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Recipient
MN DNR
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,652,000
Fund Source

This appropriation funded 283 projects totaling 21,953 acres. The two largest types of enhancement were 112 woody removal projects totaling 10,160 acres and 134 prescribed burns totaling 10,082 acres. Additionally, we seeded 30 sites totaling 1386 acres, put in infrastructure for conservation grazing of 236 acres on 3 sites, conducted 3 oak savanna enhancements totaling 42 acres, and treated 47 acres of invasive species on 2 sites.

Recipient
Department of Natural Resources
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,700,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Accelerated Prairie Grassland Restoration and Management Program had a successful first round of funding from the Legacy Funds. The program worked through the growing pains and obstacles in getting a new program up and operational and was successful in enhancing nearly 5,800 acres of prairie and grasslands in eight of the ecological subsections of Minnesota. A contractor base has been established for this type of work statewide that needs to be evaluated and expanded on for future appropriations.

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
Mower County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
To send two people to the American Association of Museums annual meeting and conference, April 29-May 2, 2012, in Minneapolis.
Recipient
Natalie Nowytski
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,400
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Austin Area Commission for the Arts AKA Historic Paramount Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,760
A year long project to engage new audience members in the undeserved Hispanic and Sudanese population in the Austin area.
Recipient
Northwestern Singers of Austin Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Annual spring concert
Recipient
Rochester Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
ARTigras
Recipient
Picaresque II
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,300
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Mower County Agricultural Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368

To improve the lighting and display areas in Creative Arts Building.

Recipient
Austin Community Charitable Fund
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Austin Artworks Festival
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Hambone Music Festival
Recipient
Riverland Community College
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Playing with the Pros
Recipient
Sing Out Loud AKA Bella Voce Young Women's Choir
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Sing Out Loud Young Women's Choral Festival
Recipient
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band AKA Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band Parent Assn.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Mankato Area 77 Lancers Marching Band
Recipient
Waseca County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Waseca County Historical Society
Recipient
CityArt Sculpture Walk
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
CityArt Sculpture Walk
Recipient
Minnesota Over Sixty Band
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Minnesota State University-Mankato Performance Series
Recipient
Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church AKA Saint Paul's Lutheran Church
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,000
Arts Learning
Recipient
Rochester Community and Technical College
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,070
Arts Learning
Recipient
Lisa M. Fuglie AKA Monroe Crossing
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Illusion Theater and School, Inc. AKA Illusion Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,650
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Alison M. Mattila AKA Alison Scott
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,901
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
William C. McLaughlin
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$59,986
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Association AKA Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,350
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Minnesota Music Coalition
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$84,392
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Mower County Soil and Water Conservation District
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,929
Fund Source

This project will place the Cedar River watershed on a sustainable and clearly understood implementation process for comprehensive water management. All people living in the watershed and all groups operating and managing land in the watershed, are responsible stakeholders in the effort. Objectives for this phase of the project include:
1. Develop a comprehensive watershed restoration and protection strategy.
2. Continue development of a more coordinated and comprehensive citizen participation process.

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
Southeast Minnesota Water Resources Board-Winona State University
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,737
Fund Source

This project will build network and the skill set of local resource professionals to do effective civic engagement work for water restoration and protection in Southeast Minnesota. The cohort will be administered through the Southeast Minnesota Water Resources Board (SE MN WRB) which is an area wide Joint Powers Board (JPB) established to help improve and protect the water resources of the area through coordinating local water planning efforts. This JPB has successfully administered water quality grants in the past that have positively impacted the water resources of this region.

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
Center for Energy and Environment
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000,000

Increasing energy conservation and efficiency in residences can play a significant role in Minnesota's goals for energy savings and carbon emissions reductions. The Center for Energy and Environment (CEE), a Minneapolis-based nonprofit organization, is using this appropriation to develop and implement innovative residential energy efficiency programs. Programs will be demonstrated in eight cities: Apple Valley, Austin, Duluth, Minneapolis, Owatonna, Park Rapids, Rochester, and St. Paul.

Recipient
Albert Lea Art Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,720

General Operating Support

Recipient
Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative AKA Flourish Summer Camp
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,720
Play! In the Barn
Recipient
Matchbox Children's Theatre
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,720
General Operating Support
Recipient
Red Dragonfly Press
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,720
Read Locally!
Recipient
Rochester Arts Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,720
General Operating Support