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Cokato Elementary
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Greg Olson, CEO, writer, story teller, and main presenter, will work with students kindergarten through fourth grade. They will learn, through the use of live animals, the appropriate way to tell a story. Students will also learn that storytelling is used
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Delano Middle School
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,950
This proposal is for a collaborative project between Zoran Mojsilov, Delano School Middle School and numerous Delano organizations to create a sculpture as a tribute to the Delano Community, past and present. Zoran will work with the 7th grade classes thr
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Buffalo Community Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,589
This grant will enhance the Buffalo Community Orchestra's ability to provide quality arts programming.
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City of Delano
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$42,140
To remove brick infill and restore exterior doors of the Delano Village Hall, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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City of Buffalo
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,720

The city hired a preservation consultant to complete a Historic Context Study for the City of Buffalo. The general history of the community, organized by theme, provides useful information about the city's historic resources. Copies of the completed report have been given to the City Council and Planning Commission, the City Library, the Wright County Historical Society, the state Senator and Representative for the area and is available on the City's website.

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Cokato Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To make primary records accessible through a new microfilm reader/printer

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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.

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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:

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Annandale Public Schools
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,600
This will be an after school mixed age and ability Art Club. Under the guidance of two local artists we will research a demolished past Public Art project, namely the "Grain Elevator Mural." We will then design a Public Art mural for the Community Educati
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Buffalo Community Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,400
Buffalo Community Orchestra will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at the Performing Arts Center of Buffalo High School. Following the travel theme of earlier 2010-11 concerts ("To Transylvania and Beyond," "Destination: North Pole
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Buffalo Community Theater
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,400
Kiss Me Kate will be produced and performed at the Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center in July 2011 using all-amateur, local talent onstage, behind the scenes, organizationally, and in the orchestra pit.
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Buffalo Community Theater
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,115
Buffalo Community Theater will produce the farce "Noises Off" by Michael Frayn in October 2011 at the Discovery School Auditorium in Buffalo, Minnesota with actors, technicians and artists from Buffalo and the surrounding communities.
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City of Hanover
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
The City of Hanover would like to create its VERY FIRST public art project. We are a small rural city on the western fringes of the metropolitan area located within Wright County. The population in 2010 is 2,938 residents. The City recently initiated deve
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Delano Community Education
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,761
"Art Comes Alive!" will be the theme of our proposed collaborative, intergenerational arts experience for the children in Delano Community Education’s Tiger Kids Club childcare program and the seniors who attend the Delano Senior Center. The project, whic
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Howard Lake Community Education
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,208
The Howard Lake-Waverly- Winsted Community Theatre will bring "Annie Get Your Gun" by Herbert Fields, Dorothy Fields and Irving Berlin to the stage. There will be three (3) performances July 15-17, 2011 at the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School audit
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Buffalo Community Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,745
"To Transylvania and Beyond," an Orchestral Concert for all ages, was presented on October 30, 2010 at the Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center. Conductor Foster Beyers provided insight into the music in a pre-concert "Conductor Chat" at 6:30. The M
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Buffalo Community Theater
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,700
Buffalo Community Theater will produce the classic play "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde February 11-19, 2011 at the Discovery School Auditorium in Buffalo, Minnesota with actors, technicians and artists from the Buffalo and the surroundin
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Delano Council for Arts and Culture
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,920
The Delano Area Council for Arts and Culture will hold an event, "An Old-Fashioned Christmas in Historic Downtown Delano," on Saturday, December 4, 2010 with activities planned throughout the day from 9 am to 3 pm. The Old-Fashioned Christmas will provide
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Delano Middle School
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,044
CLIMB Theatre will present "The Bully Free Zone" to 5th and 6th graders in support of curriculum that discuss ways to prevent all types of bullying at Delano. Parents and community members will also be invited to the performance. The performance will enha
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Cokato Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide public access to the story of Smith Lake, a former settlement in Middleville Township (Wright County)
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City of Monticello
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,858
Fund Source
Geological study; observation well
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City of Monticello
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,585
Fund Source
Inventory leaking tanks and public education for tank owners
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City of Buffalo
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$583
Fund Source
Public education
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City of Rockford
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,002
Fund Source
Public education; identify abandoned wells
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YMCA Camp Manitou
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600
Fund Source
Seal 3 residential wells
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Otsego Heritage Preservation Commission
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,945

A consultant was hired to facilitate a process to grow the capacity of the organization to preserve and interpret history through a national training standard, known as StEPs. The StEPs program is an on-going process for continuous improvement.