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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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Oyate Nipi Kte
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Red Wing High School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
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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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Cannon Falls Area Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,510
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
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Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Great Dakota Gathering
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City of Savage
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,880
Funding for the Music in the Park Series, a weekly series of free music concerts at McColl Pond Environmental Learning Center on Wednesday nights in July and August 2011.
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Czech Heritage Club
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,300
Community Arts
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,972
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
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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
Ce Tempoxcalli
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,441
Folk and Traditional Arts
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Mary Kleven AKA MaryPat Kleven
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Jump -Start Your Fiddle
Recipient
The Ethnic Dance Theatre
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,029

Folk and Traditional Arts

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Pan Asian Arts Alliance
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,000

Folk and Traditional Arts

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Pooja G. Pavan AKA Pooja Pavan
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,000

Folk and Traditional Arts

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Ranee A. Ramaswamy
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000

Folk and Traditional Arts

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Lao Assistance Center of Minnesota AKA Lao Assistance Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$64,000
Folk and Traditional Arts
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Allalaghatta Pavan AKA A Pavan
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,000
Folk and Traditional Arts
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Iny Asian Dance Theater
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$59,000
Folk and Traditional Arts
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Native Pride Arts
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$47,732
Native Art Pride will work with students from each of two grade levels - elementary and middle schools levels in residency workshops at five school districts throughout the state.
Recipient
Indonesian Performing Arts Association of Minnesota AKA Sumunar
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,569
Folk and Traditional Arts
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The Ethnic Dance Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,400
Folk and Traditional Arts
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Somali Museum of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,210

Minnesota, home to the largest Somali population in the United States, lacks resources for students to access knowledge and representations of Somalia. The Somali Museum of Minnesota will offer students immersive field trips illuminating the history and arts of traditional Somali society by subsidizing admission fees, integrating elders as immersive guides on tours, and developing take-home curriculum materials.

Recipient
Loretta Verbout
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Individual Artist
Recipient
Metropolitan Library Service Agency
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$965,841
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$965,841

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. Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA) is a federated regional public library system in the Twin Cities Metro Area in central Minnesota.

Recipient
Metropolitan Library Service Agency
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,383,133
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,362,900

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
Metropolitan Library Service Agency
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$996,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$955,296

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
Metropolitan Library Service Agency
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,141,083
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,141,083

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
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
Hot Summer Jazz Festival AKA Twin Cities Jazz Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,000
Minnesota Festival Support
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International Festival of Burnsville
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Minnesota Festival Support
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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Minnesota Festival Support
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Frozen River Film Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,479
Frozen River Film Festival
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Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender Pride Twin Cities AKA Twin Cities Pride
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,240
Twin Cities Pride
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Hot Summer Jazz Festival AKA Twin Cities Jazz Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$41,479
Twin Cities Jazz Festival
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Rain Taxi, Inc. AKA Rain Taxi Review of Books
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,479
Twin Cities Book Festival
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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,979
Rock Bend Folk Festival