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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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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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South Central College-North Mankato
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Amboy Festival of Music and Arts
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Rochester Irish Fest
2014 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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Rochester Irish Fest
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Irish Fest Labor Day Weekend Festival
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City of Rochester Music Department AKA Riverside Concerts
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
World Music Mini-Residencies 2014
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Arts 'N More
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts 'N More Festival
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Faribault County Agricultural Society AKA Faribault County Fair
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Arts 'N More
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Boy In Blue Civil War Memorial
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Christkindlmarkt New Ulm AKA Christkindlmarkt
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Christkindlmarkt New Ulm AKA Christkindlmarkt
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Arts 'N More
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
South Central College-North Mankato
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Arts 'N More Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Rock Bend Folk Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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Arts 'N More Festival
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Recipient
Cornstalk Art and Peace Festival, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
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
Pan Asian Arts Alliance
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,000

Folk and Traditional Arts

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Mantorville Art Guild
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
General Operating Support
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Julie R. Bronson
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70
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.

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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Minnesota Festival Support
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Rock Bend Folk Festival
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,979
Rock Bend Folk Festival
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Frozen River Film Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
Minnesota Festival Support
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Minnesota Humanities Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000

Legacy-funded programs at the Minnesota Humanities Center demonstrate our determination to collaboratively create humanities programs for the broader public by forging strong partnerships with local, state, and national cultural organizations. These programs show the broader community how the humanities can be used to address issues important to their everyday lives. Each activity, event, and program shares an Absent Narrative with participants, which help residents across the state engage in a more sophisticated understanding of their community. 

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

Opportunity Grant

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Faribault County Agricultural Society AKA Faribault County Fair
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To support MInnesota artists and organizations in creating producing and presenting high quality arts activities in dance literature media arts music theater and visual arts in their communities. To overcome barriers to accessing the arts. To instill th
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Faribault County Fair and Agricultural Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368

To create a permanent, outdoor historical art sculpture, and honor the legacy of female contributors to agriculture in a new venue, "Women in Agriculture Day."

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

Small Towns/Rural Areas