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Recipient
Benton SWCD
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
Fund Source

Little Rock Lake experiences severe algae blooms due to excess phosphorus and these blooms are the worst known regionally. The goal of this project is to reduce algae blooms, improve water clarity, and avoid risk of drinking water contamination. The project will result in installing one farmer nutrient management project , four cover crops, two lakeshore buffer strips, six septic systems that also demonstrated an imminent threat to public health, six erosion control projects , one wetland restored, and one feedlot runoff control system.

Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$142,590

CMSM will build upon the work that began with its 2015-16 appropriation by (1) Remediation and further development of exhibit areas that promote Arts & Cultural Heritage (ACH) learning (2) Expanding ACH learning opportunities for new audiences at off-site locations; (3) Engaging an outside Evaluation Consultant to help plan/implement strategies that meaningfully assess ACH learning outcomes and impacts; (4) Boosting the Museum’s capacity to serve more school/early learning groups.

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
Great River Greening
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,208,000
Fund Source

The Anoka Sandplain Partnership (Phase 4) proposal will restore and enhance 917 acres of wildlife habitat on priority public lands principally within the Anoka Sandplain Ecological Region within the Metropolitan Urbanizing and Forest-Prairie Transition sections.

Recipient
Stearns History Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$93,000

To provide better organization of the museum's archival collections, allowing for greater public access to the community's historic resources.

Recipient
New London Music Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project

Recipient
Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts Legacy Grant

Recipient
BWSR
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
Fund Source

The RIM Camp Ripley Partnership, Phase VI will protect and restore 660 acres of high quality habitat along the Mississippi and Crow Wing Rivers and buffer the Nokasippi and Gull River WMAs, using approximately 11 conservation easements.

Recipient
Wadena Soil and Water Conservation District, Darren Newville, District Manager, darren.newville@mn.nacdnet.net (218) 631-3195 ext. 3
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,338
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,337
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,500
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$76,724
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,852
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$114,991
Fund Source

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has signed a Joint Powers Agreement with Wadena County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).

Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,545

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,700

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,100

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,905

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,971

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Pierz Community Education
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,689

Community Arts Access Project

Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000

Community Arts Education Support

Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$800
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls AKA Saint Francis Music Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,435
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Heartland Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
USA Community Chorus
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,475
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
USA Community Chorus
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,992

ECRAC ACHF Grant for Organizations

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

The Minnesota DNR and the Minnesota Forest Resources Council work with forest landowners, managers and loggers to implement a set of voluntary sustainable forest management guidelines that include water quality best management practices (BMPs) to ensure sustainable habitat, clean water, and productive forest soils, all contributing to healthy watersheds. This project will monitor the implementation of these forest management guidelines and BMPs on forested watersheds in MN.

Recipient
Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

General Operating Support

Recipient
Great River Regional Library
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$183,129
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$177,552

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. Great River Regional Library (GRRL) is a consolidated regional public library system in central Minnesota.

Recipient
University of Minnesota-Extension
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
Fund Source

Funding supports an Irrigation Specialist to develop guidance and provide education on irrigation and nitrogen best management practices (BMPs). In this position, Dr. Vasu Sharma provides direct support to irrigators on issues of irrigation scheduling and soil water monitoring. She is collaborating on the development of new irrigation scheduling tools that help irrigators manage water and nitrogen resources more precisely. These tools help reduce nitrogen leaching losses in irrigated cropping systems.

Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70,000
As a strategic document, the Legacy Strategic Agenda (LSA) has four goals that build on achievements realized during the first five years of Legacy funding. Over the next four years, the LSA strategic priorities in education, grants, partnerships and unfamiliar stories will be acted on, measured and sustained at the community level. A dedicated LSA Collaborative representing a cross-section of the history community meets quarterly around the state to guide the work of LSA Priority Action Teams and to share successes.
Recipient
Minnesota Military Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,640

To hire a qualified museum consultant to conduct a general preservation needs assessment survey and long range collections preservation plan.

Recipient
DNR
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,578,000
Fund Source

We will use a programmatic approach to achieve prioritized aquatic habitat protection. We will acquire shoreline on outstanding lakes and conservation easements on trout streams, and use working forest easements to protect water quality in targeted watersheds.

Recipient
The Cedar Cultural Center, Inc. AKA The Cedar
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$61,474
Operating Support
Recipient
Central Lakes College-Brainerd AKA Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,470
Operating Support
Recipient
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$328,557
Operating Support
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$61,005
Operating Support
Recipient
College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,435
Operating Support
Recipient
COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$40,588
Operating Support
Recipient
DLCCC, Inc. AKA Historic Holmes Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$42,218
Operating Support