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Lake
A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program 2012
Recipient: 
William M. Kelley High School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$6,008
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
To publish a history of Silver Bay bases on firsthand oral history.
 Statewide
A project of: Statewide History Programs
Recipient: 
Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$382,757
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
The Minnesota Historical Society is developing creative, hands-on learning projects for K-12 students that adhere to state social studies standards and introduce students to important aspects of Minnesota and U.S. history. For example, students will explore the role of slavery in American history by examining historical newspapers, letters and laws and by watching a series of dramatic portrayals of Dred and Harriet Scott who lived at Fort Snelling in the 1830s. These projects will be made accessible to teachers around the state and around the country in 2013.
Recipient: 
Cass County Environmental Services Department
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$24,120
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

Boy and Swift Lakes are connected lakes on the Boy River, the major tributary stream to Leech Lake. In cooperation with funding from the Boy/Swft Lake Association and the Initiative Foundation Healthy Lakes and Rivers program, this project will result in Subsurface Treatment System (SSTS) compliance inspections on up to 290 properties on Boy Lake and 69 on Swift Lake.

A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program 2012
Recipient: 
Scott County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$3,650
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
To create and install an exhibit on the development of rituals in Scott County history.
A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program 2012
Recipient: 
Minnesota State Public School Orphanage Museum, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$6,743
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
To make an oral history collection accessible through copy to modern digital format.
 Statewide
Recipient: 
Minnesota Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$225,386
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
The Minnesota Historical Society is developing an extensive, hands-on exhibit designed to bring the rich cultural tapestry of Minnesota into vivid focus. Visitors to ”Then Now Wow" at the Minnesota History Center will explore the state’s distinctive places and meet the people who have made their homes here.
 Statewide
Recipient: 
Minnesota Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$483,183
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Funding is enabling the Minnesota Historical Society to develop an extensive, hands-on exhibit as well as traveling exhibits to augment "Then Now Wow" in the Minnesota History Center.
A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program 2012
Recipient: 
Saint Paul Domestic Abuse Intervention Project
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$7,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
To document in 5 to 7 interviews the many roles advocates play in helping victims to become successful survivors and helping to move society toward the elimination of abuse altogether.
Detailed map available
A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program
Recipient: 
Preservation Alliance of Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$5,771
To create and expand an exhibit on the 10 most endangered historic places in Minnesota
Detailed map available
A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program
Recipient: 
Chinese American Academic and Professional Association in MN
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$7,000
To document in 8 interviews the history of Chinese experience in Minnesota after 1970
 Statewide
Recipient: 
Freshwater Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$500
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

This project will provide support for the 10th Annual Road Salt Symposium at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. The symposium brings together environmental organizations, companies that produce winter road de-icing salts and chemicals, scientists, policy-makers and transportation workers.

Recipient: 
McLeod County Agricultural Association
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$7,368
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

To collect and collate historical photographs, memorabilia, and personal stories in order to preserve the history of the McLeod County Fair. The fair will seek out stories and request historical items, for loan or donation, to the McLeod County Agricultural Association. During the 140th anniversary of the fair, visitors can view a history display.

A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program 2012
Recipient: 
Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$4,522
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
To research and write two articles about Jewish migration and denominations for MNopedia: Minnesota Encyclopedia.
Detailed map available
A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program
Recipient: 
Wabasha Public Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$5,556
To hire a qualifed historian to research and prepare an interpretive program that will enable the public to explore the river history of Wabasha. Amount adjusted to eliminate ineligible overhead expenses.
Detailed map available
A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program
Recipient: 
1854 Treaty Authority
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$36,692
To evaluate and survey archaeological resources by the Grand Portage and Bois Forte Tribal Historic Preservation Offices.
A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program 2012
Recipient: 
City of North St. Paul
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$6,950
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
To hire a consultant to conduct an intensive architectural survey of 1880s residential properties in North St. Paul.
 Statewide
A project of: Statewide History Partnership Projects
Recipient: 
Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$10,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Partner: History Theatre

1968: The Year that Rocked the World, produced by History Theatre, was performed in front of packed houses at the Minnesota History Center from Jan. 21 to Feb. 19, 2012. The show featured some of the most explosive events and personalities of 1968: Hubert H. Humphrey and Lyndon B. Johnson, the war in Vietnam, the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Senator Robert Kennedy, the Mexico Olympics, the election of Richard Nixon and the Apollo 8 mission broadcast on Christmas Eve. Most performances were either sold out or very close to sold out. 1968: The Year That Rocked the World gave new audiences the opportunity to learn about Minnesota's role during this tumultuous year.

Detailed map available
A project of: Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program
Recipient: 
Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$4,076
To digitize 817 audiocassettes of 2004 Senate Committee hearings to augment current digital content
Recipient: 
Minnesota State University-Mankato
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$260,000
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

MSU-Mankato Water Resources Center in the Mankato area will provide conventional pollutant monitoring at the following sites: Beauford Ditch, Big Cobb River, Blue Earth River, Le Sueur River (3), Little Cobb River, Minnesota River (2), Watonwan River.

 Statewide
Recipient: 
Minnesota Public Television Association (MPTA)
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$6,237,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

This funding is for production and acquisiton grants in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 129D.18. The following MPTA stations received funding in FY2010:

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$198,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

As a core to Como’s mission on education, updating the aging interpretive signage and adding interactive and technology based interpretive and hands-on experiences is important. The cost to develop, design and produce these items is needed for African Hoofstock, Large Cats and the Japanese Gardens. The displays will demonstrate Como Zoo’s commitment to world-wide conservation measures.

 Statewide
Recipient: 
Minnesota Film and TV Board
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$495,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Under Minn. Laws 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subd. 6, the Minnesota Film and TV Board was appropriated $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year for grants to Minnesota residents to create film or television productions that promote Minnesota's cultural heritage and for the film production jobs program under Minnesota Statutes, section 116U.26.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$3,663,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6, this funding is for grants to the Minnesota Public Television Association for production and acquisition grants accordance to Minnesota Statutes, section 129D.18.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$495,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

The Science Museum of Minnesota’s work with schools is a continuation of efforts undertaken in the FY12-13 biennium, generously funded by an appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. With previous Legacy funds, we undertook a museum-wide evaluation of our offerings to schools and how we could better serve our student and educator audiences.

Projects include:
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$148,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$148,500
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6, is for grants to the Minnesota Children's Museum. These amounts are for arts, arts education, and arts access and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$346,500
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$346,500
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Upon learning of State support for the Rochester project, the Museum implemented changes to our governance, staffing and operations structure to effectively expand our capacity. Initial exhibit, program, IT, marketing and communication plans have been launched for the opening.

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$1,134,535
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

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:

• Promotion of Local Arts and Culture

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$1,717,512
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6, the Minnesota Department of Administration requested applications to create, produce, acquire, or distribute radio programs that educate, enhance, or promote local, regional, or statewide items of artistic, cultural, or historic significance.

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$198,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is one of the top visited cultural destinations in the state of Minnesota, with over 2 million visitors each year, because it’s free, interactive, welcoming, and accessible for families. Como Park Zoo and Conservatory celebrates diversity in many forms, across cultures, ethnicity, economics and generations and visitors come from all over the state.

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$198,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

The Minnesota legislature appropriated $198,000 for four projects: 1) Pavilion Preservation Project; 2) Zoo Main Building Planning Project; 3) Zoo Environmental Education Expansion; and 4) Zoo Cultural Research Project.

Recipient: 
Metropolitan Council
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$500,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$500,000
Source: 
Clean Water Fund
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$15,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

MPR will broadcast a one-hour radio documentary on MPR NEWS, with concurrent postings to MPRNews.org that includes expanded features and professional photography.

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$3,713,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6, this funding is for grants to the Minnesota Public Television Association for production and acquisition grants accordance to Minnesota Statutes, section 129D.18.

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$495,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

During the 87th legislative session Minnesota Film and TV was allocated $1,000,000 for FY12 and FY13 from the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, MN Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Articles 4 and 5. The appropriation of

Recipient: 
MN Film and TV Board
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$594,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$495,000
Source: 
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

The Science Museum of Minnesota’s work with schools is a continuation of efforts undertaken in the FY12-13 biennium, generously funded by an appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. With previous Legacy funds, we undertook a museum-wide evaluation of our offerings to schools and how we could better serve our student and educator audiences.

Recipient: 
Aitkin County SWCD
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$5,973
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The goal of the project is to complete the dataset for the assessment of Aquatic Recreation Use in Cedar Lake by monitoring total phosphorus, chlorophyll-a, and secchi depth.

Itasca
Recipient: 
Anoka Conservation District
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$55,602
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The goal of this project is to assess water quality in the following Anoka County waterbodies: Minard Lake, Pickerel Lake, Trott Brook, Seelye Brook, Cedar Creek, and the Rum River.

Itasca
Recipient: 
Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$10,519
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The goal of this project is to establish data sets to evaluate the Aquatic Recreational Use of Mallard, Sucker, and Ozawindib Lakes in southeastern Clearwater County.

Itasca
Recipient: 
Headwaters Science Center (HSC)
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$27,890
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The goal of this project is to complete a two-year data set for physical, bacterial, and water chemistry sampling for the Intensive Watershed Monitoring Plan to aid MPCA’s assessment of the aquatic health of the Mississippi Headwaters(HUC 07010101) Watershed.

Recipient: 
International Water Institute
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$56,031
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The goal of this project is to collect data, water chemistry and field parameters, which will be paired with biological data collected by the MPCA to assess water quality conditions at seven sites along targeted reaches within the Snake River Watershed and five sites in the Two River Watershed.

Lake
Recipient: 
Lake County Soil & Water Conservation District
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$25,930
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The primary goal of this project is to accurately collect surface water quality data to help support the MPCA’s Intensive Watershed Monitoring efforts in the Lake Superior North Watershed.

Recipient: 
Redwood-Cottonwood Rivers Control Area Joint Powers Board
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$17,714
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The overall goal of this project is to perform water quality monitoring duties to accomplish MPCA’s SWAG monitoring efforts at the four sites listed in Section IV of this application for the Middle Minnesota River stream sites selected in Renville, Redwood and Brown counties and allow for the assessment of aquatic life and aquatic recreation use for those reaches of the minor streams.

Recipient: 
Water Resources Center, Minnesota State University- Mankato
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$80,546
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The goal of this project is monitor, record, and submit the dataset necessary for assessment of aquatic recreation use with the Watonwan Watershed.

Recipient: 
Cannon River Watershed Partnership
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$32,421
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

This project will support the monitoring of two sites on the Cannon River throughout the field seasons of 2013 and 2014 during storm events and baseflow conditions to capture 25 samples per year at each site according to the WPLMN objectives.

Recipient: 
Chippewa River Watershed Project
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$136,325
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

This project will work with the MPCA to conduct watershed pollutant load monitoring at four sites in the Chippewa River watershed and one site in the neighboring Pomme de Terre River watershed . The Chippewa River Watershed Project (CRWP) team will also aid the MPCA in measuring and comparing regional differences and long-term trends in water quality.

Recipient: 
Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$92,464
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

This project will obtain spatial and long-term pollutant load information from the Root River watershed in Southeast Minnesota. To accomplish this, the Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will assist the MPCA with water quality monitoring and annual pollutant loading calculations.

Recipient: 
Hawk Creek Watershed Project
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$99,217
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

This project will monitor six sites within the Minnesota River Basin: Hawk Creek near Maynard, Hawk Creek near Granite Falls, Beaver Creek near Beaver Falls, Yellow Medicine River near Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine River near Hanley Falls, and Spring Creek near Hanley Falls.

Recipient: 
Redwood Cottonwood Rivers Control Area
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$138,033
Source: 
Clean Water Fund
The goal of this project is to perform water quality monitoring and load calculation duties to accomplish MPCA's Watershed Pollutant Load Monitoring Network monitoring efforts at seven sites for the Redwood and Cottonwood River watersheds as well as the Minnesota River site near Morton.
Recipient: 
Zumbro Watershed Partnership Inc.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$81,122
Source: 
Clean Water Fund

The MPCA has identified 13 stream sites in the watershed to characterize watershed water quality. This project will supplement and complement the identification of the top 50 sites in the watershed that are contributing to water impairment and also help in identification of priority watersheds in the re-write of the watershed comprehensive plan.