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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
Pheasants Forever
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,620,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the permanent protection of 900 acres of wetlands (225 acres) and grasslands (675 acres) as Waterfowl Production Areas open to public hunting in Minnesota.

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
Buffalo Ridge Chorale
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,595
Art Project
Recipient
City of Cottonwood
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,830
Art Project
Recipient
Cultural Awareness Organization AKA Worthington International Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
Dawson-Boyd Community Education
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,650
Art Project
Recipient
Friends of the Orchestra LTD
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
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
Lac Qui Parle Players
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,455
Art Project
Recipient
Meander Art Crawl
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
Recipient
Pioneer Public Television
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Art Project Legacy
Recipient
City of Watson
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,148
Art Project
Recipient
Bert Raney Elementary School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,986
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
Lakeview Public Schools
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,051
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
Minnesota "Over-60" Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Community Arts Support Grant
Recipient
Crow River Drumline Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,805
Equip/Fac-Legacy
Recipient
Lake Benton Opera House, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,398
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
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Equipment/Facilities
Recipient
Dakota Wicohan
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,186
Folk and Traditional Arts
Recipient
Annabelle Lecy
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Individual Artist Study
Recipient
Sophia Louwagie
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Individual Artist Study
Recipient
Lac qui Parle-Yellow Bank Watershed District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$155,060
Fund Source

The primary goal of this project is to partner with stakeholders in the development of a comprehensive Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies (WRAPS) report to be used on the local level. Achieving this goal will require sound working relationships between local government units (LGUs), watershed citizens, and state and federal government. Gathering input from these groups will be critical when the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) drafts a WRAPS Report that can be utilized by local decision-makers.

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
Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,630
Operating Support
Recipient
Granite Area Arts Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,257
Operating Support
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
Prairie Arts Chorale
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,785
Operating Support