Grant History

Total Awarded 2003-2017……$288,318.91

Code:
CHS Chatham High School, grades 9-12
CMS Chatham Middle School, grades 6-8
MED Mary E. Dardess Elementary School, grades K-5
ESL English as a Second Language, K-12

*unless noted as (White fund) all monies come from Arts & Humanities.

2017 – 2018

SchoolProjectRequestedGranted
CMSUkuleles for Middle School$1,000$1000
CHSArt trip to Metropolitan Museum$1,395$1395
CMSHistory Alive – Revolutionary War$24,97.91$2497.91
CHSVisiting Poet and Artist Millay$1,500$1500
CHSArtemis Robotics II $2,000$2000 (White)
CHSClearwater Sloop Science study$3,000$3,000 (White)
CMSCharacter Education$2,500$2500 (White)
MEDArt in the Library$970$970
CHSWharton and James$1950(cancelled)
MEDProject rebuild Longhouse due to vandalismPaid for elsewhere
TOTAL$17,362.91

2015 - 2016

SchoolProjectRequestedGranted
MEDHomespun Community Dance$2,385.00$1,815.00
CMSLive Performance “Wizard of Oz”$800.00$800.00
CMS3rd Annual Film Club$2,500.00$2,000.00
MEDLonghouse Project phase II$2,500.00$2,500.00 (White)
CMSCharacter Ed Days$3,500.00$1.500.00
CHSVermicomposting$160.00$160.00 (White)
MEDArt in the Library$330.00$330.00
CHSWharton and James$1,250.00$1,250.00
MEDMacHaydn Summer Program$200.00$200.00
CHS/CMSFall Festival of Shakespeare$3,000.00$2,500.00
CHSCalculus the Musical$750.00$750.00(White)
CMSAmerican Revolution History Day$1,577.00$1,577.00
CHSAuthor in the Classroom$850.00$850.00
MEDEmpathy Awareness$2,475.00$1,610.00
CHSTropical Vivarium$3,300.00$2,500.00 (White)
TOTAL$20,342.00

2014-2015

SchoolProejctRequestedRecommended
MEDThe Longhouse Project$2,500.00$2,500.00
CHS50th Anniversary of Voting Rights: Wesley Brown guest speaker$500.00$500.00
CHSHOBY Youth Leadership$500.00$350.00 (White)
CMSMiddle School Mentoring$800.00$800.00 (White)
CMSCharacter Days$4,000.00$2,850.00 (White)
MED/CMSArt in the Library$328.00$328.00
CHSEdith Wharton and Henry James$1,500.00$1,500.00
CHS/CMSFall Festival of Shakespeare$3,000.00$2,850.00
CHSOn the Eve of World War II$500.00$500.00 (White)
ESLNorman Rockwell Museum$334.00$104.00 (School pays busing)
CHSLiterary Incidents in Life of Slave Girl$800.00$350.00 (School pays busing)
CHSWolf Conservation Center$700.00$700.00 (White)
CMSLiving the Civil War$1,500.00$1,500.00
TOTAL$15, 072.00

2013-14 Fall Grand Cycle

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CMSCapital Rep Drama Performance$1,298$1,298
CHSEBook Program/HS library$1,491$1,491
MEDMacHaydn Theatre Experience/Mackowski$100$100
CHS/CMSFall Festival of Shakespeare/Matthews $3,000$3,000
TOTAL$5,889

2013 Spring Grant Cycle

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CMSMentoring Project/Herron$700$700 (White)
MEDTheatre Workshop: Industrial Rev. PS/21$1,785 $1,785
CMSCharacter Days 2013-14/Hoffman$3,500$3,500.00 (White)
CHSEdith Wharton Project/Kraft$1,250$1,250.00
MEDWeb Weavers Mentoring Program/Flying Deer Nature Center$2,460$2,460.00 (White)
CHS/CMSFall Festival of Shakespeare$3,000$3,000.00
TOTAL$12,695.00

2012

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CHSJamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshop$1,479.20$1,479.20
MEDZumbatomic for Kids$789.66$789.66
CMSChatham Middle School Mentoring Program$1,400.00$1,400.00
CHSProject Lead the Way$2,500.00$2,500.00
MED4th Grade Theater Workshop: Book to Stage$1,650.00$1,650.00
CHS/CMSFall Festival of Shakespeare$2,000.00$2,000.00
MED/CMS/CHSLocal Visiting Artist Enrichment Series$3,353.75$3,353.75
CHSEdith Wharton and Henry James$1,300.00$1,300.00
CHSAcappella Artist in Resident$700.00$700.00
CHSWorld War II: Personal Perspectives$1,000.00$1,000.00
TOTAL$16,172.61

2011

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CMSMentoring Project/Herron$700$700 (White)
CMSVisual Arts/Art Omi Note: Less transportation cost$2,500$1,100
MEDTall Tales & Heroes/Conte$500$500
MEDFrom Theatre to Classroom/Botsford$150$150
CHSEdith Wharton Project/Kraft$1,300$1,300
CMSNature Discovery Mentor Program$1,800$1,800 (White)
CMSStorytelling/Roth $3,150$3,150
CHS/CMSFall Festival of Shakespeare/Matthews$2,000$2,000
CHSEurope on the Brink of War 1938/McBride$1,770$1,770
TOTAL$12,470

2010

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
MEDWhole Brain Summer Project$160$40
CMSMentor Project$600$600
CHSFiction of Edith Wharton$1,950$1,550
MEDPre-School Literacy Project$2,640$2,640 (White)
MEDNature’s Classroom$1,210$840 (White)
CHSChatham Public Art Project$2,500$700
CMSService Learning Project$1,000$1,000
CHSWatercolor Paining Enrichment$2,180$2,180 (White)
MEDToday’s Girls & Tomorrow’s Technology$4,452$2,167 (White)
CHS/CMSFall Festival of Shakespeare$2,000$2,000
TOTAL$16,250

2009 Alexander White Fun

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CHSD Rosenbaum/Model Congress$5,000$3,175
MEDSolaqua Power and Art/Eco PowerS1,500$1,500
CMSCynthia Herron/Mentor Program$600$600
CMSJackie Hoffman/Service Learning$1,000$1,000
TOTAL$6,275

2009 Arts & Humanities Fund

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CMSArt Omi/Arts in Education$3,546$2,500
CHSColumbia Festival Orchestra: All Strings Attached $4,900$2,500
CHSJames Kraft/Wharton & Millay$3,500$2,000
CHS/CMSFall Festival Shakespeare$1,000$1,000
MEDArts Voyage /Spencertown$5,000$3,000*
MEDMichael Stead/Puppet Mania $1,900$1,000
MEDHomespun Residency $2,310$2,200
MEDVoices of the Hudson River$3,890$3,500
TOTAL$17,700

2008 Alexander White Fund

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CMSEvolution DVD/John Feldman$3,250$2,000
CHSAmerican International Congress$3,090$1,500
MEDInterplay Program/Nicole Maney$3,720$3,000
CMSMentor Program/Cynthia Herron$500$500
MEDTherapy Service Dog$410$410
CMSLife Skills Community Living$500$300
MEDSolaqua Eco-Power Program$3,950$2,500
MEDVoices of the Hudson River$3,000$3,000
TOTAL$13,210

2008 Arts & Humanities

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CHS/CMSFall Festival of Shakespeare$1,500$1,000
CMSSpring Musical/Theresa Conte$3,000$1,000
CMSThe Mayans/Roth & Herron $300$300
CHSWriting for News/Costello$4,050$2,000 (contingent upon applicant committing to providing four hours of instruction)
CHS/CMSTechnical Theatre/Theresa Conte$500$300
MEDHomespun Dance Residency$3,650$3,000
MEDArts Voyage/Spencertown$7,500$3,000
TOTAL$10,600

2007 Alexander White Fund School

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CHSLead the Way Engineering Course $4,500$4,500
KindergartenInterplay Training$3,660$1356
(balance funded by the Arts & Humanities Fund)
TOTAL$5,856

2007 Arts and Humanities Fund

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CHS/CESNative American Pottery$1,247$1,200
CES/CMSArts Map of the World$5,000$3,500
CHSRhythm of Life African Music$4,611$4,000
CHSMedia Literacy$4,500$4,100
CHSString Fling/Berklee College of Music$1,070$745
CHSClose Encounters in Chatham$1,800$1,200
CHSFall Festival of Shakespeare$1,500$1,000
CHSChatham Intelligentsia Newspaper$2,000$1,500
CESVoices of the Hudson$4,900$3,500
TOTAL$20,745

2006 Alexander White Fund

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CHSCatskill Outdoor Education Exp.$5,000$1,000
CHSLead the Way Engineering Course$5,000$5000
KindergartenInterplay Training$4,000$4,000
CMSMentoring Program$400$377
TOTAL$10,377

2006 Arts and Humanities Fund

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
CHS/CESNative American Pottery$1,247$1,200
CES/CMSArts Map of the World$5,000$3,500
CHSRhythm of Life African Music$4,611$4,000
CHSMedia Literacy $4,500$4,100
CHSString Fling/Berklee College of Music$1,070$745
CHSClose Encounters in Chatham $1,800$1,200
CHSFall Festival of Shakespeare$1,500$1,000
CHSChatham Intelligentsia Newspaper$2,000$1,500
CESVoices of the Hudson $4,900$3,500
TOTAL$20,745

2005 Arts and Humanities Fund

SchoolProjectRequested Recommended
High & Elementary SchoolsSpencertown Academy/Venetian Carnival $4,500$3,000
High & Middle SchoolsBasic Film-making Course$2,000$1,000
High SchoolFall Festival of Shakespeare$1,000$1,000
High SchoolConductor in Residence$4,000$3,000
Middle SchoolTechnology & MIDI Education$3,131$1,100
Middle SchoolOur Secret Place: Inside the Brain $1,070$1,000
Elementary SchoolHot Opera for Children$1,500$1,500
Elementary SchoolVoices of the Hudson River $5,000$4,000
TOTAL$15,600

2004 Arts and Humanities Fund

SchoolProjectRequestedRecommended
Chatham High SchoolWalden Chamber Players$4,500$4,500
Chatham High SchoolChatham Friends of Shakespeare$1,000$1,000
Chatham High School5th Annual Jazz Program$1,194$600
Chatham High SchoolVisiting Artist Series $3,260$1,000
Chatham Middle SchoolPrintmaking$4,777$3,200
Chatham Middle SchoolClassroom Museums$1,500$1,500
Chatham Elementary SchoolVoices of the Hudson River$3,200$3,200
Total$15,000

2003 Arts and Humanities Fund

School

Applicant/ProjectRequestedRecommended
CCSDColumbia County Council on the Arts$5,000$2,500
Chatham High School Artist in Residence$5,000$4,000
Chatham High SchoolChatham Friends of Shakespeare$1,700$1,700
Chatham High SchoolWinter Recital$1,200$500
Chatham Middle SchoolArts Program Tech. Equipment$5,000$2,600
Chatham Elementary SchoolChatham Kids Club Artists$1,200$1,200
Chatham Elementary SchoolVoices of the Hudson River$2,700$2,500
TOTAL$15,000