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State Supported Institutions

The state, federal and many local governments provide some support to various public and non-profit institutions. The actual institution may or may not be supported directly with public funds.

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Agricultural Utilization Research Institute
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Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare CASCW brings the University of Minnesota together with county and state social services in a public-private partnership dedicated to improving the lives of high-risk families and children.
Center for Urban and Regional Affairs The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs connects University faculty and students with the organizations and public institutions working on significant issues in the state.
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International Wolf Center The International Wolf Center supports the survival of the wolf around the world by teaching about its life, its association with other species and its dynamic relationship to humans.
Internet System for Education and Employment Knowledge (ISEEK) ISEEK was created to help you make smart choices about careers, employment, education, and business growth.
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Minneapolis Institute of Arts The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is a free museum operated for the benefit of the general public.
Minneapolis Telecommunications Network The Minneapolis Telecommunications Network provides community access to television, and to communication and information networks. MTN strengthens community by encouraging creation of and access to programs and information using electronic technology.
Minnesota Academy of Science Through educational programs and professional development opportunities - from junior high school through professional life - the Minnesota Academy of Science supports Minnesota scientists at every stage of their development, providing a vital forum for scientific inquiry and discussion that reaches more than 25,000 Minnesotans annually.
Minnesota Ambulance Association Representing Minnesota's Emergency Medical Specialist Professionals
Minnesota American Legion The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization.
Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association What began forty-five years ago as a social organization to network and exchange ideas among chief law enforcement executives has evolved into a professional association focused on addressing the needs of its members and the citizens they represent.
Minnesota Corporation for Public Broadcasting Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private nonprofit corporation created by Congress in 1967, is a leader in public broadcasting's transition to digital educational and programming services for the American people.
Minnesota Fallen Firefighters Memorial Association Founded to ensure that every Fire Fighter Line-of-Duty Death (LODD) within Minnesota is provided a dignified memorial service. This will be done no matter what departmental affiliation, religious, political or any other preference. This site is intended to honor a fallen brother or sister within the fire service.
Minnesota Fire Service Foundation Public awareness and appreciation for firefighters has been at an all-time high since the tragic and dramatic events of September 11. Their courage and the critical role they play in our society has led to increased visibility and respect for firefighters closer to home.
Minnesota Humanities Commission A non-profit organization that provides educational humanities programs and resources for Minnesotans of all ages, incomes and backgrounds.
Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association A site remembering those Peace Officers who have paid the highest price. Find information on the history, the current members, the training they provide and a photo album of LEMA.
Minnesota Orchestra The Minnesota Orchestra is recognized as one of America's leading symphony orchestras. Founded in 1903, it offers more than 200 concerts each year, including classical programs, family concerts, educational performances and pops programs.
Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association A Board of Directors consisting of thirteen (13) police officers governs the organization.
Minnesota Public Radio The mission of Minnesota Public Radio is to enrich the mind and nourish the spirit through radio, related technology, and services.
Minnesota Safety Council The Minnesota Safety Council is a private, not-for-profit organization which for 70 years has been dedicated to preventing unintentional injuries.
Minnesota State Fair The Minnesota State Fair, known as the Great Minnesota Get Together , is a financially self-supporting quasi-state agency. The annual production of the State Fair, along with all improvements and maintenance of the 320-acre State Fairgrounds, are financed exclusively through revenue produced by the State Fair's year-round operations.
Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association The Minnesota State Fire Chiefs' Association is made up of nearly 1,800 chief fire officers that represent nearly 600 fire departments in Minnesota.
Minnesota State Fire Department Association Latest news and articles from the State Fire Department Association.
Minnesota State Patrol Trooper's Association The Minnesota State Patrol was created in 1929 when Charles M. Babcock, the Commissioner of Highways, appointed Earl Brown, Sheriff of Hennepin County, as Chief of the Highway Patrol. On July 1, 1929, Chief Brown appointed 8 officers.
Minnesota Technical Assistance Program Provides free technical assistance tailored to individual businesses. MnTAP helps Minnesota companies become more efficient and find alternatives to using hazardous materials.
Minnesota Zoo The Minnesota Zoo is situated on 500 acres in Dakota County. The collection currently stands at about 2,300 animals, with 105 animals representing 15 species on the United States Endangered Species Act list.
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Science Museum of Minnesota Through a combination of interactive exhibits, live theater presentations, science demonstrations, and Omnitheater films, visitors can enjoy a unique combination of natural history, environmental science, biology, physics, and high-tech fun.
Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge The EE Portal @ MAEE works as a clearinghouse for all types of environmental education resources, from articles to lesson plans, from performances to displays, and many more. These resources come from a variety of organizations throughout Minnesota.
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United Veterans Legislative Council of Minnesota (UVLC) A Consortium of Veterans, Military, and Auxiliary Organizations to exchange information and support issues relating to entitlements for Veterans, Military Retirees, the National Guard and Military Reservists, their dependents and survivors.
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Veterans of Foreign Wars The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a national, non-partisan, non-secretarian organization composed exclusively of citizens who have seen foreign service in the United States Armed Forces.
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Walker Art Center Focusing on the visual, performing, and media arts, the Walker takes a multidisciplinary approach to the creation, presentation, interpretation, collection, and preservation of the arts.
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