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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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DNR - Fisheries & Wildlife
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,505,000
Fund Source

Ducks Unlimited and Minnesota DNR Section of Wildlife completed 26 project affecting 7,603 acres, including three wetland restoration projects restoring 97 acres, 18 shallow lake enhancement projects enhancing 7,154 wetland acres, and five fee-title land acquisition projects protecting 352 acres.

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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.

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Cathedral Heritage Foundation
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,341

To make the Cathedral of St. Paul archives more accessible to the public, the Cathedral heritage foundation undertook a two-step project to sort, organize, inventory and file their collections. The first step involved general cleaning and the reorganization of materials. All materials were re-housed in archival storage units. Inventory information was entered into PastPerfect. The second step of the project focused on the recruitment and training of volunteers folow up on and continue the new preservation/storage best practices.

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Ramsey County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,973

The RCHS determined to gain intellectual and physical control over their historical collections documenting Ramsey County.

PastPerfect software was purchased and installed, and training was received by staff. An inventory technician was hired and trained to apply the software using best practice inventory methods. 2,306 artifacts (9% of the total inventory) were recorded and catalogued. The daily information was backed up and stored offsite.

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Ramsey County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,996

Phase two of a project to improve intellectual control of the stored 3-D collections by contiuing the partial-inventory of artifacts. During this phase of the inventory 2,155 objects were recorded making the total number recorded so far 4,461 or approximately 18% of the objects to be inventoried. Information garnered during the process will aid the determination of the amount of storage needed and the supplies necessary for proper storage and preservation. Once complete, the inventory will aid exhibit planning and creation.

Recipient
Philip W. Blackburn
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To compose and produce a Harbor Symphony for ships’ horns in Duluth-Superior and a Car-Horn Fanfare at several community events. To install wind-powered sound-sculptures in metro area parks.
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Felice C. Amato
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,500
To research, create, install, and maintain a series of ceramic niches in public sites throughout the state. The niches will contain small, narrative scenes relating to the sites.
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Christine A. Baeumler
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,850
To create a new body of artwork that focuses on the native and invasive species that inhabit the urban Mississippi watershed.
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Julie A. Buffalohead
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
This project will incorporate local Minnesota materials, and will educate Minnesota citizens about the rich visual and oral traditions of Native people.
Recipient
Julie A. Elhard
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To develop and expand her work as a soloist on the viola da gamba and to boost her presence in the electronic media through the creation of a website.
Recipient
Petronella J. Ytsma
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To research and document effects of exposure to Agent Orange/Dioxin on Minnesota Vietnam War veterans, complete a photographic series of intergenerational portraits for exhibition.
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Sherrie L. Fernandez-Williams
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,200
Work with an established writer who will help nurture her voice, strengthen her manuscript, and educate her on the business of writing. In addition she will host a reading and discussion with other writers.
Recipient
Ann E. Millikan
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Swede Hollow - a new opera created in collaboration with Friends of Swede Hollow and original residents of this historic area of Saint Paul, to be premiered in Swede Hollow Park on May 12, 2012.
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Kari I. Musil
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To compose music for a CD, hire and rehearse musicians, record, and premiere the music. To promote herself through the creation of a Website, and with multiple performances.
Recipient
Kimberly Y. Sueoka AKA Kim Sueoka
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,700
To research and create a full-length professional audio CD, a 12-minute DVD, and two public concerts in Minnesota featuring Hawaiian music on the theme of fresh water.
Recipient
Albra Thao AKA Fres Thao
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
A Hip Hop digital album, CD and vinyl record by an all Hmong American team for mass distribution at Hmong festivals and gatherings as well as through Hip Hop and community events.
Recipient
Denise M. Armstead
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,600
To complete an evening length dance/video piece, workshop it at a domestic violence shelter, perform it at the Ritz Theater in Minneapolis, and tour it to Silver Bay and Duluth.
Recipient
Valeng D. Cha
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To define an ethnic voice in his songwriting (process) and record a music CD (product) that examines sociopolitical issues within the Hmong American community using both Hmong and English languages.
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Aaron A. Gabriel
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To create and compose a new musical theater piece based on the Biblical story of David and Jonathan set in Northern Minnesota using a variety of theatrical techniques.
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Linda K. Gammell
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,200
To produce an artist book of photographs of medicinal plants with writing that contextualizes her interest in botany, photography, and issues of medicine/health/biodiversity.
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Ka Ly Bliatia AKA Oskar Ly
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist will gain enhanced technical skills and knowledge of production through workshops to produce 4-8 ready-to-sell wearable art pieces to be showcased in the Spring 2012 Art Crawl.
Recipient
Trever J. Nicholas
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To develop a new body of artwork that can be exhibited locally, nationally, and internationally. To find venues for that artwork, and construct a Website that accurately promotes his artistic progress.
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Michael W. Sawyer
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To gather and share traditional Minnesota fiddle tunes with audiences via modern venues and learn Minnesota old-time music and develop resources to preserve these traditions for future generations.
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Pritika Chowdhry
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

This project examines the role of public monuments as palimpsests of memory. Artist residencies in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh will support on-site research and creation of new work.

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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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Sounds of Hope, Ltd.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,880
The project will deliver global music concerts, workshops, and activities to 2,000 persons in three underserved communities: seniors in care facilities, youth, and adults with disabilities.
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Actors Theater of Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$49,000
Actors Theater of Minnesota offers free theater, a meal, transportation, and after-play educational questions and answers for members of our community partners grandparents/kin caregivers.
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ArtStart
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,000
The ScrapMobile, a portable art car (van) and art program of ArtStart's ArtScraps Materials Reuse Center, seeks funding to provide free summer arts programming instructed by ArtStart roster artists in parks, housing developments, and recreation centers for underserved youth/families in collaboration with Saint Paul Park and Recreation's Roving Rec program and the St Paul Public Library Bookmobile.
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SteppingStone Theatre AKA SteppingStone Theatre for Youth Development
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$101,000
In a new School-Community Access Project, SteppingStone Theatre will address barriers to participation and offer additional community-specific events for families in underserved communities.
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Teatro del Pueblo
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$44,500
Through the Cross-Connections Project Teatro del Pueblo will develop strategic relationships with artistic and community organizations to better reach recent Latino immigrants in the Twin Cities.
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COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$51,085
COMPAS and Sibley Bike Depot will create jobs within ArtsWork, an arts-based, employment program, for youth to learn bike repair and work with artist Jan Elftmann to turn them into works of art.
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West Side Theater Project
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Professional theater artists will work for and with the West Side neighborhood of St. Paul to create a community-engaged theater production in which community stories inspire the script and score, and professional and community actors share the stage.
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The History Theatre, Inc. AKA History Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$126,400
History Theatre is seeking funds to establish a new theater access program targeted toward schools and community programs in greater Minnesota in partnership with the Minnesota Historical Society.
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Hmong Arts Connection
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,930
Hmong Arts Connection request funds to produce two issues of Paj Ntaub Voice, the premier literary Hmong magazine, and to launch our Hmong writers speaking and teaching series.
Recipient
Keane Sense of Rhythm, Inc
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,207
Great Tap for an Even Greater Minnesota will travel to greater Minnesota providing free tap dance education and low cost performance to communities underserved regarding arts performance/educational opportunities, fitting into its mission to "expand the boundaries of American tap dance."
Recipient
Lakeshore Players, Inc. AKA Lakeshore Players Theatre
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,875

LPT' project will 1) perform shows in senior facilities, 2) perform a children' show in a family transitional housing facility and 3) bring those families to attend shows at our theater.

Recipient
Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,230
Fidgety Fairy Tales: The Mental Health Musicals promote positive images of children with mental health disorders. We will bring live musical theatre to three residential treatment programs.
Recipient
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
The Ordway will increase access for senior citizens with limited income and/or transportation challenges to attend “Guys and Dolls” and contribute stories of the time period through workshops with artists.