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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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Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts in Education Residency
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Saint James Home of Duluth, Inc. AKA Woodland Hills
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,025
Arts Learning
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Theater Mu, Inc. AKA Mu Performing Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,112
Arts Learning
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Bemidji State University AKA Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,545
Arts Learning
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CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$54,049
Arts Learning
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CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Arts Learning
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Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
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Benton Soil and Water Conservation District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$431,000
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Great River Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000

Community Arts Education Support

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Great River Arts Association AKA Great River Arts
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000

Community Arts Education Support

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Upsala Swanville Community Chorus AKA USA Community Chorus
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
Three choral workshops for elementary school age children
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Upsala Swanville Area Community Chorus AKA USA Community Chorus
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Dr Craig Jessop master class and choral festival
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Great River Arts Association
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts Access Project
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Great River Arts Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,949
Community Arts Access Project
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Great River Arts Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000
Community Arts Education Support
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Great River Arts Association
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,355
General Operating Legacy Merit
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Great River Arts Association
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,820
General Operating Support
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Great River Arts Association
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,991
General operating support.
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Great River Regional Library
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$208,158
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$208,158

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. Great River Regional Library (GRRL) is a consolidated regional public library system in central Minnesota.

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Great River Regional Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$483,371
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$405,673

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.

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Great River Regional Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$347,553
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$343,363

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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Great River Regional Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,097
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,097

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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Great River Regional Library
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$183,129
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$177,552

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 $2.2 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Great River Regional Library (GRRL) is a consolidated regional public library system in central Minnesota.

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University of Minnesota-Extension
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
Fund Source

Funding supports an Irrigation Specialist to develop guidance and provide education on irrigation and nitrogen best management practices (BMPs). In this position, Dr. Vasu Sharma provides direct support to irrigators on issues of irrigation scheduling and soil water monitoring. She is collaborating on the development of new irrigation scheduling tools that help irrigators manage water and nitrogen resources more precisely. These tools help reduce nitrogen leaching losses in irrigated cropping systems.

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Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70,000
As a strategic document, the Legacy Strategic Agenda (LSA) has four goals that build on achievements realized during the first five years of Legacy funding. Over the next four years, the LSA strategic priorities in education, grants, partnerships and unfamiliar stories will be acted on, measured and sustained at the community level. A dedicated LSA Collaborative representing a cross-section of the history community meets quarterly around the state to guide the work of LSA Priority Action Teams and to share successes.
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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.

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YMCA Youth in Government
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000

The Civics Education Coalition will create opportunities for students, enrich teacher capacity to engage students, and build state-wide networks. Work will include an interactive website, online youth summit, youth conference, new lessons for educators, teacher institutes, and expansion of the statewide Civic Education Network and its activities.

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Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,623,500

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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Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200

Opportunity Grant

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Saint John's University AKA Saint John's University Fine Arts Programming
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Project Trio residency and performance
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Whitney Senior Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,327
Project Grant
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Benton County Agricultural Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,035
Project Grant
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Central Minnesota Youth Orchestra
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Project Grant
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Millstream Arts Festival, Inc. AKA Millstream Arts Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Project Grant
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Saint Cloud Film Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Project Grant
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Wirth Center for the Performing Arts
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,975
Project Grant
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Visual Arts Minnesota
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,605
High School Art Exhibition and Competition