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Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,452,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the protection of 900 acres of prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitat as State Wildlife Management Areas open to public hunting.

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
Balaton Chamber of Commerce
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,696
Art Project
Recipient
Luverne Initiative for Tomorrow
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
Murray County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,600
Art Project
Recipient
Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
Mathew J. Ollig AKA Mat Ollig
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Minnesota State University, Music Performance Series
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Luverne G. Seifert
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$73,167
Arts Learning
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,570,000
Fund Source

Acquire 910 acres of high priority habitats for designation as Wildlife Management Areas or Scientific & Natural Areas emphasizing Prairie Conservation Plan implementation and coordinating with partners. All lands will be open for public hunting, fishing and trapping.

Recipient
The Calumet Players, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,087
Equip/Fac
Recipient
Lake Benton Opera House, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,398
Equip/Fac-Legacy
Recipient
Camas Johnston
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Individual Artist Study
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
Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Local Arts Initiative
Recipient
The Nature Conservancy
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,032,000
Fund Source

This project contributes to the goals of the MN Prairie Conservation Plan by protecting 800 acres of prairie/wetland/savanna habitat; restoring 150 acres prairie/wetland; and enhancing 6,000 acres of prairies, wetlands, grasslands and savanna.

Recipient
The Nature Conservancy with USFWS
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,430,000
Fund Source

The Nature Conservancy and US Fish and Wildlife Service will cooperate to permanently protect native prairie and associated complexes of wetlands and other native habitats in western Minnesota by purchasing 1,090 acres of fee title properties and/or habitat easements.

Recipient
Lake Benton Opera House, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,790
Operating Support
Recipient
Marshall Area Fine Arts Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,629
Operating Support
Recipient
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$285,713
Operating Support
Recipient
Coffee House Press
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,284
Operating Support
Recipient
Graywolf Press
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$78,021
Operating Support
Recipient
Hennepin Theatre Trust
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$413,103
Operating Support
Recipient
Milkweed Editions, Inc. AKA Milkweed Editions
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,459
Operating Support
Recipient
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,941
Operating Support
Recipient
The Minnesota Opera AKA Minnesota Opera
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$280,552
Operating Support
Recipient
Minnesota Orchestral Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$493,696
Operating Support
Recipient
The O'Shaughnessy at Saint Catherine University AKA The O'Shaughnessy
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$26,968
Operating Support
Recipient
Park Square Theatre Company AKA Park Square Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$79,682
Operating Support
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota-Northrop AKA Northrop
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$78,783
Operating Support
Recipient
Weavers Guild of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,878
Operating Support
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200

Opportunity Grant

Recipient
Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,000
Partners in Arts Participation
Recipient
Plum Creek Library System
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,969
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$97,912

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. Plum Creek Library System (PCLS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in southwestern Minnesota.

Recipient
City of Ruthton
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Purchase a generator
Recipient
City of Pipestone
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Explore options to remove ISTS in High vulnerability area; Educate owners of PCS-s about WHP and BMP; Provide educational brochures of BMPs to owners of PCS in the DWSMA