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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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New Ulm Suzuki School of Music
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Minnesota New Country School
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,440

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Minnesota New Country School
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,400

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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Northfield Arts Guild
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Minnesota New Country School
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Minnesota State Public School Orphanage Museum
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,808
State School Readers Theater Production
Recipient
Jordan Paulson
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
She will take violin lessons with a private instructor.
Recipient
Kirsten Brenden
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
She will take classes at Jill Hoggard Academy of Dance.
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Jordan Paulson
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Youth Scholarship
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United South Central High School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Kirsten Brenden
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
Recipient
Minnesota New Country School
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Jordan Paulson
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
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Mankato Ballet Company
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Minnesota New Country School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Jenna Butterfield
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
Recipient
Minnesota New Country School
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Jenna Butterfield
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
Recipient
Katie Klyve
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
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Jordan Paulson
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
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Brooke Sonnek
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
Recipient
Minnesota New Country School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Waseca Intermediate School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,600
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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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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New Richland Elementary
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Brass day with the Copper Street Brass Quintet
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Free Arts Minnesota
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,801
Arts Learning
Recipient
Minnesota Shubert Center for Dance and Music Inc. AKA The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,069
Arts Learning
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Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$197,000

Building on the exhibit development community engagement process carried through three successive Legacy grants, the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota used the 2013 direct appropriation to prepare for and begin building exhibit components for its permanent facility by combining professional museum expertise with local resources, volunteers, and community involvement.

Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$198,000

Building on the exhibit development community engagement process carried out through four successive Legacy grants, the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota will use the 2014-15 direct appropriation to complete fabrication and installation of several exhibit components for its permanent facility. Local resources, volunteers, and community involvement will be combined with museum expertise to complete this process.

Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000

The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota (CMSM) will complete the innovative community engagement process started with the previous Legacy grant. CMSM will build upon the progress created with the previous Legacy grant by transitioning the team's focus to carrying-out of strategic access strategies that engage a diversity of community members in the exhibit development process, resulting in the completion of fabrication plans for exhibits and environments that are accessible; engaging; and reflect the diverse art, culture, and heritage of southern Minnesota.

Recipient
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.

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Julie R. Bronson
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70
Individual Artist
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Loretta Verbout
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Individual Artist
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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.