History of Scottsdale Arts Community Arts Grant Program Recipients

  Organization Amount
   
2020-21 Childsplay Theatre – Project – Childsplay’s Imagine Online Program $8,500
  Kids in Focus – Project – Kids in Focus Scottsdale Exhibition Series $8,000
  Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) – Project – A World of Musical Journeys  $7,000
  Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona – Project – Storybook Ballet with Art Exhibit $5,730
  Phoenix Conservatory of Music – Project – Music Matters at Scottsdale Library $5,000
  The Nash – Project – Intro to Jazz $5,000
  MusicaNova – Project –- MusicaNova Scottsdale Concerts and Education $2,500
  The Phoenix Symphony – Project -– Classroom Concert Series $2,500
  Rising Youth Theatre – Project – Theatre for Healthy Emotional Development  $2,500
  Phoenix Girls Chorus  – Micro Project – Scottsdale Community Service Chorus Project $1,000
  Scottsdale Artists’ School – General Operating Support $8,900
  Arizona Musicfest – General Operating Support $7,000
  Greasepaint Youth Theater – General Operating Support $6,000
  Scottsdale Philharmonic – General Operating Support $5,000
  Desert Stages Theatre – General Operating Support $100
  Don Bluth Front Row Theatre – General Operating Support $100
     
2019–20 Scottsdale Artists’ School – General Operating Support $6,500
  Detour Company Theatre – General Operating Support $6,400
  Scottsdale Philharmonic – General Operating Support $5,400
  Greasepaint Youtheatre – General Operating Support $5,400
  Scottsdale International Film Festival – General Operating Support $5,400
  Musical Instrument Museum – A World of Musical Journeys $5,000
  Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services – STARS Creative Arts Program $7,000
  Free Arts for Abused Children – Storybook Ballet – Sleeping Beauty $7,000
  Phoenix Conservatory of Music – Moving Together with Music $6,900
  Kids in Focus – Kids in Focus Scottsdale Exhibition Series $5,000
  The Phoenix Symphony – Classroom Concerts Series $5,000
  Childsplay – In-School Performances and Classroom Experience $5,000
  Arizona Musicfest – 2019–20 Festival Season $5,000
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation – Free Discovery Day at Taliesin West $5,000
     
2018–19 Scottsdale Sister Cities Association – Scottsdale-Kingston Teen Art Exchange $1,000
  MusicaNova – Scottsdale Concerts and Education $2,000
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation – Taliesin West Field Trip Enhancement $2,500
  Desert Stages Theatre – General Operating Support $3,000
  Greasepaint Youth Theater – General Operating Support $3,000
  Scottsdale International Film Festival – General Operating Support $3,000
  Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) – A World of Musical Journeys $3,500
  Detour Company Theater – General Operating Support $4,000
  Arizona Musicfest – 2018-19 Festival Season $5,000
  Phoenix Symphony – Classroom Concert Series $5,000
  Scottsdale Philharmonic – General Operating Support $5,000
  Phoenix Conservatory of Music – Project: Music Moves Us! $6,000
  Childsplay – Scottsdale In-School Performance and Classroom Experience $7,000
  Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona – Storybook Ballet $7,000
  Desert Foothills Theater – General Operating Support $7,000
  Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services (STARS) – Creative Arts Program $8,000
  Scottsdale Artists’ School – General Operating Support $8,000
       
     
2017–18 Arizona Musicfest – Fall and Winter Festivals $5,000
  Arizona Theatre Company – Theatre On The Go Literacy Initiative $2,500
  Childsplay – Scottsdale School Touring Program $2,500
  Cultural Coalition – Family Stories and Altar‐Making Workshop Series $2,500
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation – Summer Art and Architecture Camps $3,000
  Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona – Free Arts Storybook Ballet $2,500
  Phoenix Conservatory of Music – Making Music at the Library! $3,500
  The Phoenix Symphony – Classroom Concert Series $2,500
  STARS – Creative Arts Program Enhancement $5,000
  Desert Foothills Theater – general operating support $9,000
  Desert Stages Theatre – general operating support $4,000
  Detour Company Theatre – general operating support $9,000
  Scottsdale Artists’ School – general operating support $9,000
       
     
2016–17 Act One – Act One Field Trip Program $2,250
  Arizona Theater Company – Classics to Contemporary – Comedy to Drama $6,500
  Childsplay – Scottsdale School Touring Program $9,000
  Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona – Free Arts Storybook Ballet $6,000
  Grand Canyon Music Festival – Native American Composer Apprentice Project at Salt River High School $4,500
  Jazz in Arizona – Scottsdale Celebrates Jazz $1,250
  Phoenix Conservatory of Music – Instrument Explosion at the Scottsdale Library $5,000
  The Phoenix Symphony – Classroom Concert Series $6,500
  Movement Source Dance Company – Empower Youth! In Partnership with Scottsdale Prevention Institute $1,000
  Arizona MusicFest – general operating support under project category $3,000
  Desert Foothills Theater – general operating support $4,000
  Detour Company Theater – general operating support $8,500
  Scottsdale Philharmonic – general operating support $2,500
      
     
2015–16 Arizona MusicFest – general operating support under project category $9,000
  Arizona Theatre Company – Theatre On The Go: Shakespeare Theatre Residency $7,000
  Childsplay – Scottsdale School Touring Program $10,000
  Desert Foothills Theater – general operating support $6,000
  Detour Company Theatre, Inc. – general operating support under project category $9,250
  Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona – Community Art Performance and Art Activities $9,250
  Grand Canyon Music Festival $5,000
  Jazz in Arizona – Jazz Stars Play Scottsdale $4,000
  MusicaNova – Collaborative Concerts at Scottsdale Presbyterian Church $3,000
  Phoenix Conservatory of Music – Musical Adventures at the Scottsdale Library $6,000
  Scottsdale Artists’ School – general operating support $8,000
  Scottsdale Philharmonic – general operating support $2,500
  Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services – Ceramics Immersion, Summer Workshop $1,000
     
     
2014–15 Arizona Theater Company – Student Matinee Series Extension $3,200
  Childsplay, Inc. – theater productions, educational activities for underserved students $7,600
  Desert Foothills Theater – general operating support $4,000
  Detour Company Theatre, Inc. – general operating support $9,600
  Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona – 2014 Community Arts Performance Day $5,600
  Jazz in Arizona, Inc. – JazzKats at Kerr Series $3,200
  Movement Source Dance Company – workshop for Scottsdale Prevention Institute $1,000
  Scottsdale Artists’ School, Inc. – general operating support $3,000
  Scottsdale International Film Festival Inc. – general operating support $10,800
  The Phoenix Symphony – Music Education Partnership $4,800
     
     
2013–14 Childsplay, Inc. – theater productions, educational activities for underserved students $7,500
  Desert Foothills Theatre – general operating support $4,000
  Detour Company Theatre – general operating support $11,000
  Free Arts of Arizona – Community arts program for youth residing in group homes $6,000
  Jazz in Arizona, Inc. – concerts & dance event in Scottsdale $2,500
  Movement Source Dance Company – after-school dance workshop for underserved children $1,000
  Phoenix Symphony Association – music education partnership $7,500
  Scottsdale Artists’ School, Inc. – general operating support $8,500
  Scottsdale International Film Festival Inc. – general operating support $11,000
     
     
2012–13 Arizona Musicfest – to support Denyce Graves, artist-in-residence $5,000
  Childsplay, Inc. – theater productions, educational activities for underserved students $6,162
  Detour Company Theatre – subsidized theater rental space and technical support $5,000
  Free Arts of Arizona – “Swan Lake – the Big Splash” arts program for youth residing in group homes $1,357
  Jazz in Arizona, Inc. – general operating support $7,500
  Movement Source Dance Company – after-school dance workshop for underserved children $856
  MusicaNova – general operating support $750
  Phoenix Conservatory of Music – music instruction for teens in library settings $3,375
  Scottsdale Artists’ School, Inc. – general operating support $14,000
  Scottsdale International Film Festival Inc. – general operating support $14,000
  Shemer Art Center & Museum Assn. Inc. – after-school programs for Title I students $1,000
     
     
2011–12 Center Dance Ensemble – to support the new touring show Poetry ‘n Motion $1,600
  Childsplay, Inc. – theater productions, educational activities for underserved students $6,162
  Detour Company Theatre – subsidized theater rental space and technical support $6,000
  Four Seasons Orchestra – record music of Louise Lincoln Kerr for Arizona Centennial $1,500
  Free Arts of Arizona – Wonderland arts program for youth residing in group homes $1,617
  Movement Source Dance Company – dance workshop for underserved $1,000
  Pinnacle Peak Elementary School – a permanent sculpture garden built over 3 years $1,600
  Shemer Art Center & Museum Assn. Inc. – after-school programs for Title I students $4,000
  Scottsdale International Film Festival Inc. – general operating support $8,000
  Arizona Women’s Theatre Company – general operating support $4,000
  Greasepaint Youtheatre – general operating support $4,000
  Jazz in Arizona, Inc. – general operating support $6,000
  Scottsdale Artists’ School, Inc. – general operating support $13, 521
     
     
2010–11 Arizona Women’s Theatre Company-general operating support $7,200
  BlackPoet Ventures-BioRhythMic Series $4,600
  Chamber Music PLUS-support for Rhythms of LIFE at the Kerr Cultural Center $3,900
  Childsplay, Inc.-Scottsdale School toruing program $2,300
  Desert Foothills Theatre-general operating support $2,900
  Detour Company Theatre-general operating support $8,500
  Jazz in Arizona, Inc.-various educational and performance programming $9,700
  Movement Source, Inc.-after school workshop at Paiute Community Center $500
  Musica Nova-general operating support $3,000
  Scottsdale International Film Festival-2010 film festival $10,000
  The Phoenix Conservatory of Music-music learning series for teens at Scottsdale Public Library $6,400
     
     
2009–10 Arcadia Neighborhood Learning Center – Multicultural Exploration Friday $1,200
  Arizona Women’s Theatre Company – General Operating $2,700
  Ballet Arizona – Student Matinees $2,500
  Chamber Music Plus – Rhythms of LIFE 2009-10 @ ASU Kerr $2,000
  Childsplay – 2009-10 Scottsdale School Touring Program $8,500
  Desert Stages – Children’s Theatre Production of The Snow Queen $8,500
  Free Arts of Arizona – Coppelia and the Toy Shoppe $4,250
  Jazz in Arizona – General Operating $8,500
  Movement Source, Inc. – After-School Workshop with Scottsdale Prevention Institute $500
  MusicaNova, Inc. – General Operating $3,650
  Phoenix Boys Choir – Scottsdale Neighborhood Training Choir Program $3,250
  Phoenix Symphony Association – Classroom Concerts Series $3,250
  Scottsdale International Film Festival – General Operating $8,500
     
     
2008–09 Acadia Neighborhood Learning Center – One day multi-cultural festival for the students $1,500
  Arizona Opera – Tour in English and Spanish of Mini-Elixir of Love to Scottsdale Schools. $7,000
  Chamber Music PLUS – Four concerts to be held at the Kerr Cultural Center $2,000
  Childsplay, Inc. – Performances in 5 Scottsdale Schools $7,500
  Free Arts of Arizona – Support visual art and performing arts programs in Scottsdale for at-risk students $2,500
  Golden Lion Productions, Inc. – Annual Dance Festival $4,500
  Heard Museum – Education programs and conservation of Charles Loloma mural $10,000
  Movement Source Dance Company – Artist residency at Paiute Community Center $500
  The Phoenix Sympony – Support ensembles working in Scottsdale classrooms $3,500
  Arizona Women’s Theatre – General Operating Funds $5,000
  Jazz in Arizona, Inc. – General Operating Funds $5,000
  Scottsdale International Film Festival – General Operating Funds $10,000
     
     
2007–08 Arizona Arts Chorale – Songs of Struggle and Hope – a Holocaust memorial concert $1,050
  Arizona Musicfest – Orchestra expansion w/expanded repertoir and number of musicians $2,000
  Arizona Opera – School tour of Mini-Magic Flute with accompaning education programs $3,100
  Arizona Theatre Company – Matinee Extension Series for Coronado High School with accompanying in-class workshops $1,800
  Arizona Wolf Trap Program – Wolf Trap Early Learning Through the Arts in four Scottsdale Head Start Programs $3,600
  Arizona Women’s Theatre Company – No Child, a one-woman show by Nilaja Sun about educational issues that impact at-risk students $6,750
  Ballet Arizona – Student matinees with accompanying discussions $1,080
  Childsplay – Scottsdale School Touring Program in five schools $6,750
  Concerned Citizens for Community Health – Vista del Camino Ballet Folklorico program $2,284
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation – Education outreach programs focusing on architecture and design $1,500
  Free Arts of Arizona – Swan Lake: The Big Splash, a muli-disciplinary program in dance and visual arts $4,950
  Gold Lion Productions – Ninth Annual Celebration of Dance featuring many local and out-of-state dance companies $2,000
  Jazz in Arizona, Inc. – Catch a Rising Star Concerts, a series of concerts featuring established and emerging musicians $6,750
  Mohave Middle School – Community College: A Photographic Exploration, a photographic artist residency resulting in a permanent work of public art for the school courtyard $3,600
  Scottsdale Community Players/Greasepaing Players – Artist/designer recruitment and retention $1,500
  Scottsdale International Film Festival – 2008 festival $9,000
     
     
2006–07 Arizona Opera – The Old Maid and the Thief $7,000
  Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale – Fine Arts Program $5,000
  Childsplay, Inc. – Scottsdale School Touring Program $6,000
  Concerned Citizens for Community Health – Vista del Camino Ballet Folklorico $2,250
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation – Wright Education Programs $1,500
  Free Arts of Arizona – Cinderella Swept Away $4,000
  Jazz in Arizona, Inc. – Catch a Rising Star $6,500
  Scottsdale Artists’ School – Art Fun 101 $8,000
  Scottsdale Community Players – Bambino $7,000
  The Scottsdale International Film Festival $8,000
  Southwest Human Development – Arizona Wolf Trap $2,500
     
     
2005–06 Arizona Opera – School Tour, featuring Opera Soup $5,960
  Ballet Arizona – Dansmart $6,300
  Center Dance Ensemble – The ABC’s of Dance $2,100
  Childsplay, Inc. – School Touring Program $5,250
  Concerned Citizens for Community Health $6,600
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation – Wright in Nature and Design Your Dream Space $6,650
  Free Arts of Arizona – multi-disciplinary arts program for children $3,500
  Jazz in Arizona, Inc. – An Eclectic Summer Jazz Series $7,585
  Nebellen Dance Company – Holiday Show $2,100
  The Scottsdale International Film Festival $7,000
     
     
2004–05 Arizona Arts Chorale – Jackson Berkey Concerts $5,590
  Ballet Arizona – Dansmart $6,212
  Center Dance Ensemble – Snow Queen $1,952
  Childsplay – Outreach Theater Services $4,628
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation – Educational Outreach Program $6,624
  Jazz in Arizona, Inc. – Summer Concerts $2,627
  Phoenix Bach Choir – Bach to School $3,189
  The Phoenix Symphony – Classroom Concert Series $8,878
  Scottsdale Artists’ School – Lecture Series $7,728
  Scottsdale International Film Festival $4,878
     
     
2003–04 Arizona Arts Chorale – Brahms Requiem $6,900
  Childsplay – School Touring $5,000
  Concerned Citizens – Ballet Folklorico $3,750
  Fine Arts Association of Arizona – Classical Music from India $2,500
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation – Architectural Vision Through New Eyes $4,366
  Free Arts of Arizona – Sleeping Beauty $4,370
  Jazz in Arizona – Summer Jazz Series $2,475
  Movement Source Dance Company $3,000
  Phoenix Bach Choir – Voices in History $2,347
  Phoenix Symphony – Classroom Series $5,000
  Scottsdale Artists’ School $6,250
  Scottsdale Foundation for the Handicapped: Music therapy $1,950
     
     
2002–03 Arizona Arts Chorale – Holocaust Concert $1,485
  Childsplay: “The Velveteen Rabbit” $4,250
  Concerned Citizens – Ballet Folklorico $2,663
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation – program for gifted students $4,000
  Free Arts of Arizona – Taiko Drumming $3,437
  Movement Source Dance $2,890
  Phoenix Bach Choir – Bach to School $1,950
  Phoenix Boys Choir – Choral workshop $3,500
  Phoenix Symphony – Classroom Series $4,250
  Scorpius Dance Company $3,400
  Scottsdale Artists’ School $12,500
  Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra $5,676
     
     
2001–02 Childsplay: “The Velveteen Rabbit” $2,125
  Concerned Citizens – Ballet Folklorico $4,250
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation: Conversation of Drawings $5,000
  Free Arts of Arizona – Swan Lake $3,017
  Greasepaint Scottsdale Youtheatre $7,326
  Phoenix Bach Choir – Bach to School $2,706
  Phoenix Symphony: Musical Connections $4,250
  Scottsdale Artists’ School $12,500
  Scottsdale Community Players $2,000
  Scottsdale Mustang Poets – poetry reading $250
  Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra $5,174
  Young Arts Arizona – Scottsdale Healthcare Youth Art Project $1,402
     
     
2000–01 Childsplay: “The Velveteen Rabbit” $2,125
  Concerned Citizens – Ballet Folklorico $4,216
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation: Beauty & Creativity $2,089
  Free Arts of Arizona – Rodeo and More $3,718
  Greasepaint Scottsdale Youtheatre $7,158
  Opera-tunity $3,372
  Phoenix Boys Choir – In Praise of Music $4,383
  Phoenix Symphony: Musical Connections $3,798
  Scottsdale Artists’ School $12,500
  Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra $5,342
  Young Arts Arizona – Art of Brotherhood $980
     
     
1999–00 Arizona Arts Chorale: Commissioning 2000 $1,300
  Arizona Historical Society: “Living History” $5,000
  Ballet Jude: School Project “Beauty and the Beast” $4,800
  Childsplay, Inc. for “The Velveteen Rabbit” $2,500
  Concerned Citizens – Scottsdale International Club $5,000
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation: Conservation of Original Drawing $1,750
  Greasepaint Scottsdale Youtheatre $7,932
  New School for the Arts: “Original Werks” $5,000
  Phoenix Early Music Society: PEMS Millennium Concert Series $5,000
  Quintessence Chamber Ensemble: Family Concerts for Scottsdale $1,750
  Scottsdale Artist School $17,500
  Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra $9,568
  Showcase Concerts, Inc.: It’s Your Opera-tunity $4,500
  Phoenix Symphony: Musical Connections $5,000
     
     
1998–99 Childsplay: “The Velveteen Rabbit” $2,000
  Free Arts for Abused Children: Workshops with Mayme Katz $1,250
  Greasepaint Scottsdale Youtheatre $8,278
  New School for the Arts: Arts Fest ’99 Featuring “Creative Force” $2,500
  Phoenix Boys Choir Association: “The Old Locomotive” Youth Opera in the Schools $2,000
  Phoenix Early Music Society: Concert Series at Kerr Cultural Center $3,000
  Phoenix Symphony: Musical Connections $2,000
  Quintessence: Music of the World Concert Series at Scottsdale Civc Center Library $3,000
  Scottsdale Historical Society: Oral History Project $1,127
  Scottsdale Mustang Poets Society: ’98 Arizona Poets Society Fall Conference $1,000
  Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra $15,731
  Scottsdale/Paradise Valley YMCA: 1998 Summer Arts Camp $2,000
  Valley Chamber Musicians: Concert Series at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts $3,500
     
     
1997–98 Arizona Classic Jazz Society $3,424
  Scottsdale Arts in Education Council $1,981
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation: Architectural Design Program at Supai Middle School $1,171
  New School for the Arts: “Desert Skyscraper/Urban Coyotes” $2,000
  Phoenix Symphony: Musical Connections $1,000
  Quintessence Chamber Ensemble: Family Concerts at Kerr Cultural Center $1,500
  Scottsdale Artists’ School $17,747
  Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra $12,342
  String Sounds: School Performances of “How Reggie Made A Difference” $2,000
  Writer’s Voice: YMCA Kids Summer Camp $2,000
     
     
1996–97 Arizona Dixieland Band School Educational Program $1,250
  Scottsdale Arts in Education Council $2,716
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation: Elementary School Program $898
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation: Preservation and Conservation $1,000
  Greasepaint Scottsdale Youtheatre $6,085
  Scottsdale Artists’ School $16,301
  Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra $8,705
  The Four Seasons Orchestra: “Masters of Music” School Project $1,822
  The Writer’s Voice: “Mothers Write” $2,000
  The Writer’s Voice: Fall Workshop Series $1,500
     
     
1995–96 Arizona Dixieland Band: Educational Program $1,990
  Arts in Education Council $3,734
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation: Drawing Preservation $1,500
  Scottsdale Artists School $16,195
  Scottsdale Historical Society: Oral History Project $1,463
  Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra $12,461
  String Sounds: School Presentation of “The Whatzit That Came To School” $694
  The Four Seasons Orchestra: Classical Women Composers School Performance $2,000
  The Writers’ Voice of Scottsdale: Promising Young Voices $500
     
     
1994–95 Arizona Classic Dixieland Band: Education Program $2,000
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation: Education Program $850
  Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation: Restoration Project $1,500
  Scottsdale Artists School $17,264
  Scottsdale Arts in Education Council $2,317
  Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra $5,102
     
     
1993–94 Scottsdale Arts in Education Council $3,500
  Scottsdale Artists School $8,500
     
     
  GRAND TOTAL AWARDED: $1,537,812