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

Two large, actively eroding gullies located a few miles apart in Amador Township are contributing tremendous loads of phosphorus and sediment to the St. Croix River. One gully (Gully A) includes a major agricultural gully, severe road erosion, and sediment deposits of a foot or more thick in a state park. The second gully (Gully B) is over 4 feet deep, adjacent to a road, and is an annual problem. Stabilizing these two gullies will greatly reduce the sediment and phosphorus loading to the St. Croix River, which will help meet the reduction goal of the Lake St.

Recipient
Chisago SWCD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Fund Source

Using a previous escarpment gully project as a model, the Chisago Soil and Water Conservation District will complete a similar inventory of actively eroding gullies along the Lower Sunrise River from the Kost Dam south to the confluence with the St. Croix, which includes the North Branch of the Sunrise, Hay Creek, and the Sunrise River main branch. There are major erosion issues along this stretch of river, no organized and efficient way to begin work in the area. The inventory report will provide the missing link.

Recipient
Chisago SWCD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Fund Source

The Chisago Soil and Water Conservation District has been successful in implementing Best Management Practices in certain targeted locations within the county, including the prioritized and assessed areas of Chisago City, Lindstrom, and Center City. However, there are many areas that want to implement conservation projects but aren't within targeted areas. This award will empower community partners, especially lake associations, to award grants for rain gardens, shoreline buffers, and other worthwhile projects to improve water quality.

Recipient
DNR
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,050,000
Fund Source

Many of Minnesota's wetlands have been lost and the remainder degraded.  Recent tiling and ditching have accelerated this situation.  Through this proposal, shallow lakes and wetlands will be designed, constructed, and intensively managed to benefit wetland wildlife and Minnesota residents.

Recipient
Minnesota Geological Survey
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$615,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$615,000
Fund Source

This project will accelerate production of County Geologic Atlases (part A). An atlas is a set of geologic maps and associated databases for a county that facilitate informed management of natural resources, especially water and minerals.

Recipient
Chisago County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
Recipient
Anoka Conservation District, Isanti County, Great River Greening, Stearns County SWCD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,190,000
Fund Source

The Anoka Sandplain Partnership (Phase 3) proposal will restore and enhance 2,952 acres of wildlife habitat on priority public lands principally within the Anoka Sandplain Ecological Region within the Metropolitan Urbanizing, Forest-Prairie, and Northern Forest regions.

Recipient
Lyric Opera of the North
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Art Project Grant
Recipient
Leo R. Smith IV AKA Lyon Smith
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
Recipient
Hillary A. Berg
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Shirley A. Chouinard AKA Shirl Chouinard
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Emily J. Donovan Carney AKA Emily Donovan
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Brandon J. Kuehn
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,175
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Jessica H. Lourey AKA Jess Lourey
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Travis J. Lusk
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,315
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Carrie E. Thompson AKA Carrie Elizabeth Thompson
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Hennepin Theatre Trust
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$94,200
Arts Access
Recipient
SteppingStone Theater Company AKA SteppingStone Theatre
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,350
Arts Access
Recipient
VSA Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$69,202
Arts Access
Recipient
Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Crossroads School and Vocational Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
Arts Learning
Recipient
Jennifer L. Hicks AKA Jennifer Bowen Hicks
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$69,524
Arts Learning
Recipient
MacPhail Center for Music
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,393
Arts Learning
Recipient
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,899
Arts Learning
Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,888
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
The O'Shaughnessy at Saint Catherine University AKA The O'Shaughnessy
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Rachael Kilgour
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,109
Career Development Grant
Recipient
Isanti County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,960
To gain intellectual and physical control of archival materials held in public trust.
Recipient
The Center for Irish Music
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,627
Community Arts Schools and Conservatories
Recipient
Chamber Music Society of Saint Cloud
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Community Arts Support

Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,664
To hire consultants to develop an exhibit on Dakota culture and history.
Recipient
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$199,726
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$196,480
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$233,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Discovery Farms program is a farmer-led effort to gather information on soil and nutrient loss on farms in different settings across Minnesota. The mission of Discovery Farms Minnesota is to gather water quality information under real-world conditions.

Recipient
Anoka CD
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$72,400
Fund Source

This feasibility study will produce strategies for wetland restoration and ditch hydrology changes to reduce the amount of phosphorus and solids that drain into Typo and Martin Lakes, the Sunrise River and St. Croix River. Total Maximum Daily Loads and other plans have identified this area as key for pollutant reduction, and the study will determine scope and effects of potential projects, allowing the district to prioritize those that will have the great impact on water quality.

Recipient
East Central Regional Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$130,404
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$130,404

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
Chisago Lakes Community Education
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Chisago Lakes Community Education
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,800
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Mary Ann Cleary
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Individual Artist Grant
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,994
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,998
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,788
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant