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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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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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Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts in Education Residency
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CLIMB Theatre, Inc. AKA CLIMB Theatre
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$82,778

Arts Learning

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MacPhail Center for Music
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,393
Arts Learning
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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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Gordon F. Ekberg
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,820

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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City of Ashby
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To present "Ashby's Got Talent", to work with Heart of the Beast, and to paint a mural downtown.
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City of Elbow Lake
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To present a series of outdoor concerts and purchase the sound equipment.
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Arlyn Swenson AKA Finestra
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
To record and distribute a CD of classic American jazz.
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Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,660
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
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The Brush and Palette Club
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$670
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Runestone Museum Foundation of Alexandria Minnesota AKA The Runestone Museum
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,680

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Theatre L'Homme Dieu
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,770
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Michael J. Weatherly
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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Pope County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,040

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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The Kaddatz Galleries, LTD
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,870
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
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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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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Perham Center for the Arts
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,232

Operating Support Grant

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Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,150

Operating Support Grant

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Central Square, Inc. AKA Central Square Cultural and Civic Center
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,851

Operating Support Grant

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Henning Landmark Center AKA The Landmark Center
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,723

Operating Support Grant

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Lakes Chamber Music Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,035

Operating Support Grant

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

Operating Support Grant