Donations & Accomplishments

  • $10,000 cupola reconstruction at the top of historic Knight Park house.  Committed funds, 2016.
  • $2,500 donated funds to paint the metal roof at the historic Knight Park house, 2015.
  • $5,000 wood window & interior repairs on historic Knight Park house, 2012.
  • $4,550 Banner donors to continue our support of Collingswood Farmers Market, 2004-2016.
  • $1,000 EcoPlaza – Pocket Park at Collingswood Perkins Center for the Arts, to enhance the adaptive reuse of this historic building, a former c1920-1930 automobile showroom and repair shop, 2013.
  • $ 25,000 Lead civic sponsor for restoration of 1888  Knight Park superintendent’s residence & club house erected by K.H. Doughtery .  Incorporate educational Proud Neighbors Old House workshops for restoration of exterior facia & eves, wood windows & doors, interior plaster repair.   Property is Contributing in historic district. Historic Features: Double leaf glazed and paneled door with transom. 2/2 double hung sash with wood surrounds.  Molded Box cornice with brackets. Hipped roof with balustrade.  Approved investigative proposal 2011.
  • $ 1,000 for EcoPlaza Pocket Park for Collingswood Perkins Center for the Arts
  • $ 2,100 Bike racks for Haddon Avenue meter poles, 2011
  • $ 350 -“Scavenger Hunt”  for Student Architectural Diversity Educational Experience to raise awareness about the historic character of our town; Allocated; need chairperson to lead with project
  • $ 6,000 Preservation assessment & action plan to save Collingswood’s last remaining wood gazebo with bracketed cornice & terne metal bell-shaped roof, c1886, builder Andrew K.H. Doughty .  Located in garden hollow at 206 Collings Ave- which is a “Contributing” site in Collingswood residential historic district.; Allocated; need chairperson to assist with project
  • $ 1,800 wood shutter restoration for Collins Knight House, 2010
  • $ 2,000  Collingswood Community Garden, 2010
  • $ 2,400 Collingwood Bike Share Program, 2009.

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  • $ 500 Playground at Knight Park, 2009.
  • $ 3,500  Banner donors to continue our support of Collingswood Farmers Market, 2004 -2013.
  • $ 7,600 Knight Park historically appropriate wood-painted signs, 2008.
  • Won the prestigious Community Action Award for advocacy leadership by a Community Organization, presented by the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia.  Award is given to grassroots organizations that are doing interesting work in historic preservation, 2007.
  • $ 4,000 Knight Park Pavilion for wood column repairs and painting, 2007.
  • $  550 Knight Park for “Treegators,”  tree watering devices for newly planted trees, 2007.
  • $ 8,000 Window Restoration Grant allocated to encourage original wood window restoration; 2007, ongoing.
  • $ 5,000 Three educational full-day workshops about restoration for your home, 2007.
  • $ 500  Page Protectors for preservation storage of Historic Site Surveys at our Library, 2007.
  • $ 1,000 Main Street painting supplies to encourage maintenance of historic character of downtown, 2007.
  • $ 1,400 Collings Knight House to reset original marble stepping stone at walkway entrance, 2007.
  • $ 5,000 Knight Park bridge repairs, 2006.

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  • $13,000 Knight Park tree preservation, Gala 2006.
  • $12,000 Restoration of stage lighting at the Collingswood Theatre, 315White Horse Pike, Gala 2005
  • Raised funds to continue our tradition of giving back to our town, Gala 2003
  • $11,877 donated to our town, Gala 2002

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