Public Grants Received for the Morelli House Project


Nevada Commission for Cultural Affairs

October 1998:                      $153,010.00.                       For the purchase of land for Whitehead House

September 1999:                                 $166,990.00                         Augmented funding for the purchase of land for  Whitehead House


October 2002:                      $34,456.00                           For rehabilitation and soil remediation of property


September 2006:                 $50,000.00                          For interior and exterior restoration and monument



Nevada Humanities

October  2006:                     $7,000.00                              For research and development of initial interpretive

Interpretive program materials, essay and lecture

By Alan Hess and first printing of Booklet (2000



December  2008:                                 $5,300.00                              For the production of “Morelli and His Music”, a

Community program held on April 2, 2009 at the

Las Vegas High School Academy and for the

development of ancillary materials.


October  2009                      $1,000.00                              For literary lecture, “The Genius of Mark Twain”

held Oct 22, 2009.


November 2014                   3,340.00                                                For the planning, research and production of educational and

collateral materials for The Sands Copa Connection Program Series.


Nevada Energy


June  2007                            $8,047.00                              First Air Conditioner unit replacement,

programmable thermostat


March  2008                         $3,047.00                              Second Air Conditioner unit replacement, UV Ray

Window coating


City of Las Vegas Historic Preservation Commission (HPC)


March 2009                          $5000.00                               For website design, paid newspaper ads for

Public Open Houses and other special events, printing and design of tri-fold brochure (5000 copies).



March 2011                          $1,500.00                              For Spring Public Open House and Art Fair Event: “An

Afternoon at the Morelli House: Where the Arts and History



Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial- History Grants


March  2010                         $5,192.00                              For second printing of Morelli Booklet (3000

copies) and exterior bronze plaque (state marker).


January  2014                   $26,623.00                              For production expenses of the “Copa Connection Program




RC&D Council (US Department of Agriculture)


Spring 2009                          $500.00                                 For trees, planting and irrigation installation


Fall 2010                               $250.00                                 For additional trees,  bushes and installation


Winter 2011                      $1500.00                                   For additional trees, bushes and installation


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