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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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Redwood Area Schools
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,726

Art Project

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City of Walnut Grove
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
2011 Art and Music Family Festival.
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Friends of the Orchestra
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Friends of the Orchestra
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project
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Hutchinson Center for the Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,835
Arts Classes
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Prairie Dance Alliance
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,450
Dance Camp
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Friends of the Orchestra
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Instrumental Showcase and Piano Concerto Competition
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New Ulm Suzuki School of Music
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Red Rock Central Public Schools
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Lamberton Jazz Festival.
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Windom Area Chordhustler Chorus
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$860
"Youth In Harmony" Workshops.
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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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Free Arts Minnesota
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,801
Arts Learning
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Lakeview Public Schools
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,540
Arts Learning
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Kevin L. Strauss
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,999
Arts Learning
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Luverne G. Seifert
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$73,167
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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Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,125
Copper Street Brass Quintet Residency
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Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Region IIIA Visual Arts Workshops
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Tracy Area Elementary School
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Afterschool Choir for elementary aged students
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Westbrook-Walnut Grove Elementary School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,780
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.

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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.

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

Young Artists Conference

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Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Local Arts Initiative
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Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Local Arts Initiative
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Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
Local Arts Initiative
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Southwest-West Central Service Cooperative
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Local Arts Initiative
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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.

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

Opportunity Grant

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Plum Creek Library System
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,969
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$97,912

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. Plum Creek Library System (PCLS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in southwestern Minnesota.

Recipient
Plum Creek Library System
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,195
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,897

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.