Palisades Community Fund Past Grants

2016 - fall

Palisades Village| $2,500
Care management services

2016 - spring

Wilson Crew Boosters | $3,000
New launch/chase boat

C&O Canal Trust - Friends of Fletcher's Cove| $5,000
Sediment and soil sampling study

2015 - FALL

Girl Scout Troop 6694 | $5750
Babysitting course for children ages 10-16

Palisades Citizens Assocation | $8,980
50 centennial banners

parkrun - Fletcher's Cove | $2,110
Start up costs for weekly 5K community run

School Without Walls Robotics Team| $1,000
Funds for Vex robotics competition

2015 - spring

Hardy Middle School PTO | $5,000
Replace 25% of teh computer inventory

Jubilee Jobs | $1,970
Placement costs of two applicants

Woodrow Wilson High School - Music Booster Club| $5,000
New band instruments

Palisades Citizens Assocation | $2,500
To fund schematics and photos of possible trail improvements

 

2014 - fall

Palisades Vilage | $5,000
Moving costs and website re-design

Key School | $1,000
Play-aways for library

Woodrow Wilson Crew | $1,950
Money to be used toward the purchase of a used boat

Friends of Palisades Park | $2,675
Partial cost to finish resurfacing tennis courts at Palisades Rec Center

 

2014 - Spring

Palisades Citizens' Advisory Council | $1,350
Officers' meals for the 2nd District Awards Banquet

Palisades Community Church | $2,000
New bench for Hawthorne Hill

DC Independent Film Fesitval | $1,250
Display material for MacArthur Theater Project

Hardy Middle School | $5,000
New books for library

PCA | $3,000
New benches along MacArthur

PCA | $1,000
Community music festival

2013 - FALL

Friends of Palisades Park | $5,000
Partial cost to resurface tennis courts at Palisades Rec Center

2013 - Spring

Palisades Village | $3,000
Palisades House Tour expenses

Friends of Hardy | $276
Portable basketball hoops

2012 - Fall

Canal Stewards | $3,000
Benches and plantings for the Capital Crescent Trail

Woodrow Wilson Crew | $2,000
Money to be used toward the purchase of a new boat

2012 - Spring

Key School PTA | $10,000
Playground renovations

C&O Canal Trust | $1,500
Volunteer Project at Fletcher's Cover

Fillmore Arts Center | $1,425
ipad, printer, supplies, theater staging, educational DVDs

Palisades Village | $1,000
Audio and video equipment

The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club | $400
New trail markers

2011 - Spring

Rec Center | $249
Gas powered leaf blower

Jubilee Jobs | $961
Cost to train one applicant

Key School | $3,032
Four document camera

Boy Scout Troup 61 | $700
Shelving materials and a vinyl cover for their trailer

2011 - Fall

Mat Thorp | $500
One time research grant to pay for aircraft noise issues

Key School | $3,600
Replacement/supplemental early childhood materials for 12 classrooms

Hardy Middle School | $4,000
New website for the school and PTA

2010 - spring

Ellen Maxwell | $500
CPR classes in the Palisades

Nick Keenan | $300
Weather station at Key School

2010 - Fall

Palisades Library | $1,000
Phase 3 of their landscape plan

Kim Snedden | $520
Four cooking classes for young people

Palisades Village | $665
L aser printer/scanner/fax/scan machine

OLV Church | $1,000
HD format screen

Palisades Park | $317
Outdoor film festival costs

2009 - spring

Palisades Village | $2,000
General support

Pal Comm Church | $250
Two bricks for their Eternity Garden

George Beronio | $287.50
Archive of Palisades photographs

Key School | $1,000
Books for new reading program

Renaissance Child | $750
Produce a pilot DVD based on the curriculum of Key School teacher Eleanor Palm

2009 - Fall

Palisades Library | $800
Outdoor bench

Key School | $2,250
Padding for poles

Farmer’s Market | $440
Cones and signs

2008 - Spring

Pal Preschool | $800
Outdoor arts center

Rebuilding Together | $7,500
Home modifications for seniors

PCF kiosk | $5,000
Kiosk repair and maintenance

2008 - Fall

Palisades Band | $1,000
S tart-up costs for neighborhood band

Wilson Crew | $2,000
Help pay for new boat – Vespoli M-2 shell

G’Town Senior Ctr | $500
Gas and maintenance for van

2007 - Spring

PCF kiosk | $500
Kiosk maintenance

Pal Buddy Project | $5,000
Senior emergency preparedness project

Holland/Lessard Grp | $3,000
Art bench for Palisades Rec Center

Pal/Hillcrest Partshp | $800
Palisades-Hillcrest Partnership’s 10th Anniversary event

Duke Ellington | $2,000
Science lab equipment

2007 - Fall

MBG | $10,000
Matching grant money

Palisades Village | $5,000
S tart-up costs

2006 - Spring

CFNCR | $1,500 annually
(Community Foundation for the National Capital Region – the organization that receives and manages all contributions to the PCF)

Wilson Crew | $900
One erg rowing machine

Pal Rec Center | $2,000
50 new folding chairs

PCF kiosk | $500
Kiosk maintenance

Discovery Creek | $3350
Back to School event

2006 - Fall

Key School | $4,500
Replacement/supplemental materials for six elementary classrooms

Discovery Creek | $1,000
Busing Hillcrest children to Palisades event

2005 - Spring

Alice Stewart | $1,800
Supplies related to the history book she wrote

Discovery Creek | $3,000
Back to School event

2005 - Fall

Friends of Hardy Park | $1,860
Landscaping

Palisades Cit Assoc | $1,000
Postcards to advertise meeting

2004 - Spring

Hillcrest/Pal Partshp | $700
Neighbors Through Art event

2004 - Fall

Pal Comm Church | $2,100
Two stair lifts

St. David’s | $736
Two benches

Key School | $4,000
Replacement/supplemental materials for four elementary classrooms

Veronica House | $500
10th Anniversary party costs

Friends of Hardy | $1,380
Two storage containers

2003 - Spring

Palisades Library | $1,605
Audiobook spinners, tower displays

Friends of Hardy | $1,500
Sand and wood chips

PCA | $1,000
Ida Marion memorial

2003 - Fall

Palisades Library | $1,150
Landscaping

Hardy PTA | $352
15 dance skirts

Holland/Lessard Grp | $2,800
Art bench for neighborhood

2002 - Spring

Little Red School House | $2,678
Repainting/recarpeting sleeping quarters at fire station

Key School PTA | $1,000
Benches and trash cans for outdoor areas

PCA | $650
Martin houses at Palisades and Hardy Rec Centers

Hillcrest/Pal Partshp | $700
Joint art exhibit

PCA History Group | $1,300
Research/archival costs for book

2002 - Fall

Hillcrest/Pal Partshp | $600
Neighbors Through Art Concert costs

Palisades Library | $1,461
Furniture

PCA History Group | $768
A cid-free storage materials

2001

CCT | $1,000
Restoration and replanting on slope at Manning Place

Cub Scout Pack 61 | $500
Restore and repair two picnic tables

Friends of Hardy | $3,000
New playground equipment

John Finney | $542
Plants for triangle median at Loughboro and Dalecarlia

2000

Palisades Library | $1,800
Teak garden bench, matching chair and trash cans

Palisades Park | $1,000
Trash receptacles for playing field

MBG | $1,000
Median plants

Lab School | $2,500
Costs to restore cupola at fire station

Irene Sinclair | $1,600
Landscape clean up at library

Lisa Sherman | $225
One 90-minute children’s theater performance

Key School PTA | $1,250
New books for library