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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
Funding is awarded to projects selected by the evaluation committee. This is a competitive process.
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$662,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$663,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$787,000
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$788,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,100,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,050,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,050,000
Fund Source

The  goals of the program are to evaluate the effectiveness of agricultural conservation practices, identify underlying processes that affect water quality, and develop technologies to target critical areas of the landscape. Funded projects provide current and accurate scientific data on the environmental impacts of agricultural practices and help to develop or revise agricultural practices that reduce environmental impacts while maintaining farm profitability.

Recipient
Concordia University, St. Paul
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,780
To digitize a collection of oral history interviews in order to broaden public accessibility.
Recipient
Dunwoody College of Technology
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of Dunwoody College.
Recipient
University of St. Thomas
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$136,000

Endocrine-disrupting contaminants such as environmental estrogens have been found and studied in large lakes and streams and shown to exist at concentrations that have adverse effects on wildlife. However, very little is known about the sources and effects of environmental estrogens in small, shallow lakes. Preliminary data suggests that these compounds are present in shallow lakes and have an effect on the survival and reproduction of wildlife. Researchers at the University of St.

Recipient
U of MN
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000

Minnesota supports over 14 million acres of cropland in grain production. Almost 600,000 tons of synthetic nitrogen fertilizers are needed annually to maintain productivity on this land, which requires the equivalent of 3,000,000 barrels of oil and costs farmers over $400 million dollars per year. This amount of fossil fuel use results in a significant amount of greenhouse gas emissions, while the absence of fossil energy resources in the state means that these synthetic nitrogen fertilizers must be imported into Minnesota from other states and overseas.

Recipient
Luther Seminary Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To make accessible primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer.
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
University of St. Thomas
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,054
Fund Source

Dr. Dalma Martinovic is studying the genetic and molecular biological effect of pharmaceuticals and endocrine active chemicals on organisms.

Recipient
Carleton College
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,684
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of Carleton's fifth president.
Recipient
St. Catherine University
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,673
To document in oral history interviews the history of long-time participants in the Minnesota State Fair.
Recipient
Saint John's University
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To provide professional development opportunities to central Minnesota writers interested in writing about local history.