Projects

Scroll down to see photos representing projects previously awarded grants by the Fund for which reports are currently available. Please note that grants awarded prior to 2018 were awarded while the Alex "Tink" Wilson Legacy Fund was part of Boulder International Folk Dancers; starting in 2018, grants are awarded through the Alex Wilson Legacy Fund, an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Click on the photo to download the PDF report about that project. Scroll down further for a complete list of projects funded to date.

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2013

Projects Funded to Date:

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2019
Nii Okak Areyeetey and Kristen Planer - Drumming Workshop Retreat and An Evening in Ghana
Maisha Diatta - Logo Ligi’s African Folklife Celebration
Boulder Spelemannslag - Specialized classes for musicians
Planina - Songs of Eastern Europe - 2019 Boulder Balkan Bash
Sing the World Green - youth summer camp
Kimberly Rector, Shining Mtn. Waldorf School - Watch Your Step! demo at contra dance
Society for Creative Aging, Viva Theater - “Dude, It’s Boulder”
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2018
1000 Voices - September 2018 African Singing Fiesta
Friends of Stan Wilkes - Stan’s 90th Birthday Celebration
Postoley Dance Ensemble - Assistance with operating expenses while work is proceeding on obtaining a permanent dance floor for Dancing on the Plaza in downtown Boulder
Watch Your Step! - "Dancing Through the Decades" 10th Anniversary Show
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2017
Boulder Scandinavian Dancers - assistance to purchase a hardingfele (specialized Norwegian fiddle)
Boulder Spelemannslag - assistance to purchase a nykelharpa (specialized Swedish folk instrument)
Radu Popescu & Joseph Snowhawk - Afro-Cuban Dance Festival (2018)
Watch Your Step! - “Dressing Through the Decades” 1910s-1960s Fashion Show, Tea & Social Dance
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2016
Boulder International Folk Dancers - Live music by Bulgarika (Bulgarian musicians on tour) for dance party
Boulder Spelemannslag - costume assistance [PDF]
Friends of Melba Shepard - Melba's 90th Birthday Celebration  
Planina - Songs of Eastern Europe - Boulder Balkan Bash 2016  
Susan Frontczak and Jacqueline Schwab - Combined Music and Story Concert  
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2015
Boulder Chorale - One Song, One Boulder project  
Boulder Dance Coalition - party to celebrate Coalition's 25th and Avalon's 10th anniversaries  
Boulder International Folk Dancers - live music at spring 2015 workshop party  
Boulder Israeli Dancers - party to honor folks in the community who have passed  
Romanian American Freedom Alliance - fundraiser project  
Solidarity Singers - group re-creation and expansion   
VAC/Melba Shepard - pictorial history of the VAC/BDC International Festival  
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2014
American Vernacular Dance - Reveille 3 to New Year's Eve party  
Biz Hertzberg and James Hoskins - Glendi Parties  
Boulder Dance Coalition - International Festival transition  
Boulder Valley Spellbinders - support for training
Donald Vukovic - Bulgaria in Boulder 2014  
Tom Masterson - Nederland Folkdancers  
Watch Your Step - History of Swing Dancing presentation and teaching  
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2013
Boulder Family Dance/CFOOTMAD - support for operations
Boulder Spelemannslag - fundraising dance and assistance with costumes and camp
Planina Songs of Eastern Europe - 25th Anniversary Reunion Concert, Dinner and Balkan Bash party