History of PRCAC Grants and Scholarships

HISTORY OF PARK RIDGE CULTURAL ARTS COUNCIL        GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

 

1997

Startup of Park Ridge Cultural Arts Council – On June 24, 1997 the Cultural Arts Council received 501C-3 Articles of Incorporation from the Secretary of State.

Grants

Brickton Gallery and Art Center      Gen'l Op Support                       $2500

Taste of Park Ridge                        Musicians' Fees                         $1000

                                                        TOTAL                                                     $3,500

 

1998

 Startup of Brickton Gallery and Art Center – obtained license from City of Park Ridge for Brickton at 147 Vine Ave.  Assisted in Brickton's incorporation.

 

Initiation of Arts Fund Grant Program

 

Pre-Arts Fund Grants

Brickton Gallery and Art Center        Gen'l Op Support                   $1700

Concerts Under the Dome                 Concerts at Chuches in         $2500

                                                           Park Ridge

Taste of Park Ridge                           Musicians' Fees                      $1000

 

Arts Fund

Park Ridge Chorale                           Gen'l Op Support                    $  750

Park Ridge Art League                      Art Fair                                    $  750

l'opera piccola                                    Gen'l Op Support                    $ 750

                                                           TOTAL                                                 $7,450

 

1999

Brass Concert – co-sponsored (with Maine South Music Boosters) this concert on November 7 in St. Luke's Lutheran Church with the Chicago Brass Quintet, a group of professional brass players, performing alone and with brass players from Maine South and Maine East High Schools.  Prior to the concert, the quintet gave masters classes at all three District 207 high schools and rehearsed with the high school musicians.

 

Arts Fund

Park Ridge Chorale                             Gen'l Op Support                $750

Park Ridge Art League                        Art Fair                                $750

Park Ridge Gilbert & Sullivan Society Gen'l Op Support                $750

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra                 Gen'l Op Support                $300

Maine South Music Boosters               Brass Concert                     $100

                                                             TOTAL                                            $2,650

 

 

l'opera piccola                                    Gen'l Op Support                    $ 750

                                                           TOTAL                                                 $7,450

 

2000

Strings Concert – sponsored this concert on November 5 in the Great Hall of the Community Church with the Chicago Strings Quintet, a group of professional strings players, performing alone and with strings players from Maine South and Maine East High Schools.  Prior to the concert, the quintet gave masters classes and rehearsed with the high school musicians.

Arts Fund

Pickwick Theatre Council                    Gen'l Op Support               $2500

Park Ridge Chorale                             Gen'l Op Support               $  750

Park Ridge Art League                        Art Fair                               $  750

Park Ridge Gilbert & Sullivan Society  Gen'l Op Support              $  750

                                                            TOTAL                                              $4,750

 

2001

Arts Fund

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra                      Gen'l Op Support           $2500

Pickwick Theatre Council                         Gen'l Op Support           $2000

Park Ridge Chorale                                  Gen'l Op Support           $2000

Maine South High School                         Turtle Island String        $2000

                                                                  Quartet Concert of

                                                                  January, 2002

Park Ridge Art League                              Art Fair                          $  950

Brickton Art Center                                    Chap Book from            $1800

                                                                   Writing Classes

                                                    TOTAL                                         $11,250

2002

Cultural Arts Showcase Concert – sponsored this concert on June 23 at Maine South High School.  Participating groups included St. Luke's Bottle Band, the Park Ridge Chorale, two ensembles from the Civic Orchestra, the Park Ridge Gilbert & Sullivan Society, l'opera piccola, and Those Were the Days Radio Players.

Arts Fund

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra                       Gen'l Op Support          $1700

Pickwick Theatre Council                          Gen'l Op Support          $1700

Brickton Art Center                                    Gen'l Op Support          $1700

Brickton Art Center                                    H.S. Scholarships         $1000

Park Ridge Chorale                                   Gen'l Op Support          $1700

Park Ridge Art League                              Art Fair                          $  800

                                                                  TOTAL                                        $8,600

 

2003

Cultural Arts Showcase Concert – sponsored this concert on Sept. 7 at Maine South High School.  Participating groups included St. Luke's Bottle Band, the Park Ridge Chorale, an ensemble from the Civic Orchestra, the Park Ridge Gilbert & Sullivan Society, l'opera piccola, and Those Were the Days Radio Players.

Arts Fund

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra                       Gen'l Op Support          $2500

Park Ridge Chorale                                   Gen'l Op Support          $2500

Brickton Art Center                                    Gen'l Op Support          $2500

Brickton Art Center                                    H.S. Scholarships         $1000

Park Ridge Art League                              Art Fair                          $1000

                                                                  TOTAL                                         $9,500

 

2004

Arts Fund

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra                        Gen’l Op Support            $2500

Park Ridge Chorale                                        Gen’l Op Support            $2500

Park Ridge Art League                                              Art Fair            $2000

Brickton Art Center                                    Gen’l Op Support            $1500

 Brickton Art Center                                Community Outreach            $1500

Brickton Art Center                                     H.S. Scholarships            $1000

                                                                       TOTAL                        $11,000

 

2005

Arts Fund

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra                        Gen’l Op Support            $2000

Park Ridge Chorale                                   Gen’l Op Support            $2500

Park Ridge Art League                                              Art Fair            $1500

Brickton Art Center                                    Gen’l Op Support            $1000

Brickton Art Center                              Community Outreach            $2500

Brickton Art Center                                     H.S. Scholarships            $1000

Jazz Lizards                                                WINGS Program              $500`

                                                                       TOTAL                        $11,000

 

 

2006

Arts Fund

Park Ridge Chorale                                   Gen’l Op Support            $2100

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra                        Gen’l Op Support            $2100

Brickton Art Center                                    Gen’l Op Support            $2100

Brickton Art Center                                            Artapaloosa              $500

Brickton Art Center                                     H.S. Scholarships            $1000

Park Ridge Art League                                              Art Fair             $1600

Jazz Lizards                                                WINGS Program              $500

District 64                                                                  2 Grants            $2100

                                                                       TOTAL                        $12,000

 

2007

Arts Fund

Kalo Foundation                                         Gen’l Op Support              $500

District 64 Art Department                                    Art Frames              $500

Park Ridge Art League                             Art Fair – Publicity            $1100                       

Park Ridge Chorale                                 Gen’l Op Support             $2800

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra                        Gen’l Op Support            $2800

Brickton Art Center                                   Outreach Programs            $2800

Brickton Art Center                                       H.S. Scholarships            $1000

                                                                        TOTAL                        $11,500

 

2008

Arts Fund

Kalo Foundation                             Gen’l Op Support            $2000

Park Ridge Chorale                        Gen’l Op Support             $2000

Park Ridge Art League                           Art Fair Banner            $1200

Brickton Art Center                         Outreach Programs              $900

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra              Gen’l Op Support                 $900

Brickton Art Center                              H.S. Scholarships            $1000

                                                                   TOTAL                        $8,000

 

 

2009

Arts and Education

St Andrews School                                Barrel of Fun            $975

Mary Seat of Wisdom School                  Author Visit            $900

Jefferson School                                                                     $900

Emerson Middle School      Photography  Service Project     $345

                                                             TOTAL                        $3,120

 

Arts Fund

Park Ridge Civic Orchestra            Gen’l Op Support            $1000

Park Ridge Chorale            Gen’l Op Support            $4000

Brickton Art Center            Outreach            $1000

Brickton Art Center            H.S. Scholarships            $1000

                                                            TOTAL                                    $7,000

 

2010

Arts and Education

Mary Seat of Wisdom School                         Author Visit                   $1000

Arts Fund

Chicago Philharmonic Chamber                        Local Concert            $1500

                       

                                                                             TOTAL                                    $2,500           

 

2011

 Arts Fund

Park Ridge Chorale                                        Brass Ensemble for          $3000

                                                                       December Holiday

                                                                       Concert

Park Ridge Art League                                   Art Fair Promotion            $1500

Park Ridge Mural Restoration Committee      Mural Restoration             $3000

 

                                                           TOTAL                                             $7,500

 

2012

Arts and Education

 

Emerson Middle School                            Integrate Advanced        $1000

                                                                 Technology and Include

                                                                 Graphic Arts in 7th Grade

                                                                 Curriculum

Lincoln Middle School                              Hire Jazz Community       $1000

                                                                 Big Band for April 18, 2013

                                                                 Spring Festival

 

Arts Fund

Park Ridge Chorale                                 Expenses for Spring          $3000

                                                                2013 Concert

Mural Restoration Committee                 Museum Quality Aluminum $3000

                                                                Frame for Mural

 

                                                                  TOTAL                                           $8,000

 

2013

Arts and Education

 

Maine East High School                         Hire Professional Musicians   $1000

                                                                to Mentor in Chamber Music          

                                                                Playing  

                                                                

 St. Paul of the Cross School                  Purchase Supplies for      $1000

                                                               Glass Fusing for 7th and

                                                               8th Grade Students

 

Arts Fund

Kalo Foundation                                    Support Restoration and    $3000

                                                              Installation of 11-foot

                                                              Madonna Statue

 

Youth Summer Arts Camp Scholarships

 

17 scholarships supporting students from 4th grade to high               $3419

school junior to study violin, viola, cello, trumpet, trombone,

flute, harp, drumset, piano, dance/ballet, and voice

 

Collaboration                                                                                          0

 

                                                         TOTAL                                           $8,419

 

 

2014

Arts Fund

Arts and Education

 

Youth Summer Arts Camp Scholarships

10 scholarships supporting students from 3rd grade to high              

school junior to study visual art, music composition, violin, viola, cello, trumpet, 

string bass, bass clarinet, drama and voice.

 

Collaboration