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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

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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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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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Kearney International Center
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,975

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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Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Kearney International Center
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,975

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Kearney International Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Beltrami County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,460
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Saint Peter Ambassadors
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,800
They will present their 3rd annual Blues Fest.
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South Central College-North Mankato
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,655
They will sponsor Hayor Bibimma, an African dance company, as part of the Global Connections Conference.
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Arts 'N More
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts 'N More Festival
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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Saint Peter Ambassadors
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Ambassadors Bluesfest
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Arts 'N More
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Mankato Area International Festival
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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Minnesota State University-Mankato
2014 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
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Kearney International Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Arts 'N More
2014 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
Arts 'N More Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce
2015 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
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Arts 'N More Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Madelia Chamber of Commerce
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Bemidji State University AKA Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,000

The Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota planned for the cultural alignment of the permanent Children's Museum's art curation, signage, and interactive experiences. The primary focus of this cultural content related to southern Minnesota including Dakota art, culture, and heritage and complemented the Exhibit Development and Fabrication Legacy grant goals.

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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
Kristofer J. Keltgen
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,038
Folk and Traditional Arts
Recipient
Emily T. Moe
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,700
McKnight Fellowship
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.