Grants Awarded in 2009

Alexandria Seaport Foundation

Apprenticeship program for at-risk youth.
$10,000
Alive! Inc.

Day care, shelter, supportive and emergency services.
$10,000
Alzheimer’s Family Day Center

Comprehensive adult respite care.
$10,000
Anacostia Community Outreach Center

Programs for at-risk youth.
$10,000
Archbishop Carroll High School

Scholarships.
$45,000
Arlington Free Clinic

Primary care and specialty medicine for uninsured adults.
$10,000
AHC, Inc. (Arlington Housing Corporation)

Resident Services Program offers education and recreation for all ages.
$10,000
AYUDA/Clinica Legal Latina

The Children’s Project, legal assistance for unaccompanied, undocumented children and youth.
$10,000
Bay Area Community Church

Construction of an orphanage in rural India.
$15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater

Washington Support of the FBR Branch at THEARC.
$75,000
Brainfood

Youth development using meal planning, nutrition and cooking as educational tool.
$10,000
Bread for the City

Comprehensive services for the poor.
$30,000
Bright Beginnings

Educational day care for homeless infants, toddlers and preschool children.
$10,000
Bucknell University

Unrestricted.
$10,000
Building Bridges Across the River

Operating support for THEARC.
$75,000
Calvary Women’s Services

Transitional and permanent housing with social services for homeless women.
$10,000
Capital Interfaith Hospitality Network

Nightly shelter of homeless families with social services for the parents.
$10,000
Carpenter’s Shelter

Housing with supportive services for homeless single adults and families.
$20,000
Catalogue for Philanthropy

Promoting individual giving to small DC area non-profits.
$5,000
Center for Inspired Teaching

For its Teacher Certification Program.
$20,000
Child Center and Adult Services

Free mental health care for at-risk children, adults and seniors who are aging in place.
$10,000
Christ House

Renovation of its nursing wing.
$15,000
Church of the Epiphany

Welcome Table that provides homeless adults with Sunday breakfast and referrals to social services.
$10,000
College Bound

Matches high school students with adult mentors to promote their entry to college.
$10,000
Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place

Challenge grant for its comprehensive programs that enable homeless adults to gain self-sufficiency.
$35,000
Daughter for the Day

Volunteers assist seniors by providing transportation, help with errands, etc.
$10,000
D.C. Creative Writing Workshop

Literary arts classes at three DCPSs and after-school programs.
$15,000
DC Central Kitchen

Preparation/delivery of meals to agencies serving the poor and a job training program.
$25,000
DC Scores

After-school program that combines literary arts, health and soccer.
$10,000
DePauw University

Unrestricted.
$10,000
Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Homeless Services Unit provides street outreach to homeless people.
$25,000
Dumbarton Concerts/Inner City-

Inner Child Arts literacy program to upgrade inner- city day care centers and to train faculty.
$20,000
The Dwelling Place

Transitional housing with case management for homeless families.
$10,000
Emerging Scholars Program

Prepares high potential 4th graders for independent middle schools.
$20,000
Faith in the Family International

Faith-based programs that work to build or rebuild strong families.
$25,000
Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center

Preschool for low-income children who are at-risk of being unprepared for kindergarten.
$10,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes

National Capital Region Office Huddles in DC high schools.
$30,000
The Foundation Center

Support of the DC Library.
$5,000
Georgetown Ministry Center

Drop-in center, street outreach and psychiatric services for homeless adults.
$10,000
Higher Achievement Program

Academic enrichment and guidance for applying to high-performing high schools.
$15,000
Horton’s Kids

Tutoring program that transports academically at-risk students to the offices of their volunteer tutors.
$15,000
The House DC

After-school education and enrichment for high school students.
$20,000
House of Ruth

Reunified Families, supportive housing for mothers with young children working to be reunited with their older ones.
$25,000
Housing Opportunities Community

Partners Driving Toward Success helps very low income families obtain reconditioned cars.
$5,000
Iona Senior Services

Provides an array of services to help seniors age in place.
$10,000
Joseph’s House

Hospice-like facility for homeless adults facing terminal illnesses.
$20,000
Jubilee Jobs

Job placement for unemployed adults with retention and advancement skills training.
$15,000
Judah Project

Tutoring for youngsters; GED, mentoring, anti-gang and job readiness/employability training for youth.
$5,000
Keys for the Homeless Foundation

Collects goods from hotels and delivers to agencies providing housing for the homeless.
$5,000
Lisner Louise Dickson Hurt Home

Life time care for impoverished DC residents.
$6,000
Little Lights Urban Ministries

Out of school time education and enrichment programs.
$10,000
Live It Learn It

Structured, academic field trips with pre- and post-trip rigorous classroom lessons.
$15,000
Manna Food Center

Perishable and staple foods for low income Montgomery County households.
$10,000
Mentors of Minorities in Education’s

Total Learning Cis-Tem Education program for disadvantaged children that uses Great Person’s Series.
$10,000
Mentors, Inc.

Helps disadvantaged high school students plan their futures, including college prep.
$10,000
Miriam’s Kitchen

Breakfast, case management, referrals and some on-site services for chronically homeless adults.
$25,000
N Street Village

Continuum of treatment, services and housing for homeless women.
$20,000
New Community for Children

For its Adolescents Building Literacy Through Expression program for teens.
$10,000
Nick’s Place

Safe, supervised residence for young men recovering from addictions after detox.
$5,000
Rainbow Place

Overnight winter shelter with meals for homeless women.
$5,000
The Reading Connection

Read Aloud Program offers reading sessions, books and a library corner for children living in homeless shelters.
$10,000
Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Down payment to purchase its facility.
Operating support.
$50,000
$15,000
Seabury Resources for Aging (Episcopal Senior Ministries)

Subsidy Fund of EMS Cares helps low income seniors access care managers.
$10,000
Shepherd’s Table

An array of programs and services for the homeless and poor.
$10,000
Sitar Arts Center

Free/low cost art, instrumental and vocal music classes and performance ensembles with built-in academics and mentoring for disadvantaged students.
$10,000
Southeast Ministry

GED and job readiness programs.
$10,000
St. Aloysius Church

For the Father McKenna Center, a day program for homeless men and groceries and emergency funds for poor families.
$20,000
St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church

For Charlie’s Place that provides breakfast, counseling, referrals and some on-site services for homeless people.
$10,000
Thrive DC (Dinner Program for Homeless Women)

Dinner with social services and referrals for homeless women.
$20,000
Treatment and Learning Centers

The Katherine Thomas School for children with learning disabilities.
$10,000
WANADA Automobile Dealer

Education Institute Automotive Apprentice Training Program.
$20,000
The Washington Ballet

Outreach programs at THEARC.
$30,000
Washington Hospital Center Foundation

Medical House Call Program for low income seniors.
$10,000
Washington Jesuit Academy

Tuition-free, intensive middle school for disadvantaged boys.
$25,000
Washington Literacy Council

Teaching low-literacy adults basic literacy skills.
$10,000
Washington Middle School for Girls

Tuition-free, intensive school for at-risk girls in 4th through 8th grades.
$25,000
Western Fairfax Christian Ministries

Services to help low income families.
$10,000
Women Who Care Ministries

Nutritious take-home meals to keep students enrolled in poverty school lunch programs fed on weekends.
$10,000
78 GRANTS TOTALING $1,286,000