.
Recipient
College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,791
General operating support
Recipient
Saint John's University AKA Saint John's University Fine Arts Series
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,433
General operating support
Recipient
Paramount Arts Resource Trust AKA Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$26,282
General operating support
Recipient
Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,110
General operating support
Recipient
Great River Educational Arts Theatre AKA GREAT Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$26,194
General operating support
Recipient
The Saint John's Boys' Choir
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,330
General operating support
Recipient
Great River Greening
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$155,000

Project Outcome and Results

Recipient
Metropolitan Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$326,500
Fund Source

This project will provide condition monitoring and problem investigation monitoring at the following sites. Mississippi River: Tributaries include Bassett Creek, Cannon River, Crow River, and Minnehaha Creek. Minnesota River: Tributaries include Eagle Creek, Riley Creek, and Willow Creek. St. Croix River: Tributary includes Valley Creek.

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.