Founded: 1979

Employees: 4.5

Annual operating budget: $458,800 (including $308,750 in public dollars)

Board members: 22

Snowbate: Of 17 applications certified since July 2011, nine have spent $1.5 million in Minnesota and received total reimbursement of $300,760. Remaining projects (films, TV, commercials) in process projected to spend $3.6 million.

Legacy funds: $610,000 will be given to Minnesota filmmakers if and when projects are finished.

Source: Minnesota Film & TV Board