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Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

The Legacy Amendment

ACHF LogoThe Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF) is an unprecedented opportunity for the Minnesota Historical Society to preserve and share our state’s rich heritage. Minnesota voters approved the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment in November 2008.

How we’re working to build Minnesota’s legacy

Read the MNHS 2015 Report to the Governor and the Legislature (PDF).



Minnesota Historical & Cultural Heritage Grants
The program provides grants to projects in the state of Minnesota focused on preserving Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.

Heritage Partnership Program
Supporting the creation and development of sustainable, history-based partnerships throughout the state.

Legacy News


This site is updated regularly with descriptions and data related to Legacy projects funded through the Minnesota Historical Society by the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF).
Further information about the use and impact of all Legacy Funds can be found on the Minnesota Legislative Coordinating Commission's Minnesota's Legacy site.