Grants Awarded in 2011

Academy of Hope

Classes and tutoring for low income adult learners.
$15,000
Alexandria Seaport Foundation

Practical construction training, education and mentoring for at-risk youth.
$10,000
Alzheimer’s Family Day Center

Day health program for individuals with dementia; provides respite for caregivers.
$10,000
Arlington Free Clinic

Comprehensive medical care for poor, uninsured adults.
$15,000
Barker Foundation

For its Crisis Pregnancy Program.
$20,000
Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle Assemblies of God

For the Angel Food Program.
$5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington

For the FBR Branch at THEARC.
$75,000

To keep the FBR Branch open Saturdays and school holidays.
$38,000
Brainfood

Academic and life skills taught in the context of food preparation.
$10,000
Bread for the City

Comprehensive services for low-income DC residents.
$35,000

Executive Director’s sabbatical expenses.
$2,500
Building Bridges Across the River

Operating support for THEARC.
$85,000
Calvary Women’s Services

Housing programs for homeless women.
$20,000

To help renovate its new facility and help meet a Cafritz Foundation challenge.
$50,000
Capital Area Food Bank

Food distribution to other non-profit agencies serving the poor.
$20,000
Carpenter’s Shelter

For its Transitional Services program.
$20,000
Catalogue for Philanthropy

To help publish the 2011-2012 Catalogue.
$5,000
Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church

For its Transition Assistance Program.
$10,000
Church of the Epiphany

To renovate the men’s rest room for use by homeless guests at the Sundays’ “Welcome Table” noon meal.
$35,000
City Arts

For its Urban Arts Mentoring Program.
$10,000
College Bound

Tutoring, mentoring and college prep for 8th-12th grade students.
$10,000
Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place

Challenge grant for operating support.
$40,000
Community Family Life Services

For its Youth Development Program.
$15,000
Community Support Systems

Food pantry and social services for poor people living in its rural community.
$10,000
DC Central Kitchen

For its First Helpings, Food Recycling& Meal Distribution and Culinary Job Training programs.
$30,000
DC Scores

Literacy, community service and health education combined with soccer.
$10,000
DePauw University

General support.
$15,000
Downtown Cluster of Congregations

For the Homeless Services Unit.
$25,000
Dumbarton Concerts

Inner City-Inner Child Artist-teacher led residencies at low income day care centers to promote early literacy and help centers achieve accreditation.
$25,000
FACETS (Fairfax Area Christian Emergency And Transitional Services)

Services to prevent homelessness, to help those who are homeless and programs at housing projects.
$25,000
Faith in the Family International

Ministries to strengthen families.
$25,000
Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center

Comprehensive pre-school for children of the working poor.
$10,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes National Capital Area Office

Working with athletics coaches to create “Huddles” at inner-city high schools.
$30,000
The Foundation Center

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

Day center with case management and street outreach to homeless people.
$15,000
Growing Together

Intensive tutoring for students whose learning issues are keeping them from reaching grade level.
$20,000
Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia

The Perry Hall condominium project to create 12 apartments for low/moderate income families.
$10,000
Hearts and Homes for Youth

Residential and community-based programs for troubled youth.
$20,000
Higher Achievement Program DC Metro

Intensive academic program with goal of sending its grads to accelerated high schools.
$20,000
Horton’s Kids

Tutoring of at-risk students by staffs of Congress and US Dept. of Education.
$15,000
The House

Safe haven afternoon/evening programs for extremely at-risk youth.
$25,000
Joseph’s House

End-of-life care for homeless people.
$20,000
Jubilee Jobs

Job placement for unemployed adults with counseling and mentoring to achieve living wage jobs with benefits.
$15,000
Judah Project

Mentoring and tutoring for younger students and GED program for “drop outs.”
$5,000
Junior Achievement of the National Capital Area

Financial literacy program at 27 DC schools.
$20,000

To help build Finance Park in Fairfax County.
$40,000
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Lisner Louise Dickson Hurt Home

Life care home for elderly, poor DC residents.
$10,000
Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers

Volunteers provide seniors with door-to-door transportation to medical appointments.
$10,000
Manna Food Center

Distribution of food to poor Montgomery County residents.
$20,000
Mentors of Minorities in Education’s Total Learning Cis-Tem (M.O.M.I.E’S TLC)

After school and summer educational and cultural programs.
$10,000
Miriam’s Kitchen

Breakfast, dinner and case management for downtown DC’s homeless people.
$30,000
Mobile Medical Care

Medical care for low-income Montgomery County residents.
$15,000
My Sister’s Place

Shelter for battered women and their children.
$25,000
N Street Village

Continuum of services for homeless women.
$20,000
The National Fund for the United States Botanic Garden

Education outreach for visitors to the Garden.
$10,000
New Community for Children

After school and summer education and enrichment for K-12 low-income students.
$10,000
Nick’s Place

Safe, sober home for young men beginning their recovery from addictions.
$5,000
Olney Help

Emergency financial assistance and emergency food for people in crisis.
$5,000
Perry School Community Services Center

Comprehensive human services center.
$15,000
The Reading Connection

Volunteers read to children living in shelters; Book Club after moving to stable housing.
$15,000
Reading Partners

Volunteers provide individual tutoring for elementary school students.
$10,000
Resources for Inner City Children

Professional teachers tutoring Anacostia High School students who are struggling to stay in school and graduate.
$10,000
Rockville Presbyterian Church

Rainbow Place Winter night shelter for homeless women.
$5,000
Shaw Community Ministry

After school and summer program including college prep and scholarship support.
$10,000
So Others Might Eat

To help build Kuehner House, 48 units of permanent housing with supportive services for very low income seniors.
$50,000
St. Aloysius Church
Father McKenna Center

Day center for homeless men; food pantry and emergency fund; hypothermia shelter.
$25,000
St. Columba’s Episcopal Church

For the Water Ministry program serving homeless adults.
$5,000
St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church
Charlie’s Place

Breakfast, case management and clothing for homeless adults.
$10,000
Teen and Young Adult Health Connection

Free/affordable reproductive health care.
$10,000
Thrive DC

Breakfast and dinner; case management and comprehensive health & social services for homeless and very poor adults.
$25,000
Treatment and Learning Centers
Katherine Thomas School

Scholarships for students preK-12 who have language and learning disabilities.
$10,000
Urban Alliance Foundation

Paid professional internships, mentoring and workshops for disadvantaged high school seniors.
$10,000
WANADA Automobile Dealer Education Institute

For the Auto Technician Training program.
$30,000
The Washington Ballet

For its Community Engagement Programs.
$50,000
Washington Jesuit Academy

Academically challenging free middle school for low income, motivated boys.
$25,000
Women Who Care Ministries

For its Helping Kids Eat Backpack Weekend Food Program.
$10,000
76 GRANTS TOTALING $1,445,500