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Minnesota Zoo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$269,000

As Minnesota’s state Zoo, we are committed to ensuring that our programs are accessible to all our citizens – regardless of age, geographic location, disability or background. “Zoo Unlimited” is our community outreach and access initiative that unites a wide range of programs and policies designed to ensure every Minnesotan has unlimited opportunities to form stronger connections with the natural world. Legacy funds help us implement this program bridge barriers that keep people from connecting with all the Zoo has to offer.

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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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Cultural Awareness Organization AKA International Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
International Festival
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Cultural Awareness Organization AKA International Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Art Project Legacy
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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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South Central College-North Mankato
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Madelia Chamber of Commerce
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Faribault County Agricultural Society AKA Faribault County Fair
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Boy In Blue Civil War Memorial
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Christkindlmarkt New Ulm AKA Christkindlmarkt
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Christkindlmarkt New Ulm AKA Christkindlmarkt
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
South Central College-North Mankato
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Cornstalk Art and Peace Festival, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Madelia Chamber of Commerce
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000

In 2007, the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota (CMSM) conducted an environmental scan of early learning opportunities for children in southern Minnesota. It became apparent that the region creates few opportunities for children to engage in self-directed learning experiences in social settings; in particular, opportunities that create access to arts, culture, and heritage. This is still true today.

Recipient
Minnesota Children's Museum
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$495,000

This funding is for arts, arts education, and arts access, and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.

The Minnesota Children's Museum will develop a literacy focused exhibit to catalyze community engagement around early childhood learning and education.

Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Minnesota Festival Support
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,979
Rock Bend Folk Festival
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International Institute of Minnesota
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,479
Festival of Nations
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200

Opportunity Grant

Recipient
Cornstalk Art and Peace Festival, Inc.
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,800
To support MInnesota artists and organizations in creating producing and presenting high quality arts activities in dance literature media arts music theater and visual arts in their communities. To overcome barriers to accessing the arts. To instill th
Recipient
Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$155,624
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$155,624

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 $2.5 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Traverse des Sioux Library System (TdS) is a federated regional public library system providing central services located in southcentral Minnesota.

Recipient
Traverse des Sioux Library System
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$195,631
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$231,055

Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment raises revenue for Clean Water, Outdoor Heritage, Parks and Trails, and Arts and Cultural Heritage. Libraries are beneficiaries of a portion of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Funding.

Recipient
Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$111,208
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$111,054

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, 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 public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.

Recipient
Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$190,996
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$190,996

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, 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 public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.