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Recipient
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.

Recipient
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

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
Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
Bemidji MusiCamp
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Nemeth Art Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Isle Community Education
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,987
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Sounds of Hope, Ltd.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,900
Arts Access
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Arts Learning
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,350
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$431,000
Recipient
BWSR with Morrison County SWCD
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
Fund Source

Protect approximately 660 acres of habitat for fish, game and wildlife with easements surrounding the Gull River WMA and along the Mississippi and Crow Wing Rivers and tributaries. Protection will reduce infringement and development and improve watershed function.

Recipient
Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District, Darren Newville, District Manager, darren.newville@mn.nacdnet.net (218) 631-3195 ext. 3
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,338
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,337
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,500
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$76,724
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,852
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$114,991
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has signed a Joint Powers Agreement with Wadena County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).

Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Community Arts Support Grant

Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,900
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,770
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Great River Arts Association AKA Great River Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Great River Arts Association AKA Great River Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Great River Arts Association AKA Great River Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,755
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Great River Arts Association AKA Great River Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Great River Arts Association AKA Great River Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,949
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Pierz Community Education
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,300
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Chamber Music Society of Saint Cloud
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Community Arts Support
Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000
Community Arts Education Support
Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,540,000
Fund Source

We will use a programmatic approach to achieve prioritized aquatic habitat protection, restoration, and enhancement of lakes and streams across all the LSOHC planning regions of Minnesota.

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota DNR and the Minnesota Forest Resources Council work with forest landowners, managers and loggers to implement a set of voluntary sustainable forest management guidelines that include water quality best management practices (BMPs) to ensure sustainable habitat, clean water, and productive forest soils, all contributing to healthy watersheds. This project will monitor the implementation of these forest management guidelines and BMPs on forested watersheds in MN.

Recipient
Great River Arts Association AKA Great River Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
General Operating Support
Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
General Operating Support
Recipient
USA Community Chorus
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
General Operating Support
Recipient
Great River Regional Library
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$183,129
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$177,552

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. Great River Regional Library (GRRL) is a consolidated regional public library system in central Minnesota.

Recipient
RESPEC
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,967
Fund Source

The goal of this project is to refine the segmentation, extend the simulation period, and recalibrate an existing Hydrologic Simulation Program FORTRAN (HSPF) watershed model for the Rum River Watershed.

Recipient
University of Minnesota-Extension
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
Fund Source

Funding supports an Irrigation Specialist to develop guidance and provide education on irrigation and nitrogen best management practices (BMPs). In this position, Dr. Vasu Sharma provides direct support to irrigators on issues of irrigation scheduling and soil water monitoring. She is collaborating on the development of new irrigation scheduling tools that help irrigators manage water and nitrogen resources more precisely. These tools help reduce nitrogen leaching losses in irrigated cropping systems.

Recipient
Emmons & Oliver Resources (EOR)
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,900
Fund Source

This project is to finalize the Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) and Watershed Restoration & Protection Strategies (WRAPS) for the Red Eye and Long Prairie Watersheds.