Grantees All Years

The Fruitful Wound: Photographs of Harlem Gardens

Santella, Dennis

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Since the summer of 2008 I have been mapping and photographing Community Gardens and lots in Harlem. Unlike buildings and storefronts, owned and constructed by others, the gardens are planned and constructed according to the whims of their members. Read More

Deep Water

Sarah Council Dance Projects

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Deep Water is an evening of dance that focuses on women found on the margins of society; exploring ideas that relate to poverty, exploitation and survival. Deep Water includes the expansion of two current SCDP works, Shadowlands and Staring at Stones Read More

One interactive, 7-professional-musician popular music concert and educational presentation, at a continuation high school that provide inspiration for at-risk youth in the Los Angeles area.

Saturday Night Bath Concert Fund

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

Saturday Night Bath Band (leader + 6) produced and performd one, interactive, 2-hour concert (6-hours total including clinics) at a school, providing access to live music performance, history, and composition creation for at-risk-students who have had little or none before. Read More

Lonnie Holley: The Southern Folk Art Legend (2014)

Schear, Theo

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Powered by the Puffin Foundation, Theo Schear and a group of student musicians from the University of Michigan will visit the world renowned artist Lonnie Holley to collaborate on a short documentary film in March 2015. Read More

Zara Notes (2014)

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Zara Notes is a theatrical exploration of Nietzscheā€™s Thus Spake Zarathustra. The fictional hermit-prophet takes you through his tenets and then sweeps you up in the endless, joyful cycle of creation/destruction/recreation. Read More

The Extraordinary Ordinary Lives of Atheists (2014)

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

People are interviewed about their everyday lives, their routines, passions, family, and hobbies. These interviews are collaged with sound & music to make audio portraits of people from all walks of life (who happen to be atheists). Read More

Five Flights Up

Schlesinger, Toni

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

A reporter sets out to write the greatest book in the world about how people live and survive, visiting them in their homes which consistently embody their character and longings and state of being. Her journey is a mirror of the complexity of the Read More

The Anacostia Project

Schlyer, Krista

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

This is a multi-year documentary project about the Anacostia River in Washington DC. Photography of this river, its wildlife and people, will be used to raise public consciousness about degradation and restoration of this historic watershed. Read More

The Green Room (2014)

Scoates, Vandy

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Green Room is a project website that was created to explore, research and share ideas about producing sustainable theatre in North America. The website include a multitude of resources for finding sustainable options, readings and products. Read More

SEZ ME (2014)

SEZ ME

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A Queer webseries intended for children and their allies Read More

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