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Leech Lake Tribal College
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,709
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,911

Leech Lake Tribal College is commiteed to the goal of ensuring that Ojibwemowin remains a vital part of our culture for generations to come. This grant will play an important role in complementing that work and helping LLTC make Ojibwemowin more accessible to our community. The purpose of our grant propsal is to create more and varied learning opportunites accessible to students, staff, and community members in order to create more Ojibwemowin learners and speakers.

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The College of Saint Scholastica
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,864
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
Recipient
The College of Saint Scholastica
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,904
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
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Bemidji State University AKA Bemidji State University Music Department
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

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The College of Saint Scholastica
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,400
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
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Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Kearney International Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Saint Olaf College
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,385

Arts Tour Minnesota

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Regents of the University of Minnesota (University of Minnesota Press)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire qualified professionals to publish Howard Greene's journals about the north woods of Minnesota.

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Funding is awarded to projects selected by the evaluation committee. This is a competitive process.
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$662,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$663,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$787,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$788,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,100,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,050,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,050,000
Fund Source

The  goals of the program are to evaluate the effectiveness of agricultural conservation practices, identify underlying processes that affect water quality, and develop technologies to target critical areas of the landscape. Funded projects provide current and accurate scientific data on the environmental impacts of agricultural practices and help to develop or revise agricultural practices that reduce environmental impacts while maintaining farm profitability.

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Central Lakes College
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
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University of Minnesota
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$154,038
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Fund Source

The principal goal of this project is to fill critical data gaps and to establish a participatory watershed management framework for the Duluth Metropolitan Area (DMA) that mimics the statewide Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) process.

Recipient
Saint Olaf College
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,574
Folk and Traditional Arts
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Fond du Lac Tribal College
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,400
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,150

Raise the bar for language learning, immersion program expansion and language revitalization on a broader scale.

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St. Cloud State University
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,816
To hire a qualified archaeologist to conduct a survey to locate the remains of Fort Holes.
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota (Bell Museum of Natural History)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire qualified professionals to edit a manuscript on the history of the Bell Museum and Planetarium.

Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota (Bell Museum of Natural History)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified historian to research the history of the Bell Museum and Planetarium.

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Regents of the University of Minnesota (Center for Urban and Regional Affairs)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,236

To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs.

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Metropolitan Council/University of Minnesota/Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,130
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,870
Fund Source

The University of Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) identified opportunities for industrial water users in the North and East Metro Groundwater Management Area (N&E Metro GWMA) to reduce their water consumption as part of the Department of Natural Resources strategies under the GWMA plan. The source of water in this delineated region is almost exclusively groundwater. Several approaches were used for this effort in order to reach, inform, and interact with a broad range of industrial users.

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Metropolitan Council/University of Minnesota/Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,650
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,700
Fund Source

The Metropolitan Council, in conjunction with the University of Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP), are exploring opportunities for water conservation by businesses in the eleven county metropolitan area. Opportunities for water conservation will be defined for three businesses through the dedicated resources of three MnTAP interns. The interns will analyze water conservation opportunities through full time work on site over the summers of 2014 and 2015.

Recipient
St. Cloud State University
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000

To hire a qualified historian to research the cultural history of St. Cloud State University.

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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.

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Lake of the Woods Soil and Water Conservation District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,303
Fund Source

This project is to conduct water chemistry monitoring at two subwatershed sites and two major watershed sites in 2016 and 2017 based on flow conditions, targeting runoff events using protocols defined in the Watershed Pollutant Load Monitoring Network (WPLMN) Standard Operating Procedures and Guidance. The data collected will be submitted to Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and used for calculating pollutant loads.

Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota (Department of Anthropology)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,233

To hire a qualified archaeologist to conduct a survey of Dakota and Ojibwe sites in Wadena.

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College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,435
Operating Support
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Saint John's University AKA Saint John's University Fine Arts Programming
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,908
Operating Support
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College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,708
Operating Support
Recipient
Saint John's University AKA Saint John's University Fine Arts Programming
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,856
Operating Support
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota (U of M Libraries)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$88,386

To provide better organization of archival materials, allowing for greater public access to historic resources.

Recipient
University of Minnesota: Sponsored Projects Administration
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source

This project will develop and present to the MN association of townships on stormwater best management practices and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater permits.

Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota (Humphrey School of Public Affairs)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,497

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

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U of MN - Duluth NRRI
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$416,000
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College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,115
Project Grant
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Saint John's University AKA Saint John's University Fine Arts Programming
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Project Grant
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College of Saint Benedict AKA College of Saint Benedict Fine Arts Programming
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Project Grant
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Regents of the University of Minnesota (Institute on Community Integration)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,960

To hire qualified professionals to publish a book on the history of Minnesota's law requiring special education.

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Bemidji State University American Indian Resource Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Quick Grant for Organizations
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Rainy River Community College
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,650
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,650

The purpose of the grant is to increase and enhance the understanding of the American Indian Ojibwe language and culture to ensure positive reinformcement of the self image and sense of identity four our American Indian Ojibwe people: To engage American Indian Ojibwe language and culture in our communities.

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Metropolitan Council/University of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,648
Fund Source

The Metropolitan Council, in conjunction with the University of Minnesota, is evaluating outdoor water use in the Twin Cities metro region - a subject which has come under the spotlight recently due to concerns related to water quality and quantity issues. In the Twin Cities, 20% of all treated drinking water is used outdoors, with a majority of this being used on lawns and landscapes. The goal of this proposal is to reduce water use in the home landscape by conducting assessments, research, and demonstration around the smart use of irrigation.

Recipient
Minnesota State University, Mankato (Library Services)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,175

To digitize issues of the student newspaper, "The Reporter," allowing for greater public access to this historic resource.

Recipient
Multiple public water systems
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$113,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source

Approximately 70 percent of all Minnesotans rely on groundwater as their primary source of drinking water. Wells used for drinking water must be properly sealed when removed from service to protect both public health and Minnesota’s invaluable groundwater resources. The Minnesota Department of Health protects both public health and groundwater by assuring the proper sealing of unused wells.
Clean Water funds are being provided to well owners as a 50% cost-share assistance for sealing unused public water-supply wells.