All Projects

Showing 1 - 40 of 141 | Export projects
Recipient
Itasca SWCD
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$141,000
Fund Source

This project is the first step toward a regional based implementation approach to reduce phosphorus and total suspended solids in the 12 cities on the Mississippi River. By the time this project is approved, a stormwater retrofit analysis will be completed for the cities, and the MHB will be discussing with them a strategic way to implement the study on a regional scale. By funding this project, you are encouraging the future implementation in a strategic and organized process.

Recipient
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.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$613,201
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$736,809
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$640,271
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$711,218
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$732,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$393,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$412,250
Fund Source

“Acquiring Land and Creating Opportunities - A Parks and Trails Strategic Objective” is a program area representing DNR’s commitment to one of the four pillars identified in the 25 year Legacy plan. The Legacy plan identifies its purpose to ‘create new and expanded park and trail opportunities to satisfy current customers as well as to reach out to new ones’.The purpose of this program is to call attention to the pillar, but also to centralize and streamline reporting on other related programs within the pillar.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,375,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,500,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$525,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$600,000
Fund Source

The DNR is working with local communities and an interagency team to define, prioritize, and establish groundwater management areas in Minnesota. Groundwater management areas will have increased data collection and monitoring that allow the state and local communities to understand water supplies, uses, limitations, and threats to natural resources that depend on groundwater. This information will support detailed aquifer protection plans that ensure equitable and sustainable groundwater and drinking water use for the future.

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
Leah H. Yellowbird
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,290
Artist Fellowship
Recipient
Kimberlee Joy Roth
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,661
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Elizabeth J. Wendland AKA Lyz Wendland
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Caroline M. Mecklin
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Aaron C. Squadroni
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Artist Initiative
Recipient
Wing Y. Huie
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Artist Initiative

Recipient
City of Grand Rapids
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,277
Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning Grant
Recipient
City of Mora
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Organization Grant
Recipient
Bemidji Community Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,775

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Bemidji MusiCamp
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Depot Preservation Alliance
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,192

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Recipient
Farm By The Lake
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,225

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Small Towns

Recipient
Stages Theatre Company, Inc. AKA Stages Theatre Company
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,460
Arts Learning
Recipient
North House Folk School
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,500
Arts Learning
Recipient
Palmville Press and Publishing, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Legacy Grant
Recipient
Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Illusion Theater and School, Inc. AKA Illusion Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$69,265
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Minnesota Orchestral Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150,000
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Northern Lights Music Festival, Inc
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,521
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Ten Thousand Things Theater
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,091
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Penelope A. Freeh
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,568
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
The History Theatre, Inc. AKA History Theatre
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,900
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Bemidji State University AKA Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,200
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Teatro del Pueblo, Inc. AKA Teatro del Pueblo
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,368
Arts Tour Minnesota
Recipient
Itasca County Soil and Water Conservation District
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,365
Fund Source

"This project will meet the following goals: develop, implement, and evaluate the impacts civic engagement outcomes for the Big Fork River Watershed; create a citizen understanding of the Watershed Restoration & Protection Strategy (WRAPS) and Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) process and the role citizens and stakeholders can play in attaining water quality restoration and protection; provide opportunities for citizens and stakeholders to assist local partners and state agencies in developing priorities for restoration as well projects to accomplish protection of high quality waters; and

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,000
Fund Source

Governor Mark Dayton's landmark buffer initiative was signed into law in 2015. The law establishes new perennial vegetation buffers of up to 50 feet along rivers, streams, and ditches that will help filter out phosphorus, nitrogen, and sediment. The new law provides flexibility and financial support for landowners to install and maintain buffers.The DNR's role in Minnesota's new buffer law is to produce a statewide map of public waters and public ditches that require permanent vegetation buffers. The DNR is scheduled to produce these maps by July 2016.

Recipient
Duluth Children's Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

Through the construction of new interactive exhibits and the creation of educational programming, the Duluth Children's Museum will highlight the community and culture of Duluth and the surrounding region. A climbable, playable model of Duluth's iconic canal lighthouses and an educational Ojibwe waaginogaan are among the planned new elements being added to the museum experience.

Recipient
Paul A. Losik
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,597
Career Development Grant
Recipient
Alisi Styles
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$150
Career Development Grant
Recipient
Children's Discovery Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$142,500

The Children's Discovery Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota aims to strengthen its highly successful School Service Program by retaining a Program development coordinator, changing core interactive exhibits and creating new curriculum for pre-school and K - 5 students in ten northern Minnesota counties.

Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,200
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
Recipient
Lake Superior Youth Chorus, Inc.
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Community Arts Education Support
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$433,189
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$311,005
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$493,555
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$266,707
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$274,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$182,750
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$182,750
Fund Source

“Connecting People to the Outdoors- A Parks and Trails Strategic Objective” is a program area representing DNR’s commitment to one of the four pillars identified in the 25 year Legacy plan. The Legacy plan identifies its purpose to ‘better develop Minnesota’s stewards of tomorrow through efforts to increase life-long participation in parks and trails.’The purpose of this program is to call attention to the pillar, but also to centralize and streamline reporting on other related programs within the pillar.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$371,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$355,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$310,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,000
Fund Source

“Coordinating with Partners- A Parks and Trails Strategic Objective” is a program area representing DNR’s commitment to one of the four pillars identified in the 25 year Legacy plan.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$615,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$615,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$0
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000
Fund Source

The DNR works with the Minnesota Geological Survey (MGS) to develop County Geologic Atlases to convey geologic and hydrogeologic (groundwater) information and interpretations to government units at all levels, but particularly to local governments, as well as private organizations and citizens. The MGS focuses on geology (Part A reports) and DNR focuses on groundwater (Part B reports).These studies provide information about the region’s geology and groundwater’s presence, direction of flow, natural quality, age, and pollution sensitivity.