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Recipient
Pope County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,547
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.
Recipient
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.

Recipient
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.

Recipient
Ann Bickle Heritage House
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,810
To replace the roof on the Ann Bickle House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and currently used as a women's center.
Recipient
Granite Falls Area Community Theater
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Art Project
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Granite Falls Area Community Theater
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Art Project Grant
Recipient
Erika Stenvik
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$360

Artist Mentor Program

Recipient
Nathaniel C. Burbeck AKA Nate Burbeck
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
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Georgia S. Wagnild
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$310
Artist Mentor Program
Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$95,696
Arts Access
Recipient
Springboard for the Arts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,946
Arts Access
Recipient
Central Square, Inc. AKA Central Square Cultural and Civic Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,250
Arts Access
Recipient
Pope County Agricultural Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500

To partner with local non-profits to bring arts and cultural heritage demonstrations to the Pope County Fair. Demonstrations will range from quilting and spinning to the fine arts, rosemaling, and lefse making.

Recipient
Pope County Agricultural Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368

To enhance the free arts and cultural heritage performances on Pope County Fair's Free Stage by installing a permanent sound system and bring a Medicine Wagon Show to perform multiple shows each day of the fair. Additionally, to mount historical markers around the fair to explain the history of the buildings and fairgrounds.

Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts in Education Residency
Recipient
MacPhail Center for Music
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,228
Arts Learning
Recipient
MacPhail Center for Music
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$82,064

Arts Learning

Recipient
Loft, Inc. AKA The Loft Literary Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,017
Arts Learning
Recipient
Milan Village Arts School
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,107
Arts Organization Development
Recipient
Ensemble 61
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,256
Arts Tour Minnesota
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Lisa M. Fuglie AKA Monroe Crossing
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Prudence J. Johnson AKA Prudence Johnson
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$44,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,035
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Cantus
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,948

Arts Tour Minnesota

Recipient
Central Square, Inc. AKA Central Square Cultural and Civic Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,900
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Katha Dance Theatre
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,700
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Michelle M. Kinney AKA Jelloslave
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,840
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Central Square, Inc. AKA Central Square Cultural and Civic Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,125

Arts Tour Minnesota

Recipient
Great Northern Union Chorus
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,768
Arts Tour Minnesota
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Ragamala Dance
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Zorongo Flamenco, Inc. AKA Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre and School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,565

Arts Tour Minnesota

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Rolf C. Erdahl
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,990
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company, Inc. AKA Northern Light Opera Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Community Arts Support Grant

Recipient
Pope County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,750

The Pope County Historical Society hired experienced an HVAC engineer, to conduct an evaluation of their mechanical system.  This included three site visits to document current conditions through interviews, photos and temperature/humidity dataloggers placed throughout the museum.   With this information, they prepared a written analysis including recommendations to improve the HVAC system toward current museum standards.

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

Fall Legacy Individual Grant

Recipient
Ann Bickle Heritage House
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,200
To replace the poorly-functioning furnace in the Ann Bickle Heritage House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Recipient
Department of Administration
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$91,750

Per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subd. 6, "These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of administration for grants to the named organizations for the purposes specified in this subdivision.

Recipient
Minnesota Department of Administration
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,420
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,314

Per Minnesota Laws, 2009, Chapter 172, Article 4, Section 2, Subd. 5, "Funds in this subdivision are appropriated to the commissioner of the Department of Administration for grants to the named organizations for the purposes specified in this subdivision. Up to one percent of funds may be used by the Department of Administration for grants administration. Grants made to public television or radio organizations are subject to Minnesota Statutes, sections 129D.18 and 129D.19."

Recipient
Pope County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,391
To install climate control that meets museum standards in order to better preserve collections that document Pope County history.