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Recipient
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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Koochiching County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
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Arrowhead Library System
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$261,461
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$261,461

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
Arrowhead Library System
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$190,723
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$184,244

Minnesota’s twelve regional library systems, which encompass more than 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, can 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 library system is eligible to receive a formula-driven allocation from the annual $2.2 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Arrowhead Library System (ALS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in northeastern Minnesota.

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The Duluth Superior Film Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,350
Art Project Grant
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Duluth Superior Film Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Art Project Grant
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Lyric Opera of the North
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Art Project Grant
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Duluth Superior Film Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,375
Art Project Grant
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Jaques Art Center, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,936

Art Project Grant

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A.H. Zeppa Family Foundation AKA Zeitgeist Center for Arts and Community
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,375

Art Project Grant

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Delene R. Teller
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
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Lake of the Woods History Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Arts Access
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Lyric Opera of the North
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
Recipient
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,745
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Lake of the Woods Community Schools
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
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Zenon Dance Company and School, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,600
Arts Learning
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Stages Theatre Company, Inc. AKA Stages Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,460
Arts Learning
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Arrowhead Regional Corrections AKA Arrowhead Juvenile Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,800
Arts Learning
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COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,350
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Rolf C. Erdahl
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,990
Arts Tour Minnesota
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Christopher J. Koza AKA Chris Koza
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$53,773
Arts Tour Minnesota
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The Minnesota Opera AKA Minnesota Opera
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$149,924
Arts Tour Minnesota
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COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,350
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Northern Lights Music Festival, Inc
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,521
Arts Tour Minnesota
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Citizens for Backus / Alexander Baker, Inc. AKA Backus Community Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$37,759
Arts Tour Minnesota
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The Rose Ensemble
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
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St. Croix Watershed Research Station
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,795
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,647
Fund Source

The primary goal of this project is to analyze of dated sediment cores to reconstruct changes in the lake condition over the last 150 years. This will be done using multiple lines of evidence including biogeochemistry, sediment accumulation, and diatom and algal remains as biological indicators.

Recipient
Itasca County Soil and Water Conservation District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,365
Fund Source

"This project will meet the following goals: develop, implement, and evaluate the impacts civic engagement outcomes for the Big Fork River Watershed; create a citizen understanding of the Watershed Restoration & Protection Strategy (WRAPS) and Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) process and the role citizens and stakeholders can play in attaining water quality restoration and protection; provide opportunities for citizens and stakeholders to assist local partners and state agencies in developing priorities for restoration as well projects to accomplish protection of high quality waters; and

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Koochiching County Soil & Water Conservation District
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$161,596
Fund Source

The goals of this project are to develop and implement a stakeholder and public engagement program, update the Hydrological Simulation Program FORTRAN (HSPF) models for the Big Fork and Little Fork River Watersheds, develop Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) studies for impaired waterbodies, remove naturally impaired streams from the impairment list, develop a Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) report, and to conduct civic engagement activates necessary to ensure project success.

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Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000

To increase the Ojibwe language fluency, proficiency and literacy fo the Bois Forte Indian Community through partnerships with existing language perservation programs to develop a curriculum for pre-K learners, and K-6th grade.

Recipient
Duluth Children's Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

Through the construction of new interactive exhibits and the creation of educational programming, the Duluth Children's Museum will highlight the community and culture of Duluth and the surrounding region. A climbable, playable model of Duluth's iconic canal lighthouses and an educational Ojibwe waaginogaan are among the planned new elements being added to the museum experience.

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Joan Farnam
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$430
Career Development Grant
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Tyler W. Kaiser
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,232
Career Development Grant
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Prairie Skyline Foundation, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,000
To hire a qualified architect to prepare a conditions assessment and planning documents for the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, proposed to be used as a community center, and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Recipient
Children's Discovery Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$142,500

The Children's Discovery Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota aims to strengthen its highly successful School Service Program by retaining a Program development coordinator, changing core interactive exhibits and creating new curriculum for pre-school and K - 5 students in ten northern Minnesota counties.

Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,200
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Community Arts Support Grant
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MacRostie Art Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,909
Community Arts Schools and Conservatories
Recipient
MN Land Trust
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,690,000
Fund Source

Through this grant, the Minnesota Land Trust protected 641 acres and 39,415 feet (7.46 miles) of critical shoreland and high-quality wildlife habitats in Minnesota’s Northeast region through permanent conservation easements. Landowners donated $2,100,500 in easement value through this grant, greatly leveraging by 131% the $1,609,000 in grant funding provided by the Outdoor Heritage Fund. The amount of shoreland protected exceeded that proposed for the grant by 299%.