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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
Lyric Opera of the North
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Recipient
Heidi E. Erdrich AKA Heid E. Erdrich
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Robert J. Kern AKA RJ Kern
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Bagley Area Arts Collaborative
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,995
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Bemidji Community Arts Council, Inc. AKA Watermark Art Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,230
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Bemidji Community Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Bemidji Community Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,775

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Bemidji MusiCamp
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Bemidji Woodcarvers Club
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,417
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Farm By The Lake
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,225

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Small Towns

Recipient
Shannon R. Murray
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Individuals
Recipient
Nemeth Art Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Nemeth Art Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

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
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,780

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians AKA Red Lake Band of Chippewa
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,225
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
Bemidji State University AKA Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Arts Learning
Recipient
Bemidji State University AKA Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,200
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
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
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
Bemidji Chorale, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000

Community Arts Support Grant

Recipient
Bemidji Community Arts Council, Inc. AKA Watermark Art Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Community Arts Support Grant

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Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Community Arts Support Grant
Recipient
Heartland Concert Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Community Arts Support Grant
Recipient
Nemeth Art Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000

Community Arts Support Grant

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

Community Arts Support Grant

Recipient
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Community Arts Support Grant
Recipient
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
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.

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.

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,808,000
Fund Source

Minnesota’s use of groundwater has increased over the last two decades. An increasing reliance on groundwater may not be a sustainable path for continued economic growth and development. The DNR is establishing three pilot groundwater management areas (GWMA) to help improve groundwater appropriation decisions and help groundwater users better understand and plan for future groundwater needs associated with economic development.

Recipient
East Otter Tail County SWCD, Darren Newville, District Manager, darren.newville@mn.nacdnet.net 218-346-4260 x110
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$54,543
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$57,290
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,440
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$84,565
Fund Source
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has partnered with the East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District (EOT SWCD) to carry out a series of workshops and expand programs that promote proper water and nitrogen management.   
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
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,760

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage