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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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City of Milaca AKA Milaca Parks Commission
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,920
Rec Fest 2012
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Franconia Sculpture Park
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,990

2012 Community Collaboration Hot Metal Pour

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Franconia Sculpture Park
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,616

2012 3-D Concert Series

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Green Isle Community School
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,190

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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Lauren Allis
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
She will take classes at Spotlight Dance Studio.
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Maple River Middle/High School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Maple River High School
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Maple River West Elementary School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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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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Maple River Middle/High School
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Maple River West Elementary School
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Mankato Ballet Company
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Tikvah Schwartz
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
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Tikvah Schwartz
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
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Anna Remes
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
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Emily Simoni
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
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Tikvah Schwartz
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Scholarship
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Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts in Education Residency
Recipient
Free Arts Minnesota
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,801
Arts Learning
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Illusion Theater and School, Inc. AKA Illusion Theater
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,400
Arts Learning
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Luverne G. Seifert
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$106,590

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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Jennifer L. Hicks AKA Jennifer Bowen Hicks
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$76,497

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.

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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
Mantorville Art Guild
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
General Operating Support
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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.

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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 Humanities Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000

Legacy-funded programs at the Minnesota Humanities Center demonstrate our determination to collaboratively create humanities programs for the broader public by forging strong partnerships with local, state, and national cultural organizations. These programs show the broader community how the humanities can be used to address issues important to their everyday lives. Each activity, event, and program shares an Absent Narrative with participants, which help residents across the state engage in a more sophisticated understanding of their community. 

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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:

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

Opportunity Grant

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Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association AKA SEMBA
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000

Small Towns/Rural Areas

Each fiscal year of ACHF funding, a majority of the twelve regional library systems agree to allocate 10% of their ACHF funding to support statewide partnership projects. SELCO serves as the fiscal agent for statewide projects.