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2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Fund Source

Provided for an increase in public service, security and enforcement, maintenance and custodial work at high participation locations during the first two fiscal years of Legacy.

Recipient
MN DNR
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$826,000
Fund Source

This program of on-the-ground conservation projects increased the wildlife and ecological values of forest communities on Minnesota's public forestlands. Restoration and enhancement projects in this program enhanced more than 10,000 acres of forest.

Recipient
DNR
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,870,000
Fund Source

This proposal impacts shallow lakes and wetlands in Minnesota through the design and construction of projects, enhancement work done by DNR roving habitat crews, and shallow lakes work identified and initiated through the DNR Shallow Lakes program.  Ten thousand acres of wetlands were enhanced by these activities.

Recipient
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,791,000
Fund Source

This program will increase populations of a variety of game and non-game wildlife species by protecting and enhancing forest habitats on which wildlife depends. This program of on-the-ground forest conservation projects will amplify the wildlife value of forest communities on DNR administered forestlands. Our forest enhancement will treat 4,472 ac. These activities are not conducted as part of the DNR's commercial timber operations. Additionally, our program will acquire 404 acres of forestland that contributes to habitat complexes and other high priorities.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$246,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$154,000
Fund Source

This project will restore and manage native prairies and woodlands, including removal of invasive species along at least six percent of the developed miles of state trails

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$82,603
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$78,000
Fund Source

This project aims to accelerate natural resource management activities within state park boundaries

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$214,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$239,000
Fund Source

Strategic planning efforts guide the expenditure of Legacy funds towards desired outcomes which are derived from public and stakeholder input, research, analysis and input from a variety of experts and leadership. Parks and Trails planners conduct these efforts. Staffing levels were adjusted to complete this legacy work. Legacy funds have also substantially increased the numbers of projects completed each year. Design and project management levels of work have increased correspondingly. Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Parks and Trails staff conduct these efforts.

Recipient
Koochiching County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$439,943
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$457,937

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
Arrowhead Library System
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$266,057
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$273,267

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
Arrowhead Library System
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$261,461
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$261,461

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
Arrowhead Library System
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$190,723
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$184,244

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. Arrowhead Library System (ALS) is a federated regional public library system with central services located in northeastern Minnesota.

Recipient
Duluth Superior Film Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Art Project Grant
Recipient
Lyric Opera of the North
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800
Art Project Grant
Recipient
Duluth Superior Film Festival
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,375
Art Project Grant
Recipient
Jaques Art Center, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,936

Art Project Grant

Recipient
A.H. Zeppa Family Foundation AKA Zeitgeist Center for Arts and Community
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,375

Art Project Grant

Recipient
Delene R. Teller
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,250
Artist Assistance
Recipient
Sarah L. Stonich
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Jan D. Elftmann
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Warroad Summer Theatre
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000

Arts Legacy Grant

Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$95,696
Arts Access
Recipient
Mixed Blood Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
Arts Access
Recipient
Lyric Opera of the North
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
Recipient
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Music and Peace: A Native American Perspective
Recipient
Lakewood Care Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,456
Monthly Musical Entertainment
Recipient
Celebration of a City AKA Rochesterfest
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
River City Rhapsody - Rochester
Recipient
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Lake of the Woods History Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,745
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Lake of the Woods Community Schools
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Blind
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500
Arts in Education Residency
Recipient
Citizens for Backus / Alexander Baker AKA Backus Community Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,500
The Backus Community Center will collaborate with the teaching artist members of the Emmy-winning Tonic Sol-fa to provide eleven days and 88 hours of vocal instruction and performance in ten underserved communities throughout Minnesota.
Recipient
Saint James Home of Duluth, Inc. AKA Woodland Hills
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,025
Arts Learning
Recipient
Zenon Dance Company and School, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,600
Arts Learning
Recipient
Stages Theatre Company, Inc. AKA Stages Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,460
Arts Learning
Recipient
Arrowhead Regional Corrections AKA Arrowhead Juvenile Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,800
Arts Learning
Recipient
Warroad Summer Theatre
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts Legacy Grant: General Operating

Recipient
Citizens for Backus / Alexander Baker AKA Backus Community Center
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,155
To provide support for activities directly involved in the creation performance publication or exhibition of art or to host arts events by contracting for the services of another organization or individual to provide arts programming to the applicant orga