NUMBERS!

BETWEEN 2010 AND 2017:

  • More than $3,2 million donated to Fort Ross and its programs and activities by Renova Fort Ross Foundation and our friends!
  • Over 340 delegates of Stanford US-Russia Forum visited Fort Ross.
  • 78 music and dance folk groups and ensembles from Russia participated in Fort Ross festivals and events.
  • Over 220 people globally participated in international competitions and events hosted by Renova Fort Ross.
  • More than 17,260 schoolchildren participated in Fort Ross educational programs.
  • 350 unique online site visits daily.
  • 4197 likes and clicks in social media.

 


IN DETAIL

 

2017

Outreach Efforts and Support

  • Supported the annual Fort Ross Festival, the biggest celebration of history and culture at Fort Ross
  • Supported SURF US-Russia annual Fort Ross visit and cultural exchange at Fort Ross, 6 year
  • Supported Irkutsk-Fort Ross Club in their visit to Fort Ross for the Fort Ross Festival in summer.
  • Organized the showing of "Support Fort Ross" film during the Fort Ross Dialogue in Pskov, Russia
  • Conducted "I love Fort Ross" photo contest online to promote awareness of Fort Ross and spread the information about the park
  • Organized and hosted "Share ideas - change the world" initiative as an outreach and exchange effort for the younger generation
  • Organized tour of the Faberge Museum for the Fort Ross Conservancy team during their St. Petersburg visit

A lot more to come.

Stay tuned and join our efforts in changing the world one place at a time.

 

2016

Outreach Efforts and Support

  • Supported SURF US-Russia annual Fort Ross visit and cultural exchange at Fort Ross, 5 year
  • Supported Vera Belius', a talented illustrator of "A Tale of Fort Ross" book and art teacher, visit and master classes at Fort Ross, New York elementary schools and master classes at the Consulate General of Russia in New York
  • Provided funding for the annual Fort Ross Festival
  • Financed "Fort Ross Ambassador" initiative at Fort Ross
  • Organized and executed the Fort Ross exhibit of Vera Belius at the Consulate General of Russian in New York
  • Organized and executed "Imagined YOU" exhibit at Fort Ross
  • Financed the presentation about Fort Ross with the aim to spread awareness and gain more support for the park
  • Organized the presentation about Fort Ross and the showing of "Support Fort Ross" film during the USRBC Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA
  • Arranged a tour to Fort Ross for the USRBC members during the Annual Meeting in San Francisco in November
  • Organized and conducted Fort Ross Annual Benefit Auction in support of Fort Ross and its programing along with "A Tale of Fort Ross" exhibit of the illustrations by Vera Belius at the Grolier Club in New York

2015

Outreach Efforts and Support

  • Funded a visit of Saint Petersburg Horn Orchestra to Fort Ross Festival, and its concerts at the General Consulate of Russia in San Francisco and Discovery Museum
  • Organized Fort Ross Fun-Raiser to support educational, art and cultural programs at Fort Ross
  • Supported Vera Belius, a talented illustrator and art teacher, visit and master classes at Fort Ross, Fort Ross elementary school and "Read Russia" literary week
  • Supported Marine Ecology Program at Fort Ross
  • Supported Stanford US-Russia Forum- FRC Community Service Project at Fort Ross
  • Initiated and funded visual presentations of Fort Ross at US-Russia Business Council’s Annual Meeting in New York
  • Organized an online Christmas auction in support of Fort Ross and its programming

2014

Outreach Efforts and Support

  • Funded costs of Su Nu Nu Shinai Kashia members’ travel and performance at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow
  • Supported Fort Ross Historic Orchard 200th Anniversary Celebrations and Conference
  • Supported Marine Ecology Program for children and youth at Fort Ross
  • Provided funding for bilingual audio and video tours for Fort Ross
  • Held International Literary Contest for best children’s work about Fort Ross
  • Initiated and funded visual presentations of Fort Ross at US-Russia Business Council’s Annual Meeting in New York. Funded visual presentations for Fort Ross Dialogue in Santa Rosa
  • Supported Stanford US-Russia Forum- FRC Community Service Project at Fort Ross
  • Provided funding for Fort Ross historic costumes maintenance and storage

Administrative and Logistical

  • Provided administrative and capacity funding for Fort Ross Conservancy
  • Provided funding for Fort Ross Interpreter Support

2013

Outreach Efforts and Support

  • Launched Adopt A Bench auction to benefit Fort Ross General Plan
  • Held Fort Ross Holiday Fundraiser to benefit Environmental Living Program at Fort Ross
  • Initiated and funded Fort Ross presentation and outreach at US-Russia Business Council’s Annual Meeting  in Houston
  • Supported Fort Ross Harvest Festival and Luncheon
  • Initiated and supported an educational program and photo exhibit presentation at Stanford US-Russia Forum, delivered a California State Parks interpreter
  • Initiated and launched an international art contest My Fort Ross!, with 7 participating countries worldwide
  • Presented My Fort Ross! winning works of art at Cavallo Point Lodge, Sausalito
  • Initiated and supported Fort Ross presentations and outreach during the Russian Innovation Week Conference in Santa Clara
  • Initiated and supported Fort Ross presentations and outreach at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in DC
  • Initiated and supported Fort Ross visual presentation at the premiere of "Opus No. 7" by Dmitry Krymov at St. Ann's Warehouse, New York
  • Supported Stanford US-Russia Forum - Fort Ross Service Project
  • Provided extensive funding for hsitoric costumes maintenence and storage

Administrative and Logistical

  • Provided administrative and capacity funding for Fort Ross Conservancy
  • Provided funding for Fort Ross Interpreter Support

2012

Infrastructure and Local Capacity

  • Partially funded the building and full maintenance costs of Historic Windmill Replica. Provided extensive logistical support for the project
  • Funded phase II of Fort Ross Historic Orchard Restoration
  • Provided funding for a new Fort Ross Highway Sign
  • Provided funding for improved interior and functionality of Fort Ross Administrative Buildings
  • Funded Fort Ross Historic Well Restoration
  • Initiated and supplied a full set of church appointments and utensils Fort Ross Chapel, made and shipped from Russia

Outreach Efforts and Support

Renova Fort Ross provided for extensive coverage of and support for Fort Ross during these notable events:

  • Fort Ross Bicentennial Gala: October 18, 2012
  • Dedication to Fort Ross, together with State Academic Mariinsky Theatre and Abamedia
  • Harvest Festival, October 20, 2012
  • Russian Orthodox Con-celebration at Fort Ross, August 25h, 2012
  • Cultural Heritage Day, July 28-29, 2012
  • Irkutsk Fort Ross Club visit, July 28-29, 2012
  • Liquid Theatre Performances at Fort Ross, April 24-27, 2012
  • Fort Ross Bicentennial Conference, April 23-27, 2012
  • Spring Festival at UC Berkeley, April 21, 2012
  • Stanford US-Russia Forum- FRC Community Service Project, April 21, 2012
  • Fort Ross photo exhibit at Brooklyn Academy of Music, April 18-May 11, 2012
  • Russian Center Annual Festival, February 10, 2012
  • Fort Ross Fundraiser at the Consulate of the Russian Federation, January 26, 2012

Books and Publications

  • Produced a bilingual edition of Russian California focusing on HIDDEN STORIES FROM FORT ROSS AND BEYOND, together with California State Parks Foundation
  • Funded publication of Russian California by the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Funded publication of Russian California II by the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Funded Fort Ross Media Project by Abamedia and Fort Ross Conservancy

Administrative and Logistical

  • Provided extensive administrative support for FRC and CSP staff dedicated to the 2012 celebrations
  • Provided funding for Educational Training Program for CSP, FRC staff and volunteers
  • Initiated and funded consultancy and outside expertise for the Fort Ross Conservancy

2011

Infrastructure

  • Funded full restoration of the Rotchev House Roof
  • Funded phase I of Fort Ross Historical Orchard Restoration
  • Supported Physical and Technical Upgrades at Fort Ross Visitor Center
  • Provided funding Fort Ross Library, digitization of the historical archives

Outreach Effort and Supports

Renova Fort Ross provided for extensive coverage of and support for Fort Ross during these notable events:

  • Stanford US-Russia Forum- FRIA Community Service Project
  • Hidden Stories Conference by California State Parks Foundation
  • Cultural Heritage Day by California State Parks and Fort Ross Conservancy
  • White Nights Foundation Gala, presentation of a story of Fort Ross
  • Fort Ross Outreach at US-Russia Business Council’s Annual Meeting in Chicago
  • Funding for a feature documentary by Matsitsa
  • Supported production of a feature film Fort Ross by Moroz-Film
  • Funding for Spring Fest Festival materials
  • Funding for the Pallada’s arrival celebrations at Fort Ross
  • Extensive funding of Living History Scenarios and Costumes

Administrative

  • FRIA Administrative Funding
  • Administrative support for FRIA and CSP staff dedicated to the 2012 Celebration

 


To learn more about the specific program, our impact and results or ask a question, email us at fortross@renova-group.us.