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Recipient
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.

Recipient
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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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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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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Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,366
Art Project
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Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
2012 Spring and Fall Concerts
Recipient
Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,835
Arts Classes
Recipient
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,995
Interactive Recital and Concert/Alexander Sandor
Recipient
Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,669
Summer Arts Camp
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Prairie Dance Alliance
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,450
Dance Camp
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Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,320
Varsity and Introduction to Strings
Recipient
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,955
Symphony Fall 2013
Recipient
New Ulm Suzuki School of Music
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
New Ulm Suzuki School of Music
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
New Ulm Suzuki School of Music
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts in Education Residency
Recipient
Dakota Wicohan
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,731

Arts Learning

Recipient
Free Arts Minnesota
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,801
Arts Learning
Recipient
MacPhail Center for Music
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,393
Arts Learning
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
North House Folk School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$360
Crow River Area Youth Orchestra upgrades
Recipient
Hutchinson Theatre Company
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,125

Arts Organization Development

Recipient
Renville County West Schools
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Mark Lusardi-Raku Art Residency
Recipient
Renville County West High School
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Mark Lusardi Residency
Recipient
Bert Raney Elementary School
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$948
Arts in the Schools
Recipient
Renville County West Schools
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts in the Schools
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Dakota Wicohan
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000

Dakota Wicohan created the first half of a leadership and civics curriculum for Dakota youth—Dakota Itancan Kagapi, or, the making of Dakota leaders. The program will be used to train Dakota youth through the inter-related strategies of remembering, reclaiming, and reconnecting with our Dakota language and lifeways to enhance the region’s civic foundation.

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.

Recipient
Maeve Winter
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Individual Artist Study
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Ellen Weikle
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$495
Individual Artist Study
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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.

Recipient
Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500

Young Artists Conference