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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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Austin Public Schools
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
Artists in Education
Recipient
Waseca County Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,705

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Diversity Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Hambone Music Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Rochester Irish Fest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Recipient
Hambone Music Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Mantorville Economic Development Authority
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Winona Dakota Unity Alliance
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Recipient
Freeborn County Agricultural Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150
Free stage entertainment at the Freeborm County Fair.
Recipient
Minnesota State Public School Orphanage Museum
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,808
State School Readers Theater Production
Recipient
Rochester Irish Fest
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Irish Fest Labor Day Weekend Festival
Recipient
City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
World Music Mini-Residencies 2014
Recipient
Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Great Dakota Gathering
Recipient
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.

Recipient
Albert Lea Community Band
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,135

General Operating Support

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Julie R. Bronson
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70
Individual Artist
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Lane M. Powell AKA Powell Music
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Individual Artist
Recipient
Lynette R. Power AKA Bronze by Power
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Individual Artist
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Dawn Sanborn
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Individual Artist
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Loretta Verbout
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Individual Artist
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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.

Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Minnesota Festival Support
Recipient
Frozen River Film Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,479
Frozen River Film Festival
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,979
Rock Bend Folk Festival
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International Institute of Minnesota
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,479
Festival of Nations
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Cultural Diversity Network of Owatonna AKA CulturFest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,270

Minnesota Festival Support

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Frozen River Film Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,000

Minnesota Festival Support

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Frozen River Film Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Minnesota Festival Support
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Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200

Opportunity Grant

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Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association AKA SEMBA
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000

Small Towns/Rural Areas

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Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,250
May 2013 Bluegrass Festival
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Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association AKA SEMBA
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,250
Small Towns/Rural Areas
Recipient
Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association AKA SEMBA
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Small Towns/Rural Areas