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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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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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Big Stone Arts Council
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,604
Lakeside Writers Weekend
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Renegade Theater Company
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Art Project Grant
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Dominic Erickson
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$360

Artist Mentor Program

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Erika Stenvik
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$360

Artist Mentor Program

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Erin Andersen
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$334

Artist Mentor Program

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Mary Grotberg
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$334

Artist Mentor Program

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Henry Keskitalo
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$334

Artist Mentor Program

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Brianna Loosbrock
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$168

Artist Mentor Program

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Lily Sundheim
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$168

Artist Mentor Program

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Natalie Wieberdink
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$334

Artist Mentor Program

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Bemidji State University AKA Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts in Education Residency
Recipient
Rochester Community and Technical College
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,070
Arts Learning
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CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$54,049
Arts Learning
Recipient
Loft, Inc. AKA The Loft Literary Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,017
Arts Learning
Recipient
Zenon Dance Company and School, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,600
Arts Learning
Recipient
CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Arts Learning
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
Zenon Dance Company and School, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$72,855
Arts Learning
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Great River Arts Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000
Community Arts Education Support
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.

Recipient
Ferolyn A. Angell
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,450

Fall Legacy Individual Grant

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MN DNR
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$245,000

With only 1% of Minnesota’s native prairie remaining, many prairie plant and animal species have dramatically declined. Of the 12 butterfly species native to Minnesota prairies, two species, the Poweshiek skipperling and the Dakota skipper, have already largely disappeared from the state and are proposed for listing under the U.S. Endangered Species Act despite being historically among the most common prairie butterflies and having their historic ranges concentrated in Minnesota.

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Minnesota Zoological Garden
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$380,000

With only 1% of Minnesota’s native prairie remaining, many prairie plant and animal species have dramatically declined. Of the 12 butterfly species native to Minnesota prairies, two species, the Poweshiek skipperling and the Dakota skipper, have already largely disappeared from the state and are proposed for listing under the U.S. Endangered Species Act despite being historically among the most common prairie butterflies and having their historic ranges concentrated in Minnesota.

Recipient
University of Minnesota-Extension
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000
Fund Source

Funding supports an Irrigation Specialist to develop guidance and provide education on irrigation and nitrogen best management practices (BMPs). In this position, Dr. Vasu Sharma provides direct support to irrigators on issues of irrigation scheduling and soil water monitoring. She is collaborating on the development of new irrigation scheduling tools that help irrigators manage water and nitrogen resources more precisely. These tools help reduce nitrogen leaching losses in irrigated cropping systems.

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Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. AKA Alexandria Area Arts Association
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,700

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Carlee Kuhn
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,460

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

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City of Alexandria
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To install a permanent outdoor sculpture, "The Gathering Tree," created by Marcia McEachron.
Recipient
Alexandria-Saint Cloud State College Perf Arts Fndn AKA Theatre L'Homme Dieu
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
To purchase primary theatre lighting equipment.
Recipient
Evansville Arts Coalition
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,650
To upgrade the lighting throughout the building to enhance galleries and performances.
Recipient
Alexandria Public Schools
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,990
Copper Street Brass Quintet residency
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Central Square, Inc. AKA Central Square Cultural and Civic Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage