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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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Olivia L. Eichhorn
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$360

Artist Mentor Program

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Dominic Erickson
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$360

Artist Mentor Program

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Olivia R. Schmidt
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$334

Artist Mentor Program

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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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Lake Agassiz Regional Library
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$94,088
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$91,216

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. Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) is a consolidated regional public library system in northwestern Minnesota.

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Lake Agassiz Regional Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$225,542
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$279,619

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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Lake Agassiz Regional Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$129,394
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$170,496

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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Lake Agassiz Regional Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$128,667
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$128,667

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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Dominic Facio
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,345

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Fergus Falls Center for the Arts, Inc. AKA A Center for the Arts
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,250

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Meghan L. Kirkwood
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,730

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Rothsay Public Schools
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,116

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Laura A. Youngbird AKA Laura Heit-Youngbird
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,460
To create and present printmaking workshops.
Recipient
Minnesota State University-Moorhead
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,550
College for Kids
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The Rourke Art Gallery Museum
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,867
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,370
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Nordic Culture Clubs
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
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The Lake Region Writers Network
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,230
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Dan Olson
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,248

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Richard A. Vandever AKA Vandy Vandevar
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,960
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
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City of Fergus Falls
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,544
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Athena O. Kildegaard
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,380
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
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The Rourke Art Gallery Museum
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,460
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
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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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MN DNR
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750,000

Prior to European settlement more than 18 million acres of prairie covered Minnesota. Today less than 1% of that native prairie remains, and about half of those remaining acres are in private landownership without any formal protection currently in place. Through this appropriation the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will work with private landowners of high quality native prairie sites to protect remaining native prairie using a variety of tools. Approximately 200 acres are expected to be permanently protected through Native Prairie Bank conservation easements.

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Art of the Lakes Association, Inc. AKA Art of the Lakes
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,851

Operating Support Grant

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Phelps Mill Country
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,851

Operating Support Grant

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The Red Willow Arts Coalition AKA The Red Willow
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,693

Operating Support Grant

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

Opportunity Grant

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Perpich Center for Arts Education
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$850,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$795,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750,000

The Perpich Arts Integration Network of Teachers (PAINT) fosters collaborative arts integration in Minnesota through K-12 teacher professional development and funding to schools. With Perpich Center facilitation, teacher teams develop and implement arts-integrated lessons and units. PAINT program components include:

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Red River Watershed Management Board
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$346,000
Fund Source

This project will develop an effective transferable model to engage and educate watershed residents, stakeholders and others to better understand and protect watershed ecostystems through environmental monitoring, training, and formal and informal education programs in their local watershed. The project will build on the foundation of the existing Red River Basin River Watch program by strengthening three main activity areas: 1) curriculum integration and teacher training, 2) youth leadership and civic engagement, and 3) applied research collaboration and watershed science skills building.

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Wilkin Soil and Water Conservation District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$350,380
Fund Source

The objective of the project is to demonstrate controlled drainage and saturated buffers as flood mitigation practices as well as their water quality and quantity benefits. The project is intended to set a compelling example to increase the acceptance and adoption of drainage water management practices in the Red River Valley.Surface and subsurface runoff will be monitored, and water samples will be collected and analyzed for nitrate-nitrogen.  Installations were completed in 2015-2016.

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Catholic Health Initiatives Saint Francis Health Foundation AKA Healthcare and Wellness Foundation
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$735

Spring Legacy Organization Grant

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Meghan L. Kirkwood
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,615

Spring Legacy Individual Grant

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.

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Metropolitan Council/CDM Smith
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$54,694
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$42,006
Fund Source

The Metropolitan Council, in conjunction with CDM Smith and HKGi consultants, reorganized and expanded the water conservation tools on the water supply planning pages of the Metropolitan Council’s website. The revised toolbox was organized into an online, web-based guide format. These tools are supplemented with fact sheets and case studies that serve to educate and provide useful information to support water conservation programs and activities.