Grants Awarded in 2010

The Anne Frank House

Permanent supportive housing for chronically mentally ill adults.
$10,000
Archbishop Carroll High School

For its financial aid program.
$45,000
Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network

Street outreach and day center for the homeless and supportive housing program.
$15,000
Arlingtonians Meeting Emergency Needs

Emergency rental assistance program.
$15,000
Art Enables

Vocational training and employment for adults with disabilities.
$10,000
Arts for the Aging

Artist-led workshops at senior centers.
$5,000
The Barker Foundation

Counseling and supportive services for pregnant women and girls.
$15,000
Beacon House Community Ministry

Out-of-school-time programs for at-risk children and youth.
$10,000
Bethany House of Northern Virginia

Emergency and transitional housing for abused, homeless women and their children.
$10,000
Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys

Start-up support for Pre-K through 8th grade school for disadvantaged boys.
$25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater

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

General support.
$10,000
Building Bridges Across the River

Operating support for THEARC’s theater.
$75,000
Byte Back

Free computer training, job training and placement.
$10,000
Capital Area Food Bank

To purchase food for area-wide distribution.
$20,000
Catalogue for Philanthropy

To promote individual giving to small DC area non-profits.
$5,000
Charity Global Inc.

Building wells in Africa.
$20,000
Christian Communities Group Homes

Permanent supportive housing for low- income seniors.
$10,000
Columbia Road Health Services

Comprehensive medical clinic for the poor.
$15,000
Community Lodgings

Supportive transitional housing and its Family Learning Center.
$10,000
Dance Institute of Washington

Free/low cost dance instruction combined with life skills and literacy training.
$10,000
Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School

Start-up funding for work/study school.
$25,000
Doorways

Safe house shelter, family home and supportive housing for women and families in severe crisis.
$20,000
Downtown Cluster’s Geriatric Day Care

Comprehensive care for low income seniors.
$25,000
The Ellington Fund

College prep/arts high school.
$15,000
Emerging Scholars Program

Academic training for disadvantaged 4th graders to prepare them for admission to independent schools.
$15,000
Everybody Wins!

Lunch time reading program pairs volunteers with underserved students.
$10,000
Fair Chance

Capacity building training for agencies serving at-risk children.
$10,000
Faith in the Family International

Faith-based programs that work to build or rebuild strong families.
$25,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes

National Capital Region Office “Huddles” in DC high schools.
$30,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes

International Project Seed.
$15,000
First Time Computers

Renovated computers provided to low income families and job training.
$10,000
The Fishing School

Out-of-school-time program for grades 3-8.
$10,000
Food & Friends

Nutritious, specialized meals delivered to seriously ill people.
$20,000
For Love of Children

Neighborhood Tutoring Program.
$20,000
The Foundation Center

Support of its DC Library.
$5,000
Freshfarm Markets

Operates nine farmers markets that accept WIC and senior’s food stamps and donate fresh food to local non-profits.
$5,000
Growing Together

Tutoring for students in grades K-9.
$20,000
Homeless Children’s Playtime Project

Provides play spaces for homeless children living in shelters and volunteers to man them.
$5,000
Homestretch

Supportive transitional housing for families with children.
$15,000
Hope and a Home

Supportive transitional housing for families.
$15,000
Hope House

Programs for children to stay connected to their fathers who are incarcerated.
$5,000
Hospice Caring

Non-medical hospice care.
$15,000
Housing Unlimited

Tenant Empowerment Program to facilitate permanent housing for low-income adults who have mental disabilities.
$10,000
The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago

DC arts education initiative.
$15,000
Koinonia Foundation

Emergency financial assistance, food pantry and clothing closet.
$15,000
Liberty’s Promise

Civics and citizenship program for low-income immigrant youth
$5,000
Life Pieces to Masterpieces

Out-of-school-time academic program that utilizes the arts to teach how to meet life’s challenges
$10,000
Literacy Council of Northern Virginia

Adult literacy classes and tutoring.
$10,000
Maret School

Horizons at Maret summer program for inner-city elementary school students.
$10,000
Mary House

Transitional housing and supportive services for homeless and refugee families.
$25,000
Mi Casa

Develops affordable housing for very low- to-moderate income families in DC.
$10,000
National Symphony Orchestras

For the youth outreach programs.
$5,000
Neediest Kids

Provides clothes, school supplies, health care and other essentials to help keep impoverished students in school.
$10,000
New Futures

Financial aid for high school and GED graduates to attend certification or college vocational programs.
$10,000
Noyes Children’s Library Foundation

One of only four children’s libraries in USA.
$10,000
Our Daily Bread

Volunteers collect and deliver food to families, teach financial literacy and help run an emergency aid program.
$10,000
Posse Foundation

Prepares high potential, low-income high school juniors for acceptance at a partner university with four year merit scholarship.
$10,000
Providence Health Foundation

For its “geriatric clinic without walls” that provides primary and acute care to home bound seniors.
$15,000
Reach for College

Special curriculum developed to encourage low-income students to aspire to college.
$10,000
Round House Theatre

Intersections literacy outreach for Maryland public school students.
$10,000
Samaritan Inns

Moving homeless adults from addictions to independence.
$20,000
Sarah’s Circle

Subsidized senior independent living apartments.
$10,000
St. Aloysius Church

Father McKenna Center day program for homeless men, food pantry and emergency funds.
$20,000
St. Stephen and the Incarnation

Episcopal Church Loaves & Fishes dinner program.
$10,000
Transitional Housing Corporation

Youth enrichment program and counseling activities.
$15,000
UNIQUE Learning Center

After-school and summer program.
$15,000
Washington Area New Automobile

Dealers Community Support Foundation Automotive Apprentice Training Program.
$20,000
The Washington Ballet

Programming at THEARC and city-wide outreach programs .
$40,000
Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

Legal services.
$10,000
Washington Jesuit Academy

Tuition-free, intensive middle school for disadvantaged boys.
$25,000
Washington Middle School for Girls

Tuition-free, intensive school for at-risk girls in 4th through 8th grades.
$25,000
We Are Family

Volunteers helping frail, poor seniors age in place.
$5,000
A Wider Circle

Distributes donated household goods to families leaving shelters.
$5,000
Wolf Trap Foundation for the

Performing Arts Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts’ classroom residencies at DC inner-city preschools.
$10,000
Young Playwrights’ Theater

Arts and literacy instruction for at-risk youth.
$10,000
Youth Leadership Foundation

Academic enrichment and leadership development for disadvantaged youth.
$10,000
77 GRANTS TOTALING $1,205,000