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Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$142,590

CMSM will build upon the work that began with its 2015-16 appropriation by (1) Remediation and further development of exhibit areas that promote Arts & Cultural Heritage (ACH) learning (2) Expanding ACH learning opportunities for new audiences at off-site locations; (3) Engaging an outside Evaluation Consultant to help plan/implement strategies that meaningfully assess ACH learning outcomes and impacts; (4) Boosting the Museum’s capacity to serve more school/early learning groups.

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
Winsted Arts Council
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,963

Art Project

Recipient
Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts Legacy Grant

Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Minnesota Valley Chorale
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Waseca Arts Council, Inc. AKA Waseca Art Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Equipment and Facilities
Recipient
Waseca Arts Council, Inc. AKA Waseca Art Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Waseca Intermediate School
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,600
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Austin Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Berne Summer Concert Series
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Bridge Chamber Music Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,350

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Cultural Diversity Network of Owatonna
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,650

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Faribault Art Center Inc. AKA Paradise Center for the Arts
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,385

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
City of Faribault Parks and Recreation
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,990

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Goodhue County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,850

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Northfield Arts Guild
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,395

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
City of Northfield AKA Northfield Arts and Culture Commission
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Rochester Civic Theatre AKA The Rochester Civic Theatre Company
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Rochester Repertory Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association AKA SEMBA
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Summerset Community Theatre
2017 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
Willow Creek Intermediate School
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$374
Artist residency for sixth graders.
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
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.

Recipient
Zumbro Watershed Partnership, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,750
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$58,218
Fund Source

This project will complete an implementation plan, as required by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, for the Zumbro River turbidity TMDL project. It will also revise the Zumbro River Watershed Management Plan (completed 2007) to ensure it continues to reflect local needs, incorporates new information, and develops more effective linkages with related local, state and federal government programs.

Recipient
Steele County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified engineer to develop an engineering report for the Daniel S. Piper House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan on the importance of water in Dakota history in Minnesota.

Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000

ECRAC ACHF Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Kathleen M. Lamb
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Emerging Artist
Recipient
Wendy S. Placko
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Emerging Artist
Recipient
Dana A. Hanson
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500

Established Artist