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Nicollet County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,357
To provide professional development for two staff members at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
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Blue Earth County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$865
To provide professional development for two staff members at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
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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
$15,000
Phase 2 Michael Richards Memorial Bronze Sculpture
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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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Minnesota State University, Mankato - Library Services
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,691

The Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grant allowed the Library at Minnesota State University, Mankato to acquire 17 new manuscript collections and fill in gaps for 3 additional collections.

The primary mission of the Library at Minnesota State University, Mankato is to support the curriculum of the University, with the secondary mission being to serve as a regional information center for the residents of southern Minnesota.  The Legacy grant made possible the acquisition of Minnesota focused microfilm that will have an enduring value to both the campus and the region.

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Blue Earth County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,837

Blue Earth County Historical Society added of 126 microfilm reels of the local newspapers: The Free Press, Lake Crystal Tribune, Lake Region Times, Maple River Messenger and The Land magazine.  These additions complete the collection with what is currently available through the Minnesota Historical Society's microfilm lab.

Recipient
Blue Earth County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase two microfilm reader/printers to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
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New London Music Group
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Art Project
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Rhythm of the River
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Leo R. Smith IV AKA Lyon Smith
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
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Michael P. Torres
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Artist Initiative

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Vance F. Gellert AKA Vance Gellert
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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John S. Jodzio
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,800
Artist Initiative
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Natalie Nowytski
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,400
Artist Initiative
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Douglas A. Bradley AKA Doug Bradley
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,960
Artist Initiative
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Eric Braun
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Kirstin J. Cronn-Mills
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Elizabeth G. Day
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,652
Artist Initiative
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Kay H. Helms
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,525
Artist Initiative
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Rachel H. Jendrzejewski
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Diana Joseph
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,600
Artist Initiative
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Brian L. Frink
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Jessica R. Hirsch AKA Jess Hirsch
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Teresa L. Konechne
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Elizabeth L. Miller AKA Liz Miller
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Allison A. Roberts
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Judith A. Saye-Willis
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Stephen K. Shaskan
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Gwen N. Westerman Wasicuna AKA Gwen Westerman
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Amy L. Fladeboe
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Arnold D. Lillo AKA Arnie Lillo
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Travis J. Lusk
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,315
Artist Initiative
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Brian J. Malloy
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Alison G. Malone
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Lynette R. Power
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative