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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
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.

Recipient
The Duluth Superior Film Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Recipient
Grand Marais Arts, Inc. AKA Grand Marais Art Colony
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Lyric Opera of the North
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Recipient
North Shore Music Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Recipient
North Shore Music Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Recipient
Northern Lights Music Festival, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Recipient
Ressl Dance!
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Recipient
Spirit Lake Poetry Series
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
Recipient
David M. Luke
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Caroline M. Mecklin
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
Avalon Educational Institute
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,904
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
Recipient
North Shore Music Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,215
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
Recipient
Mary K. Plaster AKA Mary Plaster
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,904
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
Recipient
Intermedia Arts of Minnesota, Inc. AKA Intermedia Arts
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$97,153
Arts Access
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
Arrowhead Regional Corrections AKA Arrowhead Juvenile Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,800
Arts Learning
Recipient
CHOICE, Unlimited
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,041

Arts Learning

Recipient
COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,350
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Northern Lights Music Festival, Inc
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,521
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Scott A. Reynolds AKA Scotty Reynolds
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,700
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Arts on Superior
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,757

Arts Tour Minnesota

Recipient
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.

Recipient
Ben Cogger
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,860
Career Development Grant
Recipient
Jeanette M. Cox
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,251
Career Development Grant
Recipient
Christine S. Monroe AKA Chris Monroe
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,860
Career Development Grant
Recipient
Laura Sellner
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,774
Career Development Grant
Recipient
Alberto R. Serrano Rivera
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,860
Career Development Grant
Recipient
Jean M. Sramek AKA Jean Sramek
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,860
Career Development Grant
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
Lake Superior Youth Chorus, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Community Arts Education Support
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
$4,540,000
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.

Recipient
Nordic Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Folk and Traditional Arts
Recipient
Brian T. Miller
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,961
Folk and Traditional Arts
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.

Recipient
Finland Minnesota Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,614
To provide Finland Minnesota Historical Society with professional continuing education through a national museum training program.