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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.

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
Commonweal Theatre Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Pilot program "Commonweal Presents"
Recipient
Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative AKA Flourish Summer Camp
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Performance series "Play In the Barn"
Recipient
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,400
Stringwood festival concerts and masterclass
Recipient
Lanesboro Arts Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000
Pilot project involving educational workshops on iron casting and sculpture
Recipient
Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,055
Pilot program - jazz camp
Recipient
Chatfield Public Schools
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$85
Eighth grade art-in-3D exercises with artist Jackie Braze
Recipient
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$560
Stringwood summer chamber music camp for middle and high school students
Recipient
Rushford-Peterson Public Schools
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$415
History in Song with musician Elisa Korenne
Recipient
Commonweal Theatre Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$26,406
The Commonweal Theatre Company requests support for a 2011 Minnesota tour of Henrik Ibsen's timeless play, An Enemy of the People, to share our affinity and knowledge of "the father of modern drama" with underserved audiences.
Recipient
Minnesota Land Trust
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

This initiative protected 548 acres of habit in the blufflands region of southeastern Minnesota--an area that contains unique and ecologically important prairie, oak savanna and grassland habitat along with outstanding forested bluffs, woodlands, floodplains and cold water trout streams.

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
Multiple Local Government Units
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,234,350
Fund Source

Currently, there are approximately 5,050 feedlots with fewer than 300 animal units that need to come into compliance with State feedlot rules. Clean Water Feedlot Water Quality Management Grant funds are being used to provide financial assistance to landowners with feedlot operations less than 300 animal units in size and located in a riparian area or impaired watershed.

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."

Recipient
National Wild Turkey Federation
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$85,000

Overall Project Outcome and Results
This project contained two types of habitat enhancement that resulted in the enhancement of a total of 72 acres of habitat.

Recipient
Commonweal Theatre Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,961
General operating support
Recipient
Lanesboro Arts Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,729
General operating support
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:

2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,417

Partner Organizations: City of Wykoff, Wykoff Historical Society.

Recipient
Commonweal Theatre Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,500
Underwrite a new state-of-the-art lighting upgrade
Recipient
Celeste Birkeland
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,830
Multimedia exhibition paying homage to a rural woman in history
Recipient
Paul A. Lambrecht
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,830
Create sculptural pieces for solo exhibition at Lanesboro Art Center
Recipient
Tracey D. Lambrecht
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,220
Attend a pastel workshop
Recipient
Chatfield Economic Development Authority
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,750

The grant money was utilized for the creation of Record Drawings and plans.

Record Drawings are documents produced by licensed professionals detailing the existing condition of the a particular structure which is needed in order to proceed with the project's scope of the Chatfield school and Potter Auditorium renovation and creation of a regional arts center.

Recipient
Lanesboro Community Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$920
Two outdoor performances of "Curse You Jack Dalton"
Recipient
Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Fillmore County SWCD (507) 765-3878 ext. 3
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$224,576
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,364
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$235,457
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$230,730
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$395,000
Fund Source

The Root River Field to Stream Partnership is comprised of farmers, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the Minnesota Agricultural Water Resource Center, The Nature Conservancy, Fillmore and Mower County Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the Root River SWCD,  Monsanto and academic researchers.Together, project partners are addressing the following key questions:What is the range of sediment, nitrogen and phosphorus losses from agricultural fields on real farms in southeast Minnesota?What are the long-term trends and relationships between specific farming practices and water qualit

Recipient
Chatfield Brass Band, Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,740
Nine-week "Music in the Park" concert series
Recipient
Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative AKA Flourish Summer Camp
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,770
Flourish summer camp
Recipient
Lanesboro Community Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,180
Six performances of Noel Coward's farce "Blithe Spirit"
Recipient
Rushford Area Society of the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,708
Administrative support
Recipient
Rushford Area Society of the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,003
Administrative personnel and music for Take Note
Recipient
Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,770
May 2010 bluegrass festival
Recipient
Southeastern Libraries Cooperating
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$459,484
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$514,072

Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment raises revenue for Clean Water, Outdoor Heritage, Parks and Trails, and Arts and Cultural Heritage. Libraries are beneficiaries of a portion of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Funding.

Recipient
University of Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000

Native trout require clean, cold water that usually originates from springs, but the springs feeding the 173 designated trout streams in southeastern Minnesota are under increasing pressure from current and expected changes in land use. This joint effort by the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is working to identify and map the springs and the areas that feed water to these springs and to learn how these waters might be affected by development and water use.

Recipient
MN DNR
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000

Native trout require clean, cold water that usually originates from springs, but the springs feeding the 173 designated trout streams in southeastern Minnesota are under increasing pressure from current and expected changes in land use. This joint effort by the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is working to identify and map the springs and the areas that feed water to these springs and to learn how these waters might be affected by development and water use.

Recipient
Multiple Local Government Units
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$860,000
Fund Source

Successful long-term treatment of sewage depends on a system capable of providing adequate treatment and effective on-going operation and maintenance. Clean Water Fund Subsurface Sewage Treatment System (SSTS) Program Enhancement funds are used by counties to strengthen programs dedicated to SSTS ordinance management and enforcement. These funds are used for a variety of tasks required to successfully implement a local SSTS program including inventories, enforcement, and databases to insure SSTS maintenance reporting programs.