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Recipient
DNR
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,880,000
Fund Source

We propose restoration and enhancement of prairie and savanna on WMA’s, SNA’s, and Native Prairie Banks in Minnesota and restoration and enhancement of bluff prairies on State Forest Land in southeast Minnesota.

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
City of Cottonwood
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,830
Art Project
Recipient
Danube Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Art Project
Recipient
Granite Falls Area Community Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
Granite Falls Riverfront Revitalization
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Art Project
Recipient
Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,990
Art Project
Recipient
Prairie Winds Concert Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375
Art Project
Recipient
RiverSong Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
City of Watson
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,148
Art Project
Recipient
Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,725
Art Project
Recipient
Bert Raney Elementary School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,986
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
Dream Technical Academy - Willmar
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
Lakeview Public Schools
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
Renville County West Schools
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,200
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Minnesota "Over-60" Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
New Ulm Suzuki School of Music
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
State Street Theater Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
North House Folk School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
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
Crow River Drumline Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,805
Equip/Fac-Legacy
Recipient
Prairie Arts Chorale
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,672
Equip/Fac
Recipient
Willmar Community Theatre, Inc. AKA The Barn Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,297
Equip/Fac-Legacy
Recipient
Dakota Wicohan
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,186
Folk and Traditional Arts
Recipient
Ellen Weikle
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$495
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
Lower Sioux Indian Community
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000

Reestablish the Lower Sioux Cultural Resource dedicated solely towards tribal youthby hiring workforce to manage and oversee programming. Increase cultural, language and beliefs into all youth programs - develop and format cultural based youth programming. Strengthen and open dialogue between the youth and elder populations to pass on language and cultural knowlege; build partnership with Lower Sioux Senior Services. Utilize technology to aid in education and awareness; create technological resources geared specifically toward youth language learning.

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
Crow River Players, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,886
Operating Support
Recipient
Granite Area Arts Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,257
Operating Support
Recipient
Prairie Arts Chorale
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,785
Operating Support
Recipient
American Craft Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$86,781
Operating Support
Recipient
The Cedar Cultural Center, Inc. AKA The Cedar
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,361
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