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Minnesota Public Television Association (MPTA)
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,237,000

This funding is for production and acquisiton grants in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 129D.18. The following MPTA stations received funding in FY2010:

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Pheasants Forever
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,600,000
Fund Source

Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partnered to permanently protect, restore and enhance 1,630 acres of grassland and 294 acres of wetland as Waterfowl Production Areas in Western and Southern Minnesota. All lands acquired will be owned and managed in perpetuity by the USFWS as part of the National Wildlife Refuge System and open for public recreation.

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Ducks Unlimited
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,528,000
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Ducks Unlimited enhanced 6,882 wetland acres through the bio-engineering and installation of water control structures on managed shallow lake outlets for Minnesota DNR, and protected 76 wetland and 103 upland acres on a shallow lake through a purchased conservation easement.

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Appleton 52 Wing Restoration Committee
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,650
2010 Summer Concert Series
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Cultural Awareness Organization
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,750
2010 International Festival
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Dassel Area Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,112
Universal Laboratories fence mural project
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Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
Concert by Neal and Leandra and performance by Theatreworks USA -- The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe
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Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500
Cantus concert and student choral master class
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Marshall Area Stage Company
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,473
2010 summer musical "Hello Dolly"
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Prairie Arts Chorale
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,323
Concert series "Island Magic"
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Walnut Grove Community Club
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150
2010 Music and Art Family Festival
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Ragamala Dance
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,500
Ragamala Dance and Mu Daiko will present a shared public performance at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center, providing an affordable experience of Indian and Japanese performing arts to the southern Twin Cities suburbs, and a free school matinee.
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Fergus Falls Center for the Arts AKA A Center for the Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,700
"Stories from Yesterday and Today: Continuing the Circle of Life" - A Center for the Arts, Kaddatz Galleries, and Otter Tail County Historical Society bring storytelling into senior centers while gathering stories from seniors to share with community and family.
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Cantus
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,766
Cantus's access project will bring its singers to community centers and other sites to perform and interact with underserved communities in a new Cantus Harmony initiative, and will dedicate 10 percent of home concert tickets to low-income music-lovers, an ongoing effort.
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In Progress
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,250
Fresh Voices is a digital arts project dedicated to the creation of photographs, videos, and writing pieces that publicly acknowledge and celebrate the voice of Latinos living in the rural community of Crookston, Minnesota.
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IFP MINNESOTA
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$29,485

IFP Minnesota will provide classes in photography and filmmaking six times per year to residents of the Inpatient Transitional Rehabilitation Program at Courage Center. Students will receive training in digital video and/or photography, and have opportunities to express themselves through these mediums. An exhibition of this work will be provided through a photography show and screening at Courage Center, and through presentations on Courage Center' intranet and closed circuit television, and on IFP Minnesota's website.

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The Loft, Inc. AKA The Loft Literary Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,775
The Loft will deepen its relationships with and investigate and remove barriers to participation in Loft programs for writers and literary readers and those in the makings who are recent immigrants, people living with disabilities, and teens.
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Minneapolis Pops Orchestra Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
The Minneapolis Pops Orchestra will perform five free concerts for seniors during July 2010: Four coffee concerts at the Nicollet Island Pavilion, with listeners bused in from Twin Cities' senior activity centers; and a neighborhood concert in Elliot Park.
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Off-Leash Area AKA Off-Leash Area: Contemporary Performance Works
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
To present the first annual Off-Leash Area Neighborhood Garage Tour of "A Gift for Planet BX63," a remount of its 2007 garage production, for a tour of sixteen performances in eight neighborhoods over two months, reaching an estimated 600 people.
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TU Dance
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,430
TU Dance proposes to launch an access initiative reaching out to people of color to engage new (first-time) audiences, with presentations by the artistic directors to target groups throughout the Twin Cities supported by efforts that address specific participation barriers.
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Theater Mu, Inc. AKA Mu Performing Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
Mu Performing Arts requests $30,000 to hire a community development liaison, who will oversee our Stories program, a theater education initiative for underserved Asian American youth to articulate their lives and address their needs through the performing arts.
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Minnesota Chorale
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
The Twin Cities Elder Choir mobilizes and celebrates the voices of Minnesota's seniors, engaging new audiences and building understanding through performances by an artistically ambitious, 50-voice chorus organized in collaboration with the MacPhail Center and residential care facilities across the Twin Cities.
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VSA Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
VSA arts of Minnesota staff will conduct audience development work in five greater Minnesota communities to increase participation at arts performances by people who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/low vision.
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Saint Paul Neighborhood Network
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
The Neighborhood Video Project offers access to the media arts for middle school-aged youth who cannot participate in the arts because of transportation and financial barriers, in order to empower them to share their diverse cultural heritages with the community.
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Austin Area Commission for the Arts AKA Historic Paramount Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,760
A year long project to engage new audience members in the undeserved Hispanic and Sudanese population in the Austin area.
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The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,000
Through new and expanded partnerships with three Saint Paul Public School District schools in targeted communities, we will increase accessibility to high-quality music education and performance opportunities for disadvantaged youth, families, and neighborhoods in the east metro of the Twin Cities.
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Lundstrum Center for the Performing Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,000
To support outreach efforts to the youth of North Minneapolis who are underserved and underrepresented and provide access to arts education and performance opportunities by eliminating perceived or real barriers to the arts.
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Sounds of Hope, Ltd.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,750
The proposed project would test our capacity to reach more widely into underserved Twin Cities communities with a greater number of mini-concerts and workshops for seniors, people with developmental disabilities, low-income families, at-risk youth, etc.
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Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,044
To establish a scholarship fund that can be used by low-income residents in our community to ensure that anyone with an interest can access our programming regardless of financial ability.
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COMPAS, Inc. AKA COMPAS
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,510
COMPAS will collaborate with the Kulture Klub Collaborative to provide a worksite for homeless youth to create art under the guidance of visual artist Rogger Cummings, while participating in ArtsWork, an arts-based summer employment program.
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CLIMB Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,209
Only 6.7 percent of schools with 55-100 percent of students getting free/reduced fee lunches access CLIMB although 716 of 716 Title 1 teachers surveyed want us. This proposal provides free performances of three plays we'll revise to meet Title 1 school needs.
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Ashland Productions
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
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Allegro Choral Academy
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,340
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
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Ananya Dance Theatre
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
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Apollo Male Chorus
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
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ARENA Dances AKA Mathew Janczewski's ARENA DANCES
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
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Art of This Gallery
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
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Barebones Productions
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
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ArtReach Saint Croix
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
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Black Label Movement
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.