As promised, here I am writing shortly after my last post, with great news! Yesterday, I was notified that the film has been awarded a substantial grant from The Foundation for Jewish Culture’s Lynn and Jules Kroll Fund for Jewish Documentary Film. Receiving this call and learning the news was a thrilling moment for me, and I’m deeply grateful to the foundation. This grant is awarded to filmmakers with projects that the grantors feel will expand the understanding of Jewish experiences, and of course that’s an important aspect of the Raymond Scott story. The documentary film program at the foundation was originally started with a lead grant from Steven Spielberg’s Righteous Persons Foundation. I am tremendously excited to have received this grant; it’s a great motivation to keep on keepin’ on. For more info on foundation go to http://www.jewishculture.org, that’s their home page, and then there’s a link specifically to the documentary film section with a list of this years awards. And by the way, if you’ve been thinking about donating, don’t think the film now doesn’t need your money! This grant is a big help, but there’s still lots of expenses ahead, so now is a good time to jump on board….