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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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Red Wing High School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
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Ameriikan Poijat Finnish Brass Band
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,135

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Cultural Society of Filipino-Americans
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,500
Pamana IX
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Art and All that Jazz Inc.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Activities Support
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Ameriikan Poijat Finnish Brass Band
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,345

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Hambone Music Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Mantorville Economic Development Authority
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,300
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Renewing the Countryside
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Cannon Falls Area Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Hambone Music Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Rochester Chamber Music Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Vintage Band Music Festival
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Guest band concerts in neighborhood parks and retirement centers throughout Northfield
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Ameriikan Poijat Finish Brass Band
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Multimedia theatrical-musical format performance for twentieth season
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Bridge Chamber Music Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,900
Chamber Music, Jazz Concerts and Community Outreach
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Cannon Falls Area Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,510
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
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Rochester Irish Fest
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Irish Fest Labor Day Weekend Festival
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Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Great Dakota Gathering
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Jaques Art Center, Inc.
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,800
Arts Project Grant
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Equity Alliance MN
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000

The Equity Alliance MN will bring to life absent narratives of Latino, Hmong, Native, Asian, African American, and women of the Civil Rights Era in a collaboration among youth, social studies teachers, Full Circle Theater (FCT), and St. Paul Neighborhood Network. The narratives, researched by youth, will be transformed by FCT into a six person play that will be presented, video recorded, and distributed with accompanying curriculum written by social studies teachers for teachers across the Equity Alliance MN and the state.

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Chicano Latino Affairs Council
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,500

The Chicano Latino Affairs Council and the Humanities Center will build on the grant received last year, which was intended to identify the elements of success in programs for Latino high school students and ways to replicate them. Applying the findings of CLAC's and HACER's research, CLAC will integrate its biennium goal of improving levels of educational achievement for Latino youth with the Legacy goal of enriching Minnesota’s cultural legacy by piloting the program in two Minnesota schools.

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Eagan Men's Chorus
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,885

Community Arts

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International Friendship Through the Performing Arts
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Community Arts

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International Festival of Burnsville
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
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Lao Women Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To support groups wishing to offer quality arts activities in any discipline.
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Burnsville Visual Arts Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Funding for Art Fete, a juried visual arts exhibition featuring a free opening reception and awards ceremony. The exhibition will be shown at the Burnsville Performing Art Center Gallery from March through April 2011.
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Dakota Valley Symphony
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Funding for three performances at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center: a concert featuring pianist Roberto Plano, a Baroque concert, and the fourth annual Young Artists Competition. Performances will take place between January and May 2011.
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Exultate
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Funding for two performances of the St. Matthew Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach featuring 50 additional musicians to the chamber choir and orchestra. The concerts will take place at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Plymouth in March 2011.
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Minnesota Valley Men's Chorale
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,949
Funding for a daylong choral music workshop for male high school-age music students in Dakota County. The workshop will culminate with an evening performance in April 2011.
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Youth Dance Ensemble and School
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,700
Funding for Dances at the Lakes, a free dance concert featuring original choreography by Colleen Tague. Performances will take place at the Lake Harriet Rose Garden in Summer 2011.
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International Festival of Burnsville
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,620

International Festival of Burnsville

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International Festival of Burnsville
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts
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Cultural Society of Filipino - Americans, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts
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Dakota County Agriculture Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,800

To upgrade and replace display cases for 4-H. The Dakota County Agricultural Society has enhanced the display capability for the 4-H program to improve viewing and safety.

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Franconia Sculpture Park
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,972
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
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Franconia Sculpture Park
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,994
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
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Hong G. Dice AKA Gao Hong
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,700
Folk and Traditional Arts