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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.

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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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The Duluth Superior Film Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Lake of the Woods History Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Arts Access
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Stages Theatre Company, Inc. AKA Stages Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,460
Arts Learning
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Arrowhead Regional Corrections AKA Arrowhead Juvenile Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,800
Arts Learning
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COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,350
Arts Tour Minnesota
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Northern Lights Music Festival, Inc
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,521
Arts Tour Minnesota
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Citizens for Backus / Alexander Baker, Inc. AKA Backus Community Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$37,759
Arts Tour Minnesota
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The Rose Ensemble
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
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Itasca County Soil and Water Conservation District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,365
Fund Source

"This project will meet the following goals: develop, implement, and evaluate the impacts civic engagement outcomes for the Big Fork River Watershed; create a citizen understanding of the Watershed Restoration & Protection Strategy (WRAPS) and Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) process and the role citizens and stakeholders can play in attaining water quality restoration and protection; provide opportunities for citizens and stakeholders to assist local partners and state agencies in developing priorities for restoration as well projects to accomplish protection of high quality waters; and

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Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000

To increase the Ojibwe language fluency, proficiency and literacy fo the Bois Forte Indian Community through partnerships with existing language perservation programs to develop a curriculum for pre-K learners, and K-6th grade.

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Duluth Children's Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

Through the construction of new interactive exhibits and the creation of educational programming, the Duluth Children's Museum will highlight the community and culture of Duluth and the surrounding region. A climbable, playable model of Duluth's iconic canal lighthouses and an educational Ojibwe waaginogaan are among the planned new elements being added to the museum experience.

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Children's Discovery Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$142,500

The Children's Discovery Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota aims to strengthen its highly successful School Service Program by retaining a Program development coordinator, changing core interactive exhibits and creating new curriculum for pre-school and K - 5 students in ten northern Minnesota counties.

Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,200

To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.

Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Community Arts Support Grant
Recipient
MN Land Trust
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,690,000
Fund Source

Through this grant, the Minnesota Land Trust protected 641 acres and 39,415 feet (7.46 miles) of critical shoreland and high-quality wildlife habitats in Minnesota’s Northeast region through permanent conservation easements. Landowners donated $2,100,500 in easement value through this grant, greatly leveraging by 131% the $1,609,000 in grant funding provided by the Outdoor Heritage Fund. The amount of shoreland protected exceeded that proposed for the grant by 299%.

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.

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.

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ISD 361
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,092
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,017

Maintenance of the Ojibwe language and culture classes, along withi participatioin in Ojibwe Quiz bowls, classroom presentations, language tables and Ojibwe cultural immersion camp, are essential for continued success of American Indian students and ensures a positive reinforcement of the self-image of American Indian students. The Dakota and Ojibwe Language Revitalization Grant will be monitored by the ISD 361 Indian Education staff and parent committee. Quarterly meetins will take place to monitor the program.

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Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Fund Source

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is a co-sponsor and assists with a portion of the financial support for the International Rainy River-Lake of the Woods Watershed Forum.

Recipient
North House Folk School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,500
Minnesota Festival Support
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American Craft Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$86,781
Operating Support
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The Cedar Cultural Center, Inc. AKA The Cedar
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,361
Operating Support
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The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$285,713
Operating Support
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CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,934
Operating Support
Recipient
Coffee House Press
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,284
Operating Support
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College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,708
Operating Support
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COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$42,529
Operating Support
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Duluth Art Institute Association AKA Duluth Art Institute
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$29,766
Operating Support
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Graywolf Press
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$78,021
Operating Support
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Hennepin Theatre Trust
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$413,103
Operating Support
Recipient
KAIROS ALIVE!
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,618
Operating Support
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Loft, Inc. AKA The Loft Literary Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70,031
Operating Support
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Lyric Arts Company of Anoka, Inc. AKA Lyric Arts Main Street Stage
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,795
Operating Support
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The Minnesota Opera AKA Minnesota Opera
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$280,552
Operating Support
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Minnesota Orchestral Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$493,696
Operating Support
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The Playwrights' Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$69,457
Operating Support
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Regents of the University of Minnesota-Duluth-Tweed Museum of Art AKA Tweed Museum of Art
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,449
Operating Support