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Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$602
To provide professional development for one staff member at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$700
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
Northfield Public Library
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

With the grant the Northfield Public Library was able to research, write and published a centennial history of the Northfield Carnegie Library entitled "Everlasting Influences:  The Centennial History of the Northfield Carnegie Public Library 1910-2010."

Recipient
Independent School District #659
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,994
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of Northfield Public Schools, 1855-2010.
Recipient
Independent School District #659
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified professional to complete a manuscript on the history of the Northfield public schools.
Recipient
Carleton College
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of Carleton College's Chapel and Chaplaincy.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,976
To digitize documents from 36 Northfield _area civic organizations and make them publicly accessible via the Northfield History Collaborative.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To survey and assess the collections of five new members of the Northfield Collaborative.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,810
To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan for Northfield Historical Society.
Recipient
Northfield Public Library
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,650
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of the Northfield Public Library.
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,664
To hire consultants to develop an exhibit on Dakota culture and history.
Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,055
To add 76 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,735
To gain intellectual and physical control of archival materials held in public trust.
Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of Evangeline Whipple.
Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
To research and compile resources documenting the 14 years that influential philanthropist Evangeline Marrs Whipple spent in Minnesota.
Recipient
Northfield Arts Guild
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of the Northfield Arts Guild.
Recipient
City of Northfield (Northfield Hospital and Clinics)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,917
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of the Northfield City Hospital.
Recipient
Independent School District #659
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
To hire a consultant to research and prepare materials for a history of Northfield public schools.
Recipient
Northfield Public Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,900
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of the Northfield Public Library.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,600
To hire a qualified and experienced HVAC engineer to evaluate the current system in preparation for better control of the Northfield Historical Society museum environment.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,303
Partner Organizations: Northfield Historical Society, Rice County Historical Society, Carleton College, St. Olaf College, The Northfield Public Library, Northfield News, KYMN Radio, Northfield Arts Guild, Northfield Hospital, First National Bank of Northfield, St.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To conduct an item-level conditions assessment of the museum collections.
Recipient
Northfield Arts Guild
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,390
To produce a manuscript on the history of the Northfield Arts Guild Visual Arts Program.
Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$847

To add 29 standard Minnesota history titles to broaden public accessibility

Recipient
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:

Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,949
To develop a portable exhibit for campus buildings and the school museum.
Recipient
City of Northfield (Northfield Hospital and Clinics)
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified professional to produce a manuscript on the history of the Northfield City Hospital.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,868
To hire a qualified museum consultant to write a historic site disaster plan.
Recipient
St. Olaf College
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$67,616
Partner Organizations: St. Olaf College, Northfield Historical Society, and Carleton College St. Olaf College will partner with the Northfield Historical Society and Carleton College to develop a mobile app and website, NorthfieldHistorical, as a nexus for the cultural heritage of Northfield.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,912
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,431

Over the course of several months, the women's textiles and all quilts were evaluated based on condition, inventoried, photographed, rehoused, and stored appropriately.  This included textiles in boxes, on a make-shift clothing rack, in drawers in the gallery, and textiles kept at the Alexander Faribault House.

For the hanging pieces, they added a new clothing rack, made padded hangers, and selected the most stable and appropriate items to be hung.  More than 100 items which had previously been on wire hangers and wedged tightly on the one rack was moved into boxes.

Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To assemble historical resources pertaining to Alexander Faribault.

Recipient
Carleton College
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,870
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of the Carleton College Chapel and Chaplaincy.
Recipient
Carleton College
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,902
To hire a qualified historian to complete primary source research on the history of John Nason's presidency at Carleton College.
Recipient
Rice County Ag Society, Inc.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,783

To build several large World War II displays in order to educate youth on military history.

Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
To research and develop a history of the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf.
Recipient
Southeastern Libraries Cooperating
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$236,971
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$236,971

Minnesota's twelve regional library systems, which encompass more than 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, can benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional library system is eligible to receive a formula-driven allocation from the annual $2.5 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Southeastern Libraries Cooperating (SELCO) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in southeastern Minnesota.

Recipient
Southeastern Libraries Cooperating
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$209,642
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$202,731

Minnesota’s twelve regional library systems, which encompass more than 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, can benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional library system is eligible to receive a formula-driven allocation from the annual $2.2 million Minnesota Regional Library System Legacy Grant. Southeastern Libraries Cooperating (SELCO) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in southeastern Minnesota.

Recipient
Southeastern Libraries Cooperating
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$459,484
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$514,072

Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment raises revenue for Clean Water, Outdoor Heritage, Parks and Trails, and Arts and Cultural Heritage. Libraries are beneficiaries of a portion of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Funding.

Recipient
Southeatern Libraries Cooperating
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$308,980
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$316,008

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.