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Lake Superior Center Authority - Great Lakes Aquarium
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$245,000

The large lakes of the world hold more than two-thirds of the freshwater on the planet. They are home to diverse populations of people, plants and wildlife. There are 253 large lakes around the world designated as being a large lake, or lake of more than 500 km2 (193 mi2) in size. These bodies of water will become an increasing important part of the conversation in coming years. Global water resources are limited. Access to safe drinking water and aquatic food sources is already a concern for millions of people.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,568,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,520,960

Per Minnesota Law, 1st Special Session, 2015, Chapter 2, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 6 (e). $1,600,000 each year is appropriated for a grant to the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations for production and acquisition grants in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 129D.19. Ampers website: www.ampers.org KAXE, 91.7 FM - Grand Rapids KBEM, 88.5 FM - Minneapolis KBXE, 90.5 FM - Bagley/Bemidji KBFT, 89.9 FM - Nett Lake KFAI, 90.3 FM/106.7 FM - Minneapolis/St.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$69,540

Veterans Campground on Big Marine Lake is a family campground that provides facilities and opportunities for recreation, rest, and recovery for all military veterans who have served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States, their families, and sponsored guests.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,568,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,552,960

Minnesota Public Radio is the state's largest cultural organization, providing 96 percent of the population with free access to some of the best broadcast cultural programming in the world.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,626,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,626,000

This funding is for grants to the Minnesota Public Television Association (MPTA) for production and acquisition grants accordance to Minnesota Statutes. MPTA Member stations are:KSMQ Public Television, AustinKAWE Lakeland Public Television, Brainered/BemidjiKTCA Twin Cities Public Television, Saint PaulKWCM Pioneer Public Television, AppletonKFME Prairie Public Television, Moorhead/CrookstonWDSE Public Television, Duluth

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$588,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$588,000

This funding will improve the Science Museum's collection of artifacts representing Minnesota's cultural heritage and create new forms of statewide cultural heritage educational opportunities for audiences of all ages.

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Minnesota State Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800

The Minnesota State Band is the Official Band of the State of Minnesota and has been in existence for 118 years (since 1898). The band is the only remaining State Band in the United States. This grant funds two out-state band tours and enables the Band to partner with school and/or community music groups to promote music and the arts around the state of Minnesota.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$196,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$196,000

The project "Minnesota's Youth Outdoors" expands on place-based educational opportunities for under-served youth throughout Minnesota. This project engages an additional 6,000 underserved Minnesota youth. Wilderness Inquiry partners with public, charter, and private schools to participate in experiential learning throughout greater Minnesota.

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Independent School District #659
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified professional to complete a manuscript on the history of the Northfield public schools.
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Minnesota Zoo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$269,000

As Minnesota’s state Zoo, we are committed to ensuring that our programs are accessible to all our citizens – regardless of age, geographic location, disability or background. “Zoo Unlimited” is our community outreach and access initiative that unites a wide range of programs and policies designed to ensure every Minnesotan has unlimited opportunities to form stronger connections with the natural world. Legacy funds help us implement this program bridge barriers that keep people from connecting with all the Zoo has to offer.

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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

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Leech Lake Tribal College
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,709
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,911

Leech Lake Tribal College is commiteed to the goal of ensuring that Ojibwemowin remains a vital part of our culture for generations to come. This grant will play an important role in complementing that work and helping LLTC make Ojibwemowin more accessible to our community. The purpose of our grant propsal is to create more and varied learning opportunites accessible to students, staff, and community members in order to create more Ojibwemowin learners and speakers.

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Stillwater Public Library
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,945

To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.

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Beltrami County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,734

To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.

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McLeod County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
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Maritime Heritage Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,857
To conduct a marine archaeology survey of shipwrecks in the Headwaters Mississippi River, Aitkin, MN.
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Minnesota Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,791
Partner: Minnesota Indian Affairs Council American Indian undergraduate students from across Minnesota participated in this unique summer educational experience. The students selected for this intensive 17-day residential program attended onsite presentations throughout Minnesota and experienced hands-on learning about the museum and archaeology fields and other historical and cultural preservation organizations.
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Minnesota Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70,000
The MNHS permanent collection includes more than 6,500 objects related to American Indian culture and history. MNHS takes seriously its responsibility to provide stewardship of these items, in accordance with federal law (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act) and our own collections management policy (Culturally Sensitive Objects Policy).
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Ramsey County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,976

To hire a qualified professional to assess the archival collections held by Ramsey County Historical Society.

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Minnesota Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$102,564
We Are Hmong Minnesota, a 2,500-square-foot exhibit, debuted March 7, 2015, timed for the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the beginning of Hmong migration to Minnesota. MNHS staff worked in partnership with the Hmong community to develop the exhibit. A traveling version of the exhibit for loan to libraries, schools, and community centers was also developed and is currently circulating. A companion exhibit at the James J. Hill House displayed a collection of Hmong textiles recently donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.
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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.

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Arrowhead Chorale
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Duluth Children's Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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The Duluth Superior Film Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Grand Marais Arts, Inc. AKA Grand Marais Art Colony
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Lake Superior Youth Chorus, Inc. AKA Lake Superior Youth Chorus
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Lyric Opera of the North
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Magic Smelt Puppet Troupe
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Matinee Musicale, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Matinee Musicale, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Mesabi Community Orchestra AKA Mesabi Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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North Shore Music Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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North Shore Music Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Northern Lights Music Festival, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Renegade Theater Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Renegade Theater Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Ressl Dance!
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Spirit Lake Poetry Series
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant