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2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,485,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,485,000

Minnesota Public Radio is the state's largest cultural organization, providing 96 percent of the population with free access to some of the best broadcast cultural programming in the world. Minnesota Public Radio is using a grant from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund to implement projects around the following four goals:

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Fond du Lac Tribal College
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$88,061

-Train 30 students in transcription methods and techniques, conduct transcription projects
-Identify and train 3 language specialists to work with elders in developing and recording audio vocabulary for existing Ojibwemotaadidaa immersion curriculum
-Language fair
-Produce a play script and audio-animated video in Ojibwe based on traditional story
-Publish collection of Ojibwe stories with photographs and an audio CD

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Fon du Lac Tribal College
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$37,204

-Train 30 students in transcription methods and techniques, conduct transcription projects
-Identify and train 3 language specialists to work with elders in developing and recording audio vocabulary for existing Ojibwemotaadidaa immersion curriculum
-Language fair
-Produce a play script and audio-animated video in Ojibwe based on traditional story
-Publish collection of Ojibwe stories with photographs and an audio CD

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Minnesota Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$156,930
Partners: Minnesota Humanities Center, Minnesota Indian Affairs Council American Indian undergraduate students from across Minnesota participated in a unique summer educational experience. The students selected for this intensive three-week residential program attended classroom presentations and experienced hands-on learning about the museum field and other historical and cultural preservation organizations.
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Minnesota Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$106,892
The Minnesota Historical Society Press publishes books relating to American Indian history to help people further understand the deep and continuing importance of these stories to modern life in Minnesota.
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U of MN - MAISRC
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,700,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,350,000

Aquatic invasive species pose critical ecological and economic challenges for the entire state and beyond. They can cause irreparable harm to fisheries and aquatic habitat as well as damage to infrastructure. The problems posed by aquatic invasive species continue to grow as existing infestations expand and new exotic species arrive, most of which are poorly understood. New ideas and approaches are needed to develop real solutions.

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Ecological and Water Resources
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,177,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,513,000

To address the problems caused by invasive species, the 1991 Minnesota Legislature directed the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to establish the Invasive Species Program. The program is designed to implement actions to prevent the spread of invasive species and manage invasive aquatic plants and wild animals (Minnesota Statutes 84D).
The three primary goals of the DNR Invasive Species Program are to:
1. Prevent the introduction of new invasive species into Minnesota.
2. Prevent the spread of invasive species within Minnesota.

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Arrowhead Library System
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$261,461
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$261,461

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.

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Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,785
Art Project
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Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Friends of the Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Big Stone Arts Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,215
Art Project
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Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,486
Art Project
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Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,963
Art Project
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Hutchinson Theatre Company
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,200
Art Project
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Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,452
Art Project
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Lac qui Parle Valley Community Education
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,380

Art Project

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Gwenfrewi Burger
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600
Artist/Mentor Grant
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Alyssa Daken
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Artist/Mentor Grant
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Skylar Fynboh
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Artist/Mentor Grant
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Nikita Graves
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Artist/Mentor Grant
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Emily Kivi
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Artist/Mentor Grant
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Sophia Ramirez
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Artist/Mentor Grant
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Madisyn Rick
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$403
Artist/Mentor Grant
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Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Early Childhood Family Ed.
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,735
Artist in Residency
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Eden Valley-Watkins Elementary
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,289
Artist in Residency
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Sartell High School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Artist in Residency
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Talahi Community School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,700
Artist in Residency
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Austin Public Schools
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
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Dover-Eyota Public Schools
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
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McKinley Elementary School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
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Red Wing High School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
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Ridgeway Community School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
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Winona Area Public Schools AKA Winona Senior High School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
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Century High School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Artists in Education
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Fillmore Central High School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Artists in Education
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Kenyon-Wanamingo School District AKA Kenyon-Wanamingo High School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Artists in Education
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Wabasha-Kellogg School District AKA Wabasha-Kellogg High School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Artists in Education
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Oratorio Society of Minnesota
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Activities Support
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Boys and Girls Club of Rochester
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,300
Arts and Cultural Heritage