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2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$198,000

As a core to Como’s mission on education, updating the aging interpretive signage and adding interactive and technology based interpretive and hands-on experiences is important. The cost to develop, design and produce these items is needed for African Hoofstock, Large Cats and the Japanese Gardens. The displays will demonstrate Como Zoo’s commitment to world-wide conservation measures.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,663,000

Per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6, this funding is for grants to the Minnesota Public Television Association for production and acquisition grants accordance to Minnesota Statutes, section 129D.18.

KSMQ Public Television, Austin

KAWE Lakeland Public Television, Brainered/Bemidji

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$495,000

The Science Museum of Minnesota’s work with schools is a continuation of efforts undertaken in the FY12-13 biennium, generously funded by an appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. With previous Legacy funds, we undertook a museum-wide evaluation of our offerings to schools and how we could better serve our student and educator audiences.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$346,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$346,500

Upon learning of State support for the Rochester project, the Museum implemented changes to our governance, staffing and operations structure to effectively expand our capacity. Initial exhibit, program, IT, marketing and communication plans have been launched for the opening. The Museum recently signed a lease agreement on a 5,000 square foot space that will provide engaging learning experiences for up to 30,000 anticipated visitors in the first year of operation. The address of the new Museum is 1643 ½ North Broadway, River Center plaza, MN 55906 and the new phone number is 507-218-3100.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$148,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$148,500

Per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6, is for grants to the Minnesota Children's Museum. These amounts are for arts, arts education, and arts access and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,801

The goal of the American Indian Family Center is to create an Early Childhood Montessori Language Immersion Program to offer to American Indian Families living in Saint Paul and the east metro area. This grant will recruit and select candidates for each training opportunity (both the Montessori Teacher and Assistant), train the candidates in both models (Montessori and language immersion), and ultimately place the candidates in programs that are committed to offering the model for early learners.

Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$266,057
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$273,267

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.

Recipient
Cultural Awareness Organization AKA International Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
2012 International Festival
Recipient
Dakota Wicohan
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,875
Art of Dakota Tanning and Beading
Recipient
Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Hmong Youth Dance Company Performance
Recipient
Clearview Elementary
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,678
Puppetry at Clearview Elementary
Recipient
Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,500

The Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans in collaboration with the Minnesota Humanities Center will fund arts and cultural heritage programming to educate, highlight, and promote understanding of the arts and cultural heritage of Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) for all Minnesotans.

Recipient
Centro, Inc. AKA Centro Cultural Chicano, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,250
El Pueblo de Nuestros Espiritus
Recipient
Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,950
Iraqi women artists exhibition
Recipient
MinHua Chorus
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Twenty Years of Music

Recipient
Tapestry Folkdance Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,400
Folk dance youth outreach program
Recipient
Al-Bahira Middle Eastern Dance Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Ifrita Helwa
Recipient
Chaske Cikala Wacipi
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,600
The Little Dance in Chaska
Recipient
Chinese American Association of Minnesota AKA CAAM Chinese Dance Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
The Silken Thread
Recipient
Cultural Society of Filipino-Americans
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,500
Pamana IX
Recipient
Katha Dance Theatre
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Karna Kunti Sambad

Recipient
Mizna
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arab Film Festival
Recipient
Bemidji High School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,200
Presentation of ôMark Twain Himselfö to Bemidji High School Students and the public
Recipient
Bemidji Woodcarving Club
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,705
Scandanavian flat-plane style wood carving workshops
Recipient
Depot Preservation Alliance
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,376
Timeless Traditions Concert at the Depot in Baudette
Recipient
Pequana Playhouse
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,200
ôAccording to Coyoteö mixed Blood Theater Production at Pequana Playhouse
Recipient
Roseau County Agricultural Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,064

To allow people with mobility challenges greater access to heritage events at Roseau County Fair grandstand.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,277
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,273

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-Children's Museums. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including releasing an RFP, overseeing the proposal process, coordination of the independent review panel, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,626
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,369

Per Minnesota Law, the Minnesota Humanities Center administers a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-Children's Museums. The Humanities Center uses a portion of the funds to provide grants administration, including releasing an RFP, overseeing the proposal process, coordination of the independent review panel, agreement drafting, financial and program monitoring, and reporting.

Recipient
Beltrami County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,400
John Berquist performances in Bemidji and Baudette
Recipient
Bemidji Community Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,526
Theater presentation of ôThe Magical Pied Piperö in Bemidji
Recipient
Boys and Girls Club of White Earth
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,008
Boys and Girls Clubs of the White Earth Reservation Regalia Workshop
Recipient
Indigenous Environmental Network
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,088

Wesley May Mural

Recipient
Mask and Rose Women's Theater Collective
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,160
The Legend of Paul Bunyan - the Musical
Recipient
Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,282
Youth Music and Arts Showcase IV
Recipient
Pequana Playhouse
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,440
Mixed Blood Theater Production of ôHijab Tubeö
Recipient
White Earth Tribal and Community College
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,016
Anishinaabe Oral Storytelling Event
Recipient
White Earth Tribal and Community College
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,956
Elemental Arts: Natural ôWildö Plant Dyes and Papermaking Workshop and Exhibit
Recipient
Cambodian Assocation of Rochester Minnesota AKA Cambodian Assocation of Rochester Minnesota
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Project FINE
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant