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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

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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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Foley High School
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,970
H. Jeub Abstraction Residency
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Sauk Rapids Rice High School
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,608

Artist in Residency

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Benton Stearns Education District AKA Benton Stearns Voyagers
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,606
Artist in Residency
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Franconia Sculpture Park
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,994
ECRAC Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
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Ka Joog
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$122,500

This project had three components: 1) An arts club that meets weekly and provides arts education and peer mentoring; 2) A theater play that will showcase issues/challenges within the Somali community in the community. The workshops are designed to introduce youth to traditional Somali arts and encourage them to extend the tradition through their own artistic practice. 3) Showcasing Somali Art, presentation and intercultural community engagement at the Somali Independence day Festival in 2016.

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Ka Joog
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$118,825

The program that we are proposing has three components; 1) weekly arts club that provides arts education and peer mentoring for youth that are designed to introduce youth to traditional Somali arts. 2) A Somali arts show and cultural learning opportunity taking place at The Southern Theater in Minneapolis through The Southern’s Arts Residency and Art Share Programs. 3) Showcasing Somali art at the Somali Independence day Festival in 2017.

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Nirmala Rajasekar
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,525
Folk and Traditional Arts
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Great River Regional Library
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$208,158
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$208,158

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. Great River Regional Library (GRRL) is a consolidated regional public library system in central Minnesota.

Recipient
Great River Regional Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$483,371
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$405,673

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
Great River Regional Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$347,553
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$343,363

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.

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Great River Regional Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,097
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,097

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.

Recipient
Great River Regional Library
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$183,129
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$177,552

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. Great River Regional Library (GRRL) is a consolidated regional public library system in central Minnesota.

Recipient
Council on Black Minnesotans
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000

The Council on Black Minnesotans in collaboration with the Minnesota Humanities Center will conduct approximately six statewide community forums.

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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Twin Cities Film Fest
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
Minnesota Festival Support
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United Arts of Central Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$59,955
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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Paramount Arts Resource Trust AKA Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
Harlem Gospel Choir
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The Saint Cloud Area All Star Jazz Band
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,370
All Star Jazz Band Summer Program
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Saint Cloud Downtown Council
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Sizzling Summer Art Crawl 2012
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Saint Cloud Municipal Band
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Summer Anniversary Concerts
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Great River Chorale
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,087
Project Grant
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Saint Cloud Area School District
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,209
Project Grant
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Mississippi Strings Camp
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Project Grant
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Benton County Agricultural Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,035
Project Grant
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Central Minnesota Youth Orchestra
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Project Grant
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Downtown Saint Cloud Art Crawl Collaborative
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Project Grant
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Legacy Foundation of Big Lake
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,365
Project Grant
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Millstream Arts Festival, Inc. AKA Millstream Arts Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Project Grant
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City of Sartell
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Project Grant
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United Arts of Central Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Project Grant
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Wirth Center for the Performing Arts
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,975
Project Grant
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Benton County Agricultural Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Project Grant
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Foley High School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,367
Project Grant
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Central Minnesota Youth Orchestra
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,632
Project Grant
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The Center for Service Learning and Social Change
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Project Grant 6000
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Paramount Arts Resource Trust AKA Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Project Grant 6000