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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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Austin Public Schools
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
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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Austin Area Commission for the Arts AKA Historic Paramount Theatre
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Diversity Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Lanesboro Arts Center AKA Lanesboro Arts
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,800
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Rochester Community and Technical College AKA RCTC Life Program
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Rochester Dance Company
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Rochester Music Guild
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,160
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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Frozen River Film Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Lanesboro Arts Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Rochester Community and Technical College AKA RCTC Life Program
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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Rochester Music Guild
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,670
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Dance Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Northwestern Singers of Austin Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Annual spring concert
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Austin Symphony Orchestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,500
Connecting community through music, art and dance.
Recipient
Northwestern Singers of Austin Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,195
Annual spring concert.
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Sing Out Loud AKA Bella Voce Young Women's Choir
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Sing Out Loud Young Women's Choral Festival
Recipient
Minnesota State Public School Orphanage Museum
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,808
State School Readers Theater Production
Recipient
Northland Words
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
2013 Annual Jr. Troupe and Shakespeare Productions
Recipient
Rochester Dance Company
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
The Nutcracker: A Tradition for All
Recipient
Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Great Dakota Gathering
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
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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 Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church AKA Saint Paul's Lutheran Church
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,000
Arts Learning
Recipient
Rochester Community and Technical College
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,070
Arts Learning
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Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$46,831
Arts Learning
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MacPhail Center for Music
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,393
Arts Learning
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Austin Area Commission for the Arts AKA Historic Paramount Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$51,560
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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Zenon Dance Company and School, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$72,855
Arts Learning
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Kevin L. Strauss
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,996
Arts Learning
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Center for Energy and Environment
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000,000

Increasing energy conservation and efficiency in residences can play a significant role in Minnesota's goals for energy savings and carbon emissions reductions. The Center for Energy and Environment (CEE), a Minneapolis-based nonprofit organization, is using this appropriation to develop and implement innovative residential energy efficiency programs. Programs will be demonstrated in eight cities: Apple Valley, Austin, Duluth, Minneapolis, Owatonna, Park Rapids, Rochester, and St. Paul.

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.