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Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Since its inception in February 2010, the SEMAC Arts & Cultural Heritage Grant program (renamed Legacy Grants in FY2022) has awarded 594 grants for a total of $5,332,023 in funding to nonprofit arts and non-arts organizations located in the SEMAC region.

FY2010 $330,837FY2014 $410,845FY2018 $404,065FY2022 $372,935
FY2011 $409,266FY2015 $412,980FY2019 $403,270FY2023 $494,184
FY2012 $342,835FY2016 $373,990FY2020 $379,087
FY2013 $441,884FY2017 $494,030FY2021 $153,145

A myriad of organizations presented arts programming that was made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund. Awards are listed by county as follows:

Dodge County
Fillmore County
Freeborn County
Goodhue County
Houston County
Mower County
Olmsted County
Rice County
Steele County
Wabasha County
Winona County