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Will Steger Foundation
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

The Will Steger foundation initiated the documentation of Will Steger's collection of journals, media and images found in a wide variety of formats and locations. A professional archivist was contracted to conduct a basic artifact inventory. The objects were then prioritized for cataloguing and digitization. The collection has been consolidated and the inventory record established. This is phase 1 of 3 for the project; "A Minnesota Hero: Preserving the Will Steger Story".

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Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,833,000
Fund Source

With these funds we were able to restore, protect, and enhance 24,611 acres of native and restored grassland in Minnesota. Much of this work was done through the DNR Roving Crews, a new program funded with these dollars that has significantly increased the state's habitat management capabilities. In addition to these enhancement activities we were able to enroll acres in the DNR's Native Prairie Bank Easement Program as well as acquire acres for the SNA program.

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,416,000
Fund Source

Accomplishments of the appropriation include: i) protection of 3.9 miles of shoreline; ii) modification of 4 lake outlet structures to allow fish passage, benefiting 1,264 acres; iii) enhanced river and stream functions at 15 sites, benefiting over 17 river miles; and iv) enhance 4.5 miles of shoreline habitat on publicly-owned lakeshore.

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,791,000
Fund Source

This program will increase populations of a variety of game and non-game wildlife species by protecting and enhancing forest habitats on which wildlife depends. This program of on-the-ground forest conservation projects will amplify the wildlife value of forest communities on DNR administered forestlands. Our forest enhancement will treat 4,472 ac. These activities are not conducted as part of the DNR's commercial timber operations. Additionally, our program will acquire 404 acres of forestland that contributes to habitat complexes and other high priorities.

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Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$161,308
Fund Source

At Above the Falls Regional Park, acquire 0.4 acre inholding at 2220 Marshall St. NE.

Recipient
Three Rivers Park District
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$119,250
Fund Source

At Elm Creek Park Reserve, acquire 1.4 acre inholding (Zopfi) at 12208 Hayden Lake Rd. W.

Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$408,625
Fund Source

At Above the Falls Regional Park, acquire 3.57 acre inholding (Scherer Lumber Co. - year 2 of 2).

Recipient
Talmud Torah of Minneapolis
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To document in 10 interviews the story of Holocaust survivors in Minnesota

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
Regents of the University of Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,983

A series of eight oral histories were collected from landscape architects. These interviews document the story of landscape design in 20th Century Minnesota. The participants were asked to reflect on what personal experiences influenced their professions and how Minnesota spaces have been enhanced by landscape architecture over the past century.

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VSA Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$265,000
Regranting Program through VSA of MN
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Anoka Conservation District
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600,000
Fund Source

A direct appropriation of $400,000 in FY 2010 and $600,000 in FY2011 for the Anoka Conservation District (ACD) is for the metropolitan landscape restoration program for water quality and improvement projects in the seven-county metro area.

Recipient
Julie A. Boada
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
To create a theater piece to be presented at the Fergus Falls storytelling festival that is an opportunity to showcase her work independently.
Recipient
Brian J. Malloy
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,114
To conduct interviews and research necessary to complete a novel-in-progress.
Recipient
Kevin G. Obsatz
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Construction of a device that will transfer hand-processed, experimental 16mm film footage into a high-quality digital format with a DSLR camera and vice-versa.
Recipient
Amy Anderson
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Through the pairing of portraits and audio recordings of at-risk youth she will create an exhibition that develops her skills as an artist and challenges cultural stereotypes.
Recipient
Laura M. Andrews
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,823

To join fishing and group-hunting expeditions in northern Minnesota to experience first hand the subject of her current work and produce a group of paintings from these trips to be shown in 2012.

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James W. Anton AKA Jim Anton
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To advance his career as an independent artist by releasing new recordings, implementing a complete promotional strategy, and leading his ensembles in performance.
Recipient
Loretta A. Bebeau
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To complete nine paintings using alphabets from different languages for one scheduled exhibit and one exhibit in planning stage, then create a website to give the work a Web presence.
Recipient
Neal K. Swanger
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To fund his first solo album, including 72 hours of songwriting, instrumentation, and recording lessons for youth ages 8-14 at Urban Arts Academy.
Recipient
Andrea S. Carlson
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,700
To broaden her knowledge of 3D materials and film-based work by building and burying a sculpture in the ground, leaving it for six months and documenting it's excavation.
Recipient
Joseph M. Chvala AKA Joe Chvala
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To expand his creative process and develop a new type of performance involving students, audiences, professional dancers, and musicians all coming together in a community event.
Recipient
Morgan G. Willow
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
To complete the final three essays for the collection - A Matter of Translation - prepare the finished manuscript for publication, research appropriate publishers, and begin submitting the book for publication.
Recipient
Bryan D. Worra AKA Bryan Thao Worra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To finish and present a new manuscript of Lao Minnesotan poetry in Minnesota and develop new skill sets in performance and instruction, business, and arts technology.
Recipient
Bradley N. Durham AKA Brad Durham
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
The project will explore and create mono prints with a focus on the Tomalist movement for inspiration and direction. Techniques learned here will inform new paintings toward the goal of future exhibitions.
Recipient
Anna Eveslage
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,500
A fictional multimedia (photography and sound) piece about one man's love, loss, and obsessions.
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Anika Fajardo
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,800
A creative nonfiction work-in-progress about growing up in Minnesota and meeting her Colombian father for the first time.
Recipient
Ying Zhang
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,600
Create and perform fusion music for Chinese and Scottish pipes at concerts and festivals to begin a multiyear collaboration project with the major ethnic music groups of Minnesota.
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Laddavanh L. Insixiengmay
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
To create her own compositions based on traditional motifs, and to develop broader interpretation of traditional designs to capture concepts of love and family using the “ikat" technique in Lao waving.
Recipient
Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To complete revising her novel and create an administrative structure to support artistic outreach.
Recipient
Lindsay M. Kaplan
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To photograph the process of farming throughout the growing season, creating a body of work that illustrates rural life in Minnesota while bringing to light local agricultural resources.
Recipient
Michael R. Kareken
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
For the creation of large-scale paintings of scrap and recycling facilities.
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Margaret S. McCreary AKA Margo McCreary
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,080
To market her puppet work to audiences outside the Twin Cities, and for more time performing puppet theater.
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May Neng Moua AKA Mai Neng Moua
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To complete the writing of the memoir - The Bride Price - and submit it for publication.
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Lisa L. Nankivil
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
For a year long period of focused study and work in the discipline of water-based, non-toxic printmaking, culminating in a public exhibition and catalogue.
Recipient
Rebecca L. Olstad AKA Becky Olstad
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support the continued production and future exhibition of her current photographic project documenting boxing in the state of Minnesota.
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Timothy G. Piotrowski
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To produce a visual and narrative illustration or embodied photographic history of how fashion trends from 1800-1945 have accentuated the body to define certain erotic zones.
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David M. Sparrows AKA David Petersen
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To develop artwork for two exhibitions and a book project with the goal of elevating his career and expanding the scope of his practice.
Recipient
Annie K. Rollins
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,065
The proposed project is a new shadow puppet play that mixes Chinese and American shadow styles to bring an entirely new form of shadow puppetry to Minnesotan audiences.
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Sarah L. Sampedro AKA Sarah Rust Sampedro
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase materials and printing services to create a gallery exhibition for the Art and Motherhood project, and for dedicated time to follow through with the project.