2017 Recipients
  Grant Project Applicant WCC Contact
1 $750 Black Box Series, workshop, performance, and post-performance Q&A session for Watertown students Arsenal Center for the Arts Sallie Strand
2 $500 Belmont World Film Family Fest Belmont World Film Festival Catherine Reurs
3 $500 The Birds and Bees: How We Love Them, Why We Need Them Carole Smith Berney Susan Jones
4 $450 Student reporters to attend local theater performance, conduct interviews, and write reviews Cunniff Kids News, Watertown Splash, and Raider Times Lisa Cerquiera
5 $400 Murder a La Carte Delvena Theatre Company Patti Cassidy
6 $600 Silent Sky Flat Earth Theatre Erica Dorenkamp
7 $325 Meet the Instruments concert Friends of Mt. Auburn Cemetery Sallie Strand
8 $790 Educational guides for Watertown High School The Genocide Education Project Lydia Vagts
9 $375 The Art of Puppetry Gore Place Lydia Vagts
10 $750 Family Math and Technology Night Lowell Elementary School Rachel Heep
11 $200 The Faces of America: Teaching Tolerance Mark Chester Laura Segal
12 $500 Fiddler on the Roof New Repertory Theatre Erica Dorenkamp
13 $500 Interactive workshop and performance for WMS & WHS students whose special needs fall under the autism spectrum Palaver Strings Meghan Lim
14 $200 A Musical Story Program Powers Music School Catherine Reurs
15 $100 RiverSing Revels Laura Segal
16 $250 Field trip to Wheelock Family Theatre St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School Meg Macri
17 $500 Elemental Forces: Water, Earth, Air and Fire Watertown Art Association Aramais Andonian
18 $400 Intergenerational presentation of Seuss on the Loose Watertown Family Network Meg Macri
19 $525 Museum of Science traveling physics program Watertown Middle School Susan Jones
20 $600 Public Art and Culture Kit: An Idea Book for Watertown and Developers Watertown Public Arts and Culture Committee Aramais Andonian
2016 Recipients
  Grant Project Applicant WCC Contact
1 $1500 Author in Residence Cunniff Elementary School Lisa Cerqueira
2 $264 Wheelock Family Theatre St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary Meg Macri
3 $400 Across the Americas Davis Bates/Roger Ticknell Rachel Heep
4 $200 Bay State: Multi-Cultural Landscape Mark Chester Laura Segal
5 $400 A Glimpse Beyond Friends of Mt Auburn Cemetery Sallie Strand
6 $381 History of House Eloise Lyman Catherine Reurs
7 $750 Artists Unleashed Watertown Art Association Susan Jones
8 $1000 Hands on Science Lowell Elementary School Rachel Heep
9 $500 Tales of a 4th Grade Lesbo Flat Earth Theatre Erica Dorenkamp
10 $100 Musical Story Program Powers Music School Lisa Cerquiera
11 $500 Museum of Science traveling program Watertown Middle School Susan Jones
12 $100 Twelfth Night Revels Laura Segal
13 $955 Guitar Lessons and Performance Pavoh Patti Cassidy
14 $350 Laugh with the Ladies Delvena Theatre Company Patti Cassidy
15 $500 Classic Rep New Rep Meg Macri
16 $300 The Story Trail Gore Place Lydia Vagts
17 $500 Playwrights Reading Room Patti Cassidy Lydia Vagts
18 $400 Awesome Authors Watertown Family Network Sallie Strand
19 $500 Armenian Village Pantomime Ethnic Arts Center Erica Dorenkamp
20 $500 Belmont Family Film Fest Belmont World Film Catherine Reurs
21 $500 Open Arts Day Arsenal Center for the Arts Sallie Strand
2015 Recipients
  Grant Project Applicant WCC Contact
1 $340 Wheelock Family Theater St Stephen's Armenian Elementary School Meg Macri
2 $400 Super Seuss Morning Watertown Family Network Meg Macri
3 $200 Roosevelt Ladies Delvena Theatre Company Lisa Cerqueira
4 $860 Art & Music Extravaganza Hosmer School Erica Dorenkamp
5 $565 Museum of Science Field Trip Watertown Middle School Rachel Heep
6 $500 Roberto Mighty Artist-in-Residence Friends of the Mount Auburn Cemetery Sallie Strand
7 $600 Free Family Fun Finale Arsenal Center for the Arts Laura Segal
8 $500 Farnsworth Invention Flat Earth Theatre Erica Dorenkamp
9 $500 Rock Local Watertown Dawn Evans Scaltreto Lisa Cerqueira
10 $500 Children's Theatre Black Box Series Arsenal Center for the Arts Meg Macri
11 $200 Belmont World Film 12th Family Festival Belmont World Film Aramais Andonian
12 $750 Calligraphy: China, Middle East, Europe Laura Shock/Karen Kline, Watertown Middle School Rachel Heep
13 $855 History of Watertown Historical Society of Watertown Lydia Vagts
14 $320 Museum of Science Field Trip Watertown High School Rachel Heep
15 $500 Revels Twelfth Night Revels Lydia Vagts
16 $500 Lifelong Enrichment Arts Program New Rep Theatre Sallie Strand
17 $300 Telling Our Stories Gore Place Lydia Vagts
2014 Recipients
  Grant Project Applicant WCC Contact
1 $400 Dr. Suess is loose @ Brigham House Watertown Family Network Meg Macri
2 $500 American Revolution demonstration Hands on history Andy Finton
3 $640 Wheelock Family Theater St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary Meg Macri
4 $375 This Land Is Bates Thicknell Laura Segal
5 $1000 Watertown Open Studios Watertown Open Studios Lydia Vagts
6 $400 Concert Library Passes Gore Place Rich Giedd
7 $800 Artr & Music Extravaganza Hosmer PTO-Art & Music Erica Dorenkamp
8 $520 Boston Play Cafe Patti Cassidy Lydia Vagts
9 $200 Celebrating Weston Woods Belmont World Film Roger Dubuque
10 $150 Salem Witch Hysteria Delvena Theater Andy Finton
11 $850 Field Trip / DeCordova Museum Hosmer School Erica Dorenkamp
12 $600 Concerts of Classics Noune Karapetian Aramais Andonian
13 $500 WTC Black Box Arsenal Center for the Arts Mike Denneen
14 $600 Open Arts Day 2014 Arsenal Center for the Arts Rich Giedd
15 $400 Classic Rep New Rep. Theatre, Inc. Mike Denneen
16 $175 Hemingway Live / Senior Center Richard Clark Roger Dubuque
17 $500 Pygmallion Flat Earth Theatre Aramais Andonian
18 $250 Jumpin Juba Concert Steve Hurlbut Laura Segal
2013 Recipients
  Grant Project Applicant WCC Contact
1 $0 Cross-Section of Geology from MA Blue Hill Adventure & Quarry Museum  
2 $500 African Amrican Heritage Trail Friends of Mt. Auburn Cemetery Ryan McKittrick
3 $100 Mr. President! Delvena Theatre Co. Laura Segal
4 $252 Raisin in the Sun-Huntington Thea. Watertown High School Rich Giedd
5 $1000 Watertown Open Studios 2013 Turtle Studios dba Watertown Open Studios Lisa Cohen
6 $200 Revels Twelfth Night Revels, Inc. Erica Dorenkamp
7 $0 Popular Music of the Golden Years John Root  
8 $620 Wheelock Family Theater St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary Meg Macri
9 $225 A Musical Journey Through the Years Tommy Rull Laura Segal
10 $500 StoriesLive III - High School Storytelling MassMouth Inc Meg Macri
11 $400 Share a Little Love Watertown Family Network Lisa Cohen
12 $0 Music Conference 2013 LearnQuest Academy of Music  
13 $300 Full Moon Festival Celebration Belmont World Film Aramais Andonian
14 $400 Armenian Folktale and Fairytale Puppet Shows Ethnic Arts Center Aramais Andonian
15 $200 Holiday Concert at WPFL Too Human Laura Segal
16 $0 Our Young Stars Amaras Art Alliance  
17 $600 Open Arts Day 2012 Arsenal Center for the Arts Rich Giedd
18 $0 Classic Rock Summer Concert Perfect Crime Band  
19 $750 Prudential Center Skywalk Field Trip Watertown Middle School Chris Viklund
20 $200 Performances at Perkins & WHS New Rep Theatre, Inc. Ryan McKittrick
21 $0 Community Concert Venue Blues Brothers Briefcase  
22 $300 Art in the Garden Watertown Community GardensChris Viklund
23 $550 Revolutionary War - 5th grade students Hands on History Erica Dorenkamp
2012 Recipients
  Grant Project Applicant WCC Contact
1 $0 Cross-Section of Geology from MA Blue Hill Adventure & Quarry Museum  
2 $500 Mt. Auburn's Literary Heritage Friends of Mt. Auburn Cemetery Laura Segal
3 Pass Shade Wood Jazz Trio Shane M. Wood  
4 $350 International Women's Day Stephen Lewis Erica Dorenkamp
5 $750 The Gathering Dance Luminarium Dance Company Chris Viklund
6 $950 Watertown Community Path Art Project Watertown Citizens for Environmental Safety  
7 $500 Pirate Lives! The Musical! Flat Earth Theatre Erica Dorenkamp
8 $700 New Rep On Tour New Repertory Theatre Ryan McKittrick
9 $800 Poetry Month in the Hosmer Community Hosmer PTO Laura Segal
10 $395 Meet Julia Child! Delvena Theatre Company Ryan McKittrick
11 $735 Letterpress Guild of New England 30th Anniverary Leslie Evans Richard Giedd
12 $250 A Celebration of Rodgers and Hammerstein Ruth Harcovitz Aramais Andonian
13 $1000 Watertown Open Studios 2012 Turtle Studios dba Watertown Open Studios Lisa Cohen
14 $200 An American Journey Revels, Inc. Aramais Andonian
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Edible Perennial Gardening and Landscaping John Root
16 $300 Fun at the Farm Gore Place Richard Giedd
17 $570 Wheelock Family Theater St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary Chris Viklund
2011 Grant Recipients
Grant Project Applicant
1 $300 Watertown School Newspapers John Vitti
2 $200 Twelfth Night Family Program Revels, Inc.
3 $725 A 5th Year Annovserary Celebration of Community Through Arts Arsenal Center for the Arts
4 $200 Winter Exploration for Pre-School Children at Gore Place Gore Place Society
5 $150 Turn Off the TV Tuesdays April Literacy Program Parent Child Home Program
6 $600 Watercolorwhirled! Dawn Evans Scaltreto
7 $500 New Rep On Tour New Repertory Theatre
8 $600 Poetry Month in the Hosmer Community Hosmer School PTO
9 $500 2011 Watertown / Belmont Open Studios Watertown / Belmont Open Studios Committee
10 $250 Henry the Juggler performance Henry Lappen
11 $200 W.C. Fields and Mae West Delvena Theatre Company
12 $600 Nature Presentations with photos and music for older Adults Carole Smith Berney
13 $200 And Now Mark Twain! Richard Clark
14 $200 Jerry Atric - The Older I Get (a short play) Steve Henderson
15 $450 Tune Train Watertown Family Network
16 $225 Under One SkyL A Multi-Cultural Celebration Davis Bates and Roger Tincknell
17 $650 The Visiting Mexican Artists Program: The Dancing Chicken Nina Hasin
18 $500 Folk Ballet Amaras Arts Alliance


2010 Grant Recipients
Grant Project Date(s) Applicant WCC Contact
1 $1,000 Twelve Angry Jurors   Flat Earth Theatre Fran Forman
2 $500 Tiny Tot Tune Time Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb 27 Watertown Family Network Rena Baskin
3 $245 Bright Beginnings Story Time at Brigham House Mar 3 Watertown Family Network Rena Baskin
4 $350 Haiku Poetry and Illustrated Card Workshop Yetti Frenkel Laurie Coiley-Massing
5 $652 Young Audiences - Hosmer performance Hosmer Enrichment Committee Sandy Jaffe
6 $300 Twelfth Night Family Program Revels Inc. Lisa Feltner
7 $500 A Community is Born: The Armenians of the Hood Rubber Co. Roger Kent Hagopian Lisa Cohen
8 $350 Glennshane Irish Folk Duo performance Friends of the Watertown Council on Aging Lisa Feltner
9 $1602 Arsenal ARTS Presents Children's Concerts Arsenal Center for the Arts Rebecca Curtiss
10 $250 Popular Music of the Gaslight Era John Root Ryan McKittrick
11 $450 Nature Comes Alive! Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary Rena Baskin
12 $1,000 Downstage @ New Rep New Repertory Theatre, Inc. Chris Viklund
13 $325 Chautauqua at Gore Place Mar 27 Gore Place Society David Sprogis
PASS 1 $646 Boston Lyric Opera St. Stephen's Armenian Elementary School Lisa Feltner
$8,170 TOTAL