MDE Directives for Library Legacy Funds

MN Library Legacy Logo SmallThe Library Legacy appropriation provides grant funds¬† to the 12 Minnesota regional library systems with the intent “to provide educational opportunities in the arts, history, literary arts, and cultural heritage of Minnesota.”

As distributed by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) these funds “may be used to sponsor programs provided by regional libraries or to provide grants to local arts and cultural heritage programs for programs in partnership with regional libraries.”¬† To support these efforts, MDE outlines the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund priorities and outcomes for libraries.

As reference in Minnesota Session Law 137