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Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,700,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Accelerated Prairie Grassland Restoration and Management Program had a successful first round of funding from the Legacy Funds. The program worked through the growing pains and obstacles in getting a new program up and operational and was successful in enhancing nearly 5,800 acres of prairie and grasslands in eight of the ecological subsections of Minnesota. A contractor base has been established for this type of work statewide that needs to be evaluated and expanded on for future appropriations.

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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
Elissa L. Elliott
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,900
To research Egyptian culture and outline her third novel about Hagar--a figure central in Judaism Christianity and Islam.
Recipient
Crist A. Dahl
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To document gravel road bike races and the rural landscapes where they take place. The finished film will be submitted to the Bicycle Film Festival and other film festivals across the nation and within the state of Minnesota.
Recipient
Kathryn R. Leo-Keast AKA Katie Leo
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
To revise her poetry manuscript, work with a mentor or editor, identify twenty small presses and/or first book contests, and to submit the manuscript for publication.
Recipient
Children's Dance Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
An educational partnership with the Minnesota Ballet
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Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester AKA Choral Arts Ensemble
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
New program "Symphonic Chorus" debut performances Oct 2010
Recipient
Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Third annual summer musical presented as part of Rochesterfest
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John Marshall High School
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts immersion and education project - stained glass construction
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Northland Words AKA Words Players Theatre Troupe
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Expand season to include theater experiences and education for young people
Recipient
Olmsted Medical Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Outdoor sculpture by local artist Richard Brubaker for OMC main clinic in Rochester
Recipient
Olmsted Medical Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Install local art in OMC's primary clinic and emergency department
Recipient
Rochester Arts Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Stipends for artists participating in the public art bench project
Recipient
Rochester Arts Council
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Stipends for artists providing demonstrations at ARTiKids
Recipient
Rochester Civic Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
A play for the RACE exhibit
Recipient
Rochester Community and Technical College
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Minnesota Guitar Quartet Day in Rochester at library and RCTC locations
Recipient
Rochester Dance Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
RISE - an eclectic multidisciplinary dance performance at the Mayo Civic Center
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
Pilot project - World Music Series
Recipient
Rochester Music Guild
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,800
Scholarship competition and winner's recital
Recipient
Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras AKA SEMYO
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,632
Community outreach partnership with Rochester YMCA
Recipient
Churchill Elementary School
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$479
Art in nature residency with mosaic artist Lisa Arnold
Recipient
Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$560
Biennial Gasshuku music workshop at Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
Recipient
Minnesota Trout Unlimited
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,050,000
Fund Source

This program will restore and enhance in-stream and riparian fish and wildlife habitat in 11 watersheds across the state of Minnesota. The proposed projects will improve habitat for both game and non-game fish and wildlife species uniquely associated with cold water trout streams and provide expanded recreational opportunities for Minnesota anglers.

Recipient
Metropolitan Council/Environmental Financial Group Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,785
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,754
Fund Source

On behalf of the Metropolitan Council, Environmental Financial Group Inc. generated a matrix of water conservation programs with detailed information about the costs and benefits of the programs. Tools were also developed to allow users to calculate potential water savings, estimate program implementation costs, and test the effects of various water conservation programs and rate structures.

Recipient
Council on Black Minnesotans
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000

In May 2009, the Minnesota State Legislature asked the Minnesota Humanities Center and four state councils-the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, the Council on Black Minnesotans, the Chicano Latino Affairs Council, and the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans-to collaboratively create new programs and events that celebrates and preserves the artistic, historical, and cultural heritages of the communities represented by each council.

Recipient
Center for Energy and Environment
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000,000

Increasing energy conservation and efficiency in residences can play a significant role in Minnesota's goals for energy savings and carbon emissions reductions. The Center for Energy and Environment (CEE), a Minneapolis-based nonprofit organization, is using this appropriation to develop and implement innovative residential energy efficiency programs. Programs will be demonstrated in eight cities: Apple Valley, Austin, Duluth, Minneapolis, Owatonna, Park Rapids, Rochester, and St. Paul.

Recipient
Minnesota Department of Administration
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,420
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,314

Per Minnesota Laws, 2009, Chapter 172, Article 4, Section 2, Subd. 5, "Funds in this subdivision are appropriated to the commissioner of the Department of Administration for grants to the named organizations for the purposes specified in this subdivision. Up to one percent of funds may be used by the Department of Administration for grants administration. Grants made to public television or radio organizations are subject to Minnesota Statutes, sections 129D.18 and 129D.19."

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City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,425
General operating support
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Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,941
General operating support
Recipient
Rochester Art Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,992
General operating support
Recipient
Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras AKA SEMYO
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,768
General operating support
Recipient
Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester AKA Choral Arts Ensemble
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,882
General operating support
Recipient
Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,218
General operating support
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,000

Partner Organizations: It's About Time Theater, The History Center of Olmsted County.

Recipient
Minnesota Children's Museum
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$495,000

This funding is for arts, arts education, and arts access, and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.

The Minnesota Children's Museum will develop a literacy focused exhibit to catalyze community engagement around early childhood learning and education.

Recipient
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,623,500

Minnesota Public Radio is the state's largest cultural organization, providing 96 percent of the population with free access to some of the best broadcast cultural programming in the world. Minnesota Public Radio is using a grant from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund to implement projects around the following four goals:

Recipient
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,432,804
Fund Source

This project supports monitoring and assessment activities by MPCA EAO staff and includes lab analysis, equipment, and fieldwork expenses associated with monitoring and assessment activities.

Lake Monitoring: Lakes are monitored for nutrients, clarity and other information to provide the data needed to assess the aquatic recreation use support.

Recipient
Brave Community Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125
Original play as part of Christmas on Historic Broadway in Spring Valley
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Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125
Collaboration with Lyra Baroque Orchestra
Recipient
Thomas M. Evans
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,067
Exhibit works from recycled materials at SEMVA Gallery