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2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,568,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,520,960

Per Minnesota Law, 1st Special Session, 2015, Chapter 2, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 6 (e). $1,600,000 each year is appropriated for a grant to the Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations for production and acquisition grants in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 129D.19. Ampers website: www.ampers.org KAXE, 91.7 FM - Grand Rapids KBEM, 88.5 FM - Minneapolis KBXE, 90.5 FM - Bagley/Bemidji KBFT, 89.9 FM - Nett Lake KFAI, 90.3 FM/106.7 FM - Minneapolis/St.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,568,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,552,960

Minnesota Public Radio is the state's largest cultural organization, providing 96 percent of the population with free access to some of the best broadcast cultural programming in the world.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,626,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,626,000

This funding is for grants to the Minnesota Public Television Association (MPTA) for production and acquisition grants accordance to Minnesota Statutes. MPTA Member stations are:KSMQ Public Television, AustinKAWE Lakeland Public Television, Brainered/BemidjiKTCA Twin Cities Public Television, Saint PaulKWCM Pioneer Public Television, AppletonKFME Prairie Public Television, Moorhead/CrookstonWDSE Public Television, Duluth

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$588,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$588,000

This funding will improve the Science Museum's collection of artifacts representing Minnesota's cultural heritage and create new forms of statewide cultural heritage educational opportunities for audiences of all ages.

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Minnesota State Band
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800

The Minnesota State Band is the Official Band of the State of Minnesota and has been in existence for 118 years (since 1898). The band is the only remaining State Band in the United States. This grant funds two out-state band tours and enables the Band to partner with school and/or community music groups to promote music and the arts around the state of Minnesota.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$196,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$196,000

The project "Minnesota's Youth Outdoors" expands on place-based educational opportunities for under-served youth throughout Minnesota. This project engages an additional 6,000 underserved Minnesota youth. Wilderness Inquiry partners with public, charter, and private schools to participate in experiential learning throughout greater Minnesota.

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Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
MNHS Press will publish a book showcasing MNHS' extensive collections of bandolier bags made and worn by several North American Indian tribes around the Great Lakes. The book will include a tour of Minnesota's seven Ojibwe reservations, showing bags associated with each area, and profiles of master beadworkers who provide personal insights into the work.
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Brainerd Public Library
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,633

ABCD Project Grant

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Wellness in the Woods Inc
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500

ABCD Project Grant

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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.

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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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Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$94,724
American Indian undergraduate students from across Minnesota participated in this unique intensive 17-day residential program. The students attended on-site presentations throughout Minnesota and experienced hands-on learning about the museum and archaeology fields and other historical and cultural preservation organizations. Students also learned about various career paths and academic requirements for working in these types of organizations, both on and off reservations, as well as challenges American Indian communities face related to preserving tribal heritage.
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Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
The MNHS permanent collection includes more than 6,500 objects related to American Indian culture and history. MNHS provides responsible stewardship of these items, in accordance with the federal Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act and industry standards for collections management. Meaningful partnerships with tribal communities are the key to successful stewardship. In FY16, MNHS continued collections outreach programming by partnering with Dakota tribes and Ojibwe bands throughout the state and beyond.
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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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Augustana Care
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,400

Art Project

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Buffalo Ridge Chorale
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,310

Art Project

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The Calumet Players, Inc.
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750

Art Project

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City of Cottonwood
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,300

Art Project

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Crow River Drumline Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,820

Art Project

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Cultural Awareness Organization
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project

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Dassel Area Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,783

Art Project

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Dassel Area Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,337

Art Project

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Dassel-Cokato Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000

Art Project

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Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,995

Art Project

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Dawson-Boyd Community Education
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,266

Art Project

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Fair Association of Jackson County
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,144

Art Project

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Friends of the Orchestra AKA Southwest Minnesota Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,955

Art Project

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Granite Falls Area Community Theater
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project

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Granite Falls Riverfront Revitalization
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000

Art Project

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Historic Hutchinson
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,755

Art Project

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Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,550

Art Project

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Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,723

Art Project

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Lakeview School District 2167
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,655

Art Project

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Lyon County Agricultural Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000

Art Project

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Marshall Area Farmers Market
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,250

Art Project

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Milan Village Arts School
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,613

Art Project

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Minnesota Pottery Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,995

Art Project

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

Art Project

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Redwood County
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,276

Art Project

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Rhythm of the River
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Art Project