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Recipient
North Star Museum of Boy Scouting and Girl Scouting
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,130
To research context for a manuscript by then 16-year-old Leon Blehart about a 1915 hike from St. Paul to San Francisco.
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
William Natzel AKA Wil Natzel
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,984
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Judith A. Saye-Willis
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Austin Public Schools
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
Recipient
McKinley Elementary School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
Recipient
Red Wing High School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
Recipient
The History Theatre, Inc.
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$41,180
Arts Access
Recipient
Austin Symphony Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Diversity Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Frozen River Film Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Mantorville Economic Development Authority
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,300
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Northfield Senior Citizens, Inc.
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Chamber Music Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Community Media
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Owatonna Arts Council AKA Owatonna Arts Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Main street mural project.
Recipient
Riverland Community College
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,805
Community corrections partnership public mural project.
Recipient
Vega Productions, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,600
After school guitar program.
Recipient
Beltrami County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,460
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Waseca Arts Council, Inc.
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Mankato Area Community Band
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,100
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Minnesota Over Sixty Band
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Willow Creek Intermediate School
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$374
Artist residency for sixth graders.
Recipient
LimnoTech
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$134,427
Fund Source
The goal of this project is to construct, calibrate, and validate an HSPF watershed model for the Cannon River Watershed.
Recipient
RESPEC
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$40,000
Fund Source
There are two main goals of this Cedar Basin HSPF project, A. Overall development of the HSPF model in the Cedar Basin of Minnesota; and B. Shell Rock River nutrient, DO , impairment modeling and TMDL completion.
Recipient
USDA-NASS, Douglas Hartwig, Director (651) 201-6030
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$58,826
Fund Source

The MDA partnered with the USDA National Agricultural Statistic Service (NASS) and University of Minnesota researchers to collect information about fertilizer use and farm management. Surveys were conducted over the phone. NASS staff are highly skilled at obtaining critical information over the phone with minimal time and burden on the producer.In 2011, the survey focused on the southeast region of Minnesota. The survey was designed to gather information about nitrogen fertilizer rates, timing of nitrogen application and use of nitrogen inhibitors.

Recipient
Steele County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,772
To improve care and management of collections through proper storage.
Recipient
Hiawatha Valley Resource Conservation & Development, Inc.
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,000

Terrestrial invasive plants such as buckthorn, wild parsnip, garlic mustard, and others are becoming widespread threats throughout many sites in Minnesota. Present chemical and mechanical control methods tend to be costly, effective only in the short-term, or have other negative environmental impacts. However, an alternative practice of using grazing animals for invasive species management is used successfully in many parts of the western United States.

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
Mower County Soil and Water Conservation District
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$182,020
Fund Source

This project will build upon existing planning and implementation efforts already taken on in the project area. The collection of existing information will be used to complement water information in support of a more successful and sustainable water quality improvement and protection implementation program. This will be achieved by active civic engagement activities throughout Phase I of this project.