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Zumbro Watershed Partnership Inc.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,122
Fund Source

The MPCA has identified 13 stream sites in the watershed to characterize watershed water quality. This project will supplement and complement the identification of the top 50 sites in the watershed that are contributing to water impairment and also help in identification of priority watersheds in the re-write of the watershed comprehensive plan. Water samples and field measurements will be collected at each monitoring location ranging from baseline events to high flow events.

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Hormel Historic Home
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,586
To provide professional development for two staff members at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,172
To provide professional development for two staff members at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
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Pheasants Forever
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,740,000
Fund Source

This proposal accelerates the protection of 1,030 acres of strategic prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitats as State Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) open to public hunting. Pheasants Forever (PF) will be acquiring tracts that build onto or create a corridor between existing protected lands which will be transferred to the MN Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) to be included as a WMA. All acquisitions will occur within the prairie, prairie/forest transition, and metro planning regions. These areas have seen the greatest decline in upland and wetland habitat.

Recipient
Pheasants Forever
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,960,000
Fund Source

The proposal was to accelerate the protection of 1,220 acres of prairie grassland, wetland, and other wildlife habitat as State Wildlife Management Areas open to public hunting. Over the course of the appropriation, we acquired 11 parcels for a total of 1,484.05 acres which exceeded our total acre goal of 1,220 acres by 264.05 acres.  Breaking down acres by ecological section we acquired 876 acres in the metro, 152 acres in the forest/prairie, and 456 acres in the prairie.  We have a balance of $52,798 that will be returned to the Fund despite exceeding our acre goals.

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Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

CMSM opened its new permanent site with increased capacity to serve as an informal learning center that playfully engages children, families, and school groups in interactive experiences with the art and cultural heritage of southern Minnesota. With its current appropriation, CMSM is poised to strengthen its core as an institution that promotes arts and cultural heritage learning through continued

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.

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Mower County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,345
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,922
To acquire microfilm copies of the Austin Daily Herald newspaper through 2007.
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,934
To add 122 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
To send two people to the American Association of Museums annual meeting and conference, April 29-May 2, 2012, in Minneapolis.
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Austin Area Commission for the Arts AKA Historic Paramount Theatre
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Austin Area Commission for the Arts AKA Historic Paramount Theatre
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,500

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Austin Symphony Orchestra
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
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.
Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Arts Access
Recipient
Austin Area Commission for the Arts
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Austin Symphony Orchestra
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,850

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Summerset Community Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Waseca County Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,705

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Austin Symphony Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Diversity Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Frozen River Film Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Lanesboro Arts Center AKA Lanesboro Arts
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,800
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Madonna Living Community
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Chamber Music Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Community Media
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Dance Company
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Music Guild
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,160
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Austin Area Commission for the Arts AKA Historic Paramount Theatre
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Austin Symphony Orchestra
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Frozen River Film Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Lanesboro Arts Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage