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Dakota SWCD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Fund Source

This project will use the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District's existing Conservation Initiative Funding program to provide technical assistance and monetary incentives for targeted, medium-sized projects such as raingardens, bioinfiltration, biofiltration, bioswales, shoreline stabilizations, and other best management practices (BMPs). Project proposals will be solicited from faith based organizations, homeowner associations, school organizations, lake associations, and others that own or manage large areas of land.

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University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

These funds are being used to systematically collect data and produce statistically valid estimates of the rate of soil erosion and tracking the adoption of high residue cropping systems in in the 67 counties with greater than 30% land in agricultural row crop production. Designed to establish a long term program in Minnesota to collect data and produce county, watershed, and state wide estimates of soil erosion caused by water and wind along with tracking adoption of conservation measures to address erosion.

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University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

These funds are being used to systematically collect data and produce statistically valid estimates of the rate of soil erosion and tracking the adoption of high residue cropping systems in counties with greater than 30% land in agricultural row crop production. Designed to establish a long term program in Minnesota to collect data and produce county, watershed, and state wide estimates of soil erosion caused by water and wind along with tracking adoption of conservation measures to address erosion.

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Independent School District #659
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,994
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of Northfield Public Schools, 1855-2010.
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Independent School District #659
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified professional to complete a manuscript on the history of the Northfield public schools.
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Minnesota Zoo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$269,000

As Minnesota’s state Zoo, we are committed to ensuring that our programs are accessible to all our citizens – regardless of age, geographic location, disability or background. “Zoo Unlimited” is our community outreach and access initiative that unites a wide range of programs and policies designed to ensure every Minnesotan has unlimited opportunities to form stronger connections with the natural world. Legacy funds help us implement this program bridge barriers that keep people from connecting with all the Zoo has to offer.

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Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

CMSM opened its new permanent site with increased capacity to serve as an informal learning center that playfully engages children, families, and school groups in interactive experiences with the art and cultural heritage of southern Minnesota. With its current appropriation, CMSM is poised to strengthen its core as an institution that promotes arts and cultural heritage learning through continued

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Dakota County
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$570,334
Fund Source

REIMBURSE Dakota County $950,557 to acquire a 9.37-acre inholding property within Spring Lake Park Reserve.MC Action 2015-142 06/24/2015

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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.

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$381,896
Fund Source

This project is studying the response of certain aquifers to groundwater pumping. Research involves an aquifer test, which is an experiment where a well is pumped at a known, constant, pumping rate; changes in groundwater levels and stream flows in the areas around the aquifer test site are observed while the well is being pumped. These tests help us understand how groundwater flows between aquifers, which are underground rock and sand layers that hold water.

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Ramsey County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,259
Partner Organizations: Anoka County Historical Society, Dakota County Historical Society, Scott County Historical Society, and Ramsey County Historical Society Four county historical societies will begin a pilot program in 2015 to provide archaeology and cultural resource management outreach services to local history organizations in the seven-county metro area.The pilot project will address immediate needs of participating organizations, including public programming, data collection, collections care and staff training, while also providing valuable insight into long-term needs of local his
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Minnesota Pottery Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,970
Art Project
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New London Music Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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New London Music Group
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Art Project
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Peter B. Nelson
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
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Leo R. Smith IV AKA Lyon Smith
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
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Delene R. Teller
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
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Christopher C. Allen
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Joshua D. Bindewald
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Eric W. Carroll
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Jennifer Dobbs AKA Jennifer Kwon Dobbs
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Constance J. Evingson AKA Connie Evingson
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Artist Initiative
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Denise M. Fick
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Linda K. Gammell
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Alan M. Gerlach
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Joan B. Iron Moccasin
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Sophia E. Kim
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,700
Artist Initiative
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Brandon J. Kuehn
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,175
Artist Initiative
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Jessica H. Lourey AKA Jess Lourey
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Travis J. Lusk
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,315
Artist Initiative
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Shanai H. Matteson
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,968
Artist Initiative
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Erin Moren
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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David A. Mura AKA David Mura
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Cristina M. Pippa AKA Cristina Pippa
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Aaron K. Putt
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Linda K. Rossi
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Patrick E. Scully
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Zahra Tafarrodi AKA Niccu Tafarrodi
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Paul A. Wegner
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Andrew P. Wykes
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative