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Grants/Awards

NEH Grant History

The list of successful NEH grants written by Chowder (in part or full) now includes 27 proposals over 21 years:

2013

Production grant for Rising Voices (90-minute film for Florentine Films/Hott Productions) – wrote script, proposal

2012

  1. Scripting grant for Rising Voices (90-minute film for Florentine Films/Hott Productions) – wrote treatment, proposal
  2. Production grant for Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America (WNED – Larry Hott, Producer) – wrote script, proposal.
  3. Production grant for The Greatest Jubilee: American Music and the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair (Danny Anker, Producer) – wrote script, proposal
  4. Development grant for Cowboys, Indians, and… Europeans: The Old West in the Old World (Riva Freifeld, Producer) – wrote treatment and proposal

2011

Scripting grant for The Railway that Built a Nation (two-hour film for WNED, 90th Parallel Productions) – wrote treatment, proposal

2010

Production grant for The Latino-Americans (six-part series for WETA, Jeff Bieber, Exec. Producer, Adriana Bosch, Series Producer) – wrote script, proposal

Scripting grant for Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America (WNED – Larry Hott, Producer) – wrote treatment, proposal

Scripting grant for MURDER, BRIBERY, AND CLARENCE DARROW:  The Bombing of the LA Times (Ben Loeterman, Producer) – rewrote proposal, treatment

2009 – Scripting grant for The Latino-Americans (six-part series for WETA, Jeff Bieber, Exec. Producer, Adriana Bosch, Series Producer) – wrote treatments, proposal

2008 – Scripting grant for The Conservatives  – (WETA – Bill Cran, Vicki Barker, Producers) – wrote proposal

2007 – Production grant for The War of 1812 (WETA, WNED – Larry Hott, Producer) – wrote script and proposal

2006 –   Scriptwriting grant for The War of 1812 (WETA, WNED, Larry Hott and Diane Garey, Producers) – wrote treatment and proposal

2005

Production grant for Drawn from Nature: John J. Audubon (WNET, American Masters – Larry Hott, Producer)  wrote script and proposal

Production grant for Louisa May Alcott (Nancy Porter, Producer) – rewrote script

2004

Production grant for History through Deaf Eyes (WETA – Larry Hott, Producer) – wrote script and proposal

Production grant for Annie Oakley (WGBH, American Experience, Riva Freifeld, Producer) – wrote script and proposal

2003 –  Scripting grant for Annie Oakley (WGBH, American Experience, Riva Freifeld, Producer

2002

Production grant for Have You Heard from Johannesburg? (series about Apartheid – Clarity Films, Connie Field, Producer) – wrote scripts

Production grant for Typhoid Mary  (WGBH, NOVA, Nancy Porter, Producer) – wrote script

2001 – Production grant for The Richest Hill on Earth [Butte, Montana]  (Pamela Roberts, Producer) – wrote script, part of proposal

2000 – Production grant for Have You Heard from Johannesburg? (Clarity Films — Connie Field, Producer) – production grant; wrote script

1999 – Planning grant for The Richest Hill on Earth (Pamela Roberts, Producer) – wrote treatment

1996 – Production grant for The Midwife’s Tale (Laurie Kahn-Leavitt, Producer) – rewrote script

1995 – Production grant for Inventing Mark Twain (Sandra Bradley, Producer) – wrote script, part of proposal

1994 – Scripting grant for Inventing Mark Twain (Sandra Bradley, Producer) – wrote treatment, part of proposal

1991 – Production grant for Tuberculosis: The People’s Plague (Larry Hott, Producer) – wrote script