Grants

Category Employment and Training Programs

2017 $192,500

Byte Back

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for computer training and job placement to 1,000 low-income, homeless, and at-risk DC adults.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for the Step Up DC program which provides job readiness and job placement support to about 60 homeless women in DC.

Central American Resource Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for the Legal Services Program which helpsDC immigrants apply for or renew legal work status in the U.S. and provides legal support for wage and employment disputes.

DC Law Students in Court

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for an expungement clinic which assists DC residents to have eligible criminal and arrest records expunged or sealed with the goal of improving employment opportunities.

DC Long-Term Care Coalition

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

To support the Coalition’s efforts to develop a long-term care workforce in the District of Columbia which receives a living wage, health benefits, and updated training and accountability.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to immigrants in DC.

Family Place

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for the Adult ESL/Child Development Associate Training Program which provides intensive ESL classes and CDA training to 40 Latina women in DC.

First Shift

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

General operating support for programs that help low-income DC women who are pregnant or who have recently given birth to retain employment.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

General support for literacy programs that serve DC residents with reading levels below 6th grade.

New Futures

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

General support for case management, skills development, and career readiness services to 180 DC-area young adults seeking to obtain associate or other technical degrees and to improve employment.

Skyland Workforce Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

To fulfill a prior-year pledge made for coordination of workforce development service organizations co-located at Skyland.

Southeast Ministry

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support of adult basic education, GED preparation, computer training, and job-readiness training to nearly 350 Ward 8 adults.

StreetWise Partners

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

General support of mentoring program that provides job readiness training and helps unemployed and underemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.

Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for the Workforce Development and Job Placement Program which provides job readiness and job placement support to 60 torture survivors in DC.

Urban Ed

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support of A+ and Help Desk computer training provided to low-skilled and under-employed DC adults primarily in Ward 8.

Washington English Center

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

General operating support of ESL, computer training, and job placement programs provided to over 1,000 DC immigrants.

2016 $350,000

Amara Legal Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for the Expungement Project which helps DC women who are victims of sex trafficking expunge or seal their records to aid with obtaining employment.

Byte Back

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for computer training and job placement to 1,000 lowincome, homeless, and at-risk DC adults.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for the Step Up DC program which provides job readiness and job placement support to about 60 homeless women in DC.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for the Legal Services Program which provides assistance to DC immigrants to apply for or renew legal work status in the U.S. and provides legal support for wage and employment disputes.

Changing Perceptions

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for two navigators who will work with 10 DC returning citizens helping them transition back into community life, housing, and employment.

Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for the Workforce Development Working Group that advocates for systemic changes in DC’s workforce system and focuses on resolving chronic issues such as late payments from DC government to DC nonprofit workforce-development serviceproviders.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for the Employment Services Program which helps DC women re-enter the community after incarceration and includes job readiness and job placement services.

Council for Court Excellence

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for a comprehensive communications and public relations strategy for the release of the Beyond Second Chances report on DC citizens returning from incarceration.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for the Workers’ Rights Clinic which provides legal assistance to low-wage DC workers helping them to reclaim unpaid wages from employers.

Family Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for the Adult ESL/Child Development Associate Training Program which provides intensive ESL classes and CDA training to 40 Latina women in DC.

First Shift

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

General operating support for programs that help low-income DC women who are expecting or who have recently given birth to retain employment.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

$10,000 grant for general support for programs provided to DC juveniles while incarcerated and upon re-entry into the community; $15,000 to help support the re-entry outreach specialist position.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

General support for programs and services that help homeless adults in DC transition to stable housing and employment.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

General operating support of programs and services to help 900 unemployed DC residents obtain and improve employment.

Life Asset

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support to provide micro loans and credit-repair assistance to 300 low-income DC entrepreneurs.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

General support for literacy programs that serve DC residents with reading levels below 6th grade.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for the Women Empowered With Opportunities, Resources, and Knowledge (WE WORK) program that provides job readiness and employment case management to 100 formerly homeless DC women.

Restaurant Opportunities Center – DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for COLORS Hospitality Opportunities for Workers (CHOW) Institute which provides training to 100 low-income immigrant works, workers of color, and women helping them obtain skills for front-of-the-house restaurant jobs that pay living wages.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support to help 400 DC adults transitioning from homelessness and addiction to independent living through programs and services that include substance-abuse recovery, housing, and job retention.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support of the Next Steps Program which helps over 900 DC adults set and attain employment goals, provides job readiness training, and assists with obtaining employment.

Skyland Workforce Center

Amount
$30,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

$15,000 general operating support for coordination of workforce development services co-located at Skyland; $15,000 challenge grant.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support of adult basic education, GED preparation, computer training, and job-readiness training to nearly 350 Ward 8 adults.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for job readiness and job placement for 125 difficult to employ DC residents.

Thrive DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support of Employment Readiness Services and Real Opportunity programs which provide internships, job-readiness training, jobplacement assistance, and case management to 200 homeless women and men in DC.

Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for the Workforce Development and Job Placement Program which provides job readiness and job placement support to 60 torture survivors in DC.

Urban Ed

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support of A+ and Help Desk computer training provided to lowskilled and under-employed DC adults primarily in Ward 8.

Washington English Center

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

General operating support of ESL, computer training, and job placement programs provided to over 1,000 DC immigrants.

Washington Parks & People

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2016

Support for the Green Corps program which provides training for 20 low-income DC residents in green job occupations.

2015 $322,500

Amara Legal Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support for the Expungement Project which helps DC women who are victims of sex trafficking expunge or seal their records to aid with obtaining employment.

Byte Back

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support for computer training to 1,000 low-income, homeless, and at-risk DC adults and to provide refurbished computers to lowincome DC households and small nonprofits.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support for the Legal Services Program which provides assistance to DC Latinos to apply for or renew legal work status in the U.S. and provide legal support for wage and employment disputes.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

$10,000 support for the Workers’ Rights Clinic which provides legal assistance to low-wage DC workers and $10,000 to support the part-time Wage Theft Attorney position.

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support for the ‘Just Pay’ initiative which monitors implementation of the paid vacation and sick day law passed by the DC Council in 2014.

DC Law Students in Court

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support to launch an expungement clinic which will assist DC residents to have eligible criminal and arrest records expunged or sealed with the goal of improving employment opportunities.

DC Long-Term Care Coalition

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

To support the Coalition’s efforts to develop a long-term care workforce in the District of Columbia which receives a living wage, health benefits, and updated training and accountability.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.

Excel Institute

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support for automotive technician training to 100 low-income, DC residents.

FAIR Girls

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support for Dare to Thrive which is a job readiness program for young women who are victims of human trafficking.

Family Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support for the Adult ESL/Child Development Associate Training Program which provides intensive ESL classes and CDA training to 40 Latina women in DC.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$30,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

$15,000 grant for general support for programs provided to DC juveniles while incarcerated and upon re-entry into the community; $15,000 to help support the re-entry outreach specialist position.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support for home care aide training for 60 DC residents that prepares them for the home care exam, DC certification, and employment.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

General support for programs and services that help homeless DC residents transition to stable housing and employment.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$35,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

General operating support of programs and services to help 1,000 unemployed DC residents obtain and improve employment.

Life Asset

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support to provide micro loans and credit-repair assistance to low-income DC entrepreneurs.

LIFT-DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

General support of case management, job-readiness, and jobplacement services to over 800 DC adults seeking to remove employment barriers and obtain employment.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support for the Women Empowered With Opportunities, Resources, and Knowledge (WE WORK) program that provides job readiness and employment case management to 100 formerly homeless DC women.

Restaurant Opportunities Center – DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support to hire a full-time, High Road coordinator who will manage the COLORS Hospitality Opportunities for Workers program that provides training and education in front-of-the-house restaurant skills to 125 low-income immigrant workers, workers of color, and women.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support to help DC adults transitioning from homelessness and addiction to independent living through programs and services that include substance-abuse recovery, housing, and job retention.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support for the Next Steps Program which helps 1,000 DC adults set and attain goals that include participating in jobtraining programs and obtaining employment.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support of adult basic education, GED preparation, computer training, and job-readiness training to Ward 8 adults.

StreetWise Partners

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

General support of mentoring program that provides job readiness training and helps unemployed and underemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.

Thrive DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support of Employment Readiness Services and Real Opportunity programs which provide internships, job-readiness training, job-placement assistance, and case management to 200 homeless women and men in DC.

Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support for the Workforce Development and Job Placement Program which provides job readiness and job placement support to torture survivors in DC.

Urban Ed

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

Support of A+ and Help Desk computer training provided to low-skilled and under-employed DC adults primarily in Ward 8.

Washington English Center

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2015

General operating support of ESL, computer training, and job placement programs provided to DC immigrants.

2014 $330,000

Academy of Hope

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support of adult education, GED, and college and career readiness programs for low-income DC adults primarily residing in Wards, 5, 6, 7, and 8.

Byte Back

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support for computer training for low-income, homeless, and at-risk DC adults and to provide refurbished computers to low-income DC households and small nonprofits.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support to launch the Step Up DC program which will provide job-placement assistance to homeless women in DC.

Concerned Black Men

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support for the Family Services Center which provides case management, employment readiness, and job-placement services to DC ex-offenders.

Council for Court Excellence

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support for efforts to research and publish “Walking in Their Shoes” which will describe and document barriers faced by DC ex-offenders, the magnitude of these barriers, and recommendations on how to provide services that better support their re-entry into the community.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$22,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

$7,500 to support the Legal Services Program which provides legal assistance and advice to low-wage DC workers on employment matters and provides workers assistance to collect unpaid wages; $15,000 to support the part-time Wage Theft Enforcement position.

DC Jobs Council

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

To support advocacy efforts for “Ban the Box” in DC which removes criminal background questions from initial employment applications.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to immigrants in DC.

FAIR Girls

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support to develop Fair Leader’s Circle which is a job readiness program that will include financial management, job attainment and retention, and self-care skills to young women who are victims of human trafficking.

Family Place

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support of the Child Development Associate Program which provides job training primarily to Latina women in DC.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$30,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

$15,000 grant for general support for programs provided to DC juveniles while incarcerated and upon re-entry into the community; $15,000 to help support the re-entry outreach specialist position.

Friendship Place

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support for AimHire, a job readiness, placement, and retention program for homeless adults in DC with significant employment barriers.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

To support the training and education of DC adults as home-care aides.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$35,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

General operating support of programs and services to help 1,000 unemployed DC residents obtain and improve employment.

LIFT-DC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

General support of case management, job-readiness, and job-placement services to DC adults seeking employment.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

To support the NEW Transitions program which helps homeless DC women find employment and housing.

Restaurant Opportunities Center – DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support for the COLORS Hospitality Opportunities for Workers (CHOW) workforce development program that provides training and education in front-of-the-house restaurant skills to 125 low-income immigrant workers, workers of color, and women.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support to help DC adults transitioning from homelessness and addiction to independent living through programs and services that include substanceabuse recovery, housing, and job retention.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support for the Next Steps Program which helps DC adults set and attain goals that include obtaining employment and participating in job-training programs.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support of adult basic education, computer training, and job-readiness training to Ward 8 adults.

StreetWise Partners

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

General support of mentoring program that helps unemployed DC residents obtain employment.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support of job-readiness, placement, and retention programs for difficult-to-employ DC adults and disconnected youth.

Thrive DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support of Employment Readiness Services and Real Opportunity programs which provide internships, job-readiness training, job-placement assistance, and case management to homeless women and men in DC.

Washington English Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

General support of English as a Second Language programs and computer training provided to the DC immigrant community.

Washington Literacy Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2014

Support for literacy and job-readiness programs provided to low-literate DC adults.

2013 $311,500

Byte Back

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support for computer training to low-income, homeless, and at-risk DC adults and to provide refurbished computers to low-income DC households and small nonprofits.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides job training and support to DC women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support for the Legal and Community Support Program which helps low-income DC Latino immigrants apply for and maintain the legal right to work in the United States.

Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support for the Progressive Employment Program which offers training and job placement services to low-income DC residents with an emphasis on ex-offenders.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support for the Employment Services Program which helps homeless adults in DC obtain employment and housing.

Concerned Black Men

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support for the Family Services Center which provides case management, employment readiness, and job placement services to DC ex-offenders.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

To support the Legal Services Program which provides legal assistance and advice to low-wage DC workers on employment matters and provides workers assistance to collect unpaid wages.

DC Jobs Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

To support advocacy efforts to enact Ban the Box legislation in DC which would remove the question from job applications about an individual’s conviction history and delay background check inquiry until later in the hiring process.

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

General support of advocacy efforts to improve low-income and low-skilled DC residents’ access to living wage jobs.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to immigrants in DC.

Family Place

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support of the Child Development Associate Program which provides job training to immigrant women in DC.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

$15,000 grant for general support for programs provided to DC juveniles while incarcerated and upon re-entry into the community; $10,000 to help support the re-entry outreach specialist position.

Friendship Place

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support for AimHire, a job readiness, placement, and retention program for homeless adults in DC with significant employment barriers.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$12,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

To support the training and education of DC adults as home care aides.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$30,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

General operating support of programs and services that help unemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.

Language ETC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

General support of English as a Second Language programs and computer training provided to the DC immigrant community.

Life Pathways

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support for job readiness program that prepares DC adults for participation in home care aide certification classes.

N Street Village

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support of the Education and Employment Center which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.

ONE DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support for the Worker Rights and Jobs Campaign that seeks to place 500 DC adults into employment at the new Marriott Hotel in downtown DC.

Restaurant Opportunities Center – DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support for the COLORS Hospitality Opportunities for Workers (CHOW) workforce development program that provides training and education in front-of-the-house restaurant skills to low-income immigrant workers, workers of color, and women.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support to help DC adults transitioning from homelessness and addiction to independent living through programs and services that include substance abuse recovery, housing, and job retention.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support for the Next Steps Program which helps DC adults set and attain goals that include obtaining employment and participating in job training programs.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support of job-readiness, placement, and retention programs for difficult-to-employ DC adults.

Thrive DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support of Employment Readiness Services Program which provides internships, job readiness, and job placement assistance to homeless women and men in DC.

Voices for a Second Chance

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail that link them to support services which include job training and job placement.

W.H.A.L.E.R’s Creation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

General operating support for culinary training program for DC youth who are aging out of the foster care system.

Washington Literacy Center

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2013

Support for literacy and job readiness programs provided to low-literate DC adults.

2012 $325,000

Academy of Hope

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General operating support for educational and career counseling programs and services to low-income DC adults.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General support to provide job training and placement services to disabled DC immigrants.

Byte Back

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General operating support for computer training to low-income, unemployed, under-employed, and homeless DC adults.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides job training and support to DC women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of the Services for Homeless Families Program which provides job readiness and support to DC adults transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Council for Court Excellence

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for the implementation of the report Unlocking Unemployment Opportunity for Previously Incarcerated Persons in the District of Columbia.

DC Appleseed

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of the Home Health Care Workers’ Project which will conduct research and issue recommendations to improve working conditions, training, and wages for DC long-term care aides.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for the Legal Services Program which provides legal assistance and advice to low-wage DC workers on employment matters.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Impact Grnat to support for the hiring of a part-time attorney (20 hours/week) to increase the organization’s capacity to handle wage theft litigation.

DC Jobs Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General operating support of the Council’s efforts to improve the DC workforce development system.

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of efforts that help DC workers improve working conditions and wages.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to DC immigrants.

Family Place

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of the Child Development Associate program which provides job training to immigrant women in DC.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for literacy and re-entry programs provided to DC juveniles incarcerated in the DC Jail and federal prisons.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for the training and education of DC adults as home care aides.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General operating support of programs and services that help unemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.

Language ETC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General support of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and computer training provided to the DC immigrant community.

Life Pathways

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for program that prepares DC adults for participation in Home Care Aide Certification classes. A portion of the grant award is designated for scholarships.

LIFT-DC

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General operating support for case management services that assist low-income and unemployed DC adults to obtain employment, housing, and other public supports.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General operating support for educational programs provided to low-literate DC adults.

N Street Village

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of the Education and Employment Center which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.

ONE DC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of the Right to Income Campaign that organizes low-income DC residents to exercise collective action to win living wage jobs created with new economic development in the District.

Restaurant Opportunities Center – DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for ROC-DC’s COLORS Opportunities for Workers (CHOW) workforce development program.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for programs and services that help DC adults transition from homelessness and substance abuse addiction to independent living which includes substance abuse recovery, housing, and employment.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for the Next Steps Program which helps DC adults set and attain goals that include obtaining employment and participating in job training programs.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of adult basic education, computer training, and job readiness training to Ward 8 adults.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of job-readiness, placement, and retention programs for difficult-to-employ DC adults.

Thrive DC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of the Employment Services Program which provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless adults in DC.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail.

W.H.A.L.E.R’s Creation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for culinary training program for DC youth who are aging out of the foster care system.

Washington Area Community Investment Fund

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General operating support to provide technical assistance and capital programs for low to moderate income small business owners and micro-entrepreneurs in DC.

2011 $309,000

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General operating support for educational and career counseling programs and services to low-income DC adults.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General support to provide job training and placement services to disabled DC immigrants.

Byte Back

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General operating support for computer training to low-income, unemployed, under-employed, and homeless DC adults.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides job training and support to DC women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support of the Services for Homeless Families Program which provides job readiness and support to DC adults transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Coalition for Economic Empowerment

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support of programs and services which provide job readiness and job placement support to DC adults who reside in the Brookland Manor public housing complex.

Council for Court Excellence

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support for the publication and release of the DC Prisoner Reentry Initiative final report.

DC Appleseed

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General support for workforce development programs and initiatives.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support for the Legal Services Program which provides legal assistance and advice to low-wage DC workers on employment matters.

DC Jobs Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General operating support of the Council’s efforts to improve the DC workforce development system.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.

Family Place

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

To support the Child Development Associate program which provides job training to immigrant women in DC.

First Time Computers

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

For support to provide refurbished computers to low-income DC households and computer training labs in small nonprofits.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support for literacy and re-entry programs provided to DC juveniles incarcerated in the DC Jail and federal prisons.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

To support the training and education of DC adults as home care aides.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General operating support of programs and services that help unemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.

Language ETC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General support of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and computer training provided to the DC immigrant community.

LIFT-DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General operating support for case management services that assist low-income and unemployed DC adults to obtain employment, housing, and other public supports.

N Street Village

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support of the Education and Employment Center which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.

Our Place DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support of the Employment Services Program which is provided to incarcerated and recently released DC women.

Restaurant Opportunities Center – DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support for ROC-DC’s COLORS Opportunities for Workers workforce development program.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support for programs and services that help DC adults transition from homelessness and substance abuse addiction to independent living which includes substance abuse recovery, housing, and employment.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support for the Next Steps Program which helps DC adults set and attain goals that include obtaining employment and participating in job training programs.

StreetWise Partners

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General support of mentoring program that assists unemployed DC residents to obtain employment.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support of job-readiness, placement, and retention programs for difficult-to-employ DC residents.

Thrive DC

Amount
$9,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support of the Employment Services Program which provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless adults in DC.

Urban Alliance Foundation

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support for the Alumni Services Program which helps disconnected DC youth transition to employment or job training.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail.

VW Associates

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General operating support of educational, vocational training, and job placement programs for DC adults with a primary focus on ex-offenders.

Wider Opportunities for Women

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

For support to provide Career Connections workshops and the DC Metro Area Self-Sufficiency Calculator to DC adults.

2010 $366,850

Academy of Hope

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support for educational and career counseling programs and services to low-income DC adults.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General support to provide job training and placement services to disabled DC immigrants.

Byte Back

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support for computer training to low-income, unemployed, under-employed, and homeless DC adults.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides job training and support to DC women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of the Services for Homeless Families program which provides job readiness and support to DC adults transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Coalition for Economic Empowerment

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of programs and services which provide job readiness and job placement support to DC adults who primarily reside in the Brookland Manor public housing complex.

Council for Court Excellence

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of the DC Prisoner Reentry Initiative.

DC Appleseed

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for the Green Jobs Initiative which will analyze the demand for green jobs in DC, skill sets needed to enter this field, and career paths available to DC residents.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for the Legal Services Program which provides legal assistance and advice to low-wage DC workers on employment matters.

DC Jobs Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support of the Council’s efforts to improve the DC workforce development system.

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of efforts that help DC workers improve working conditions and wages.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to DC immigrants.

First Time Computers

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support for programs that provide computer certification training to DC adults and computers to low-income DC households and small nonprofits.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for literacy and re-entry programs provided to DC juveniles incarcerated in the DC Jail and federal prisons.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

To support the training and education of DC adults as home care aides.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support of programs and services that help unemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.

LIFT-DC

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General support for case management and job readines services to DC adults seeking employment.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support for educational programs provided to low-literate DC adults.

N Street Village

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of the Education and Employment Center which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.

ONE DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of the Right to Income Campaign that organizes low-income DC residents to exercise collective action to win living wage jobs created with new economic development in the District.

Oromo Community Organization

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Capstone grant to support hiring a full-time job developer who will provide job placement services to Oromo immigrants in the DC region.

Our Place DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of the Employment Services Program which is provided to incarcerated and recently released DC women.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of the Job Training Center which provides vocational training and job placement assistance to DC adults.

Restaurant Opportunities Center – DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for the launch of ROC-DC’s COLORS Opportunities for Workers (CHOW) workforce development program.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for programs and services that help DC adults transition from homelessness and substance abuse addiction to independent living which includes housing, employment, and substance abuse recovery.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for the Next Steps Program which helps DC adults set and attain goals that include obtaining employment and participating in job training programs.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$9,350
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support to hire a major donor consultant to work with board, staff, and key volunteers to increase major giving.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of job-readiness, placement, and retention programs for difficult-to-employ DC residents.

Thrive DC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of the Employment Services Program which provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless adults in DC.

Transitional Housing Corporation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for the Employment Services Program which helps formerly homeless DC residents living in THC-supported and permanent housing to obtain and retain employment.

Urban Alliance Foundation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for the Alumni Services Program which helps disconnected DC youth transition to employment or job training.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail.

VW Associates

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support of educational, vocational training, and job placement programs for DC adults with a primary focus on ex-offenders.

Washington Literacy Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support of literacy and workplace readiness programs provided to low-literate DC adults.

Work Place DC

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

To support efforts to integrate workforce development services among DC service providers. This grant will be paid in 2011.

2009 $238,020

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the ACTDEAR program which provides job training and placement services to disabled DC immigrants.

Beyond Talent

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the Next Steps program that provides college & career counseling to interested DC adults upon GED/EDP graduation.

Byte Back

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

General operating support for computer training to low-income, unemployed, under-employed, and homeless DC adults.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides job training and support to DC women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$380
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Funds to be used to purchase “Basic Responsibilities for NonProfit Boards” pamphlet which will be used as part of Calvary’s board development project.

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the Services for Homeless Families Program which provides job readiness and job placement support to DC parents transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support for the Greater Washington Workforce Development Collaborative which is a coalition of 14 local and national funders committed to strengthening the area’s workforce development system to more effectively help low-income and low-skilled adults throughout the Greater DC Region obtain and retain living wage employment.

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of efforts that help DC workers improve working conditions and wages.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to DC immigrants.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support for literacy and re-entry programs provided to DC juveniles incarcerated in the DC Jail and federal prisons.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

To support the training and education of DC adults as home care aides.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

To provide transportation assistance to homeless adults in the DC Federal City Shelter who seek employment

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

General operating support of programs and services that help unemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$640
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support for membership to the Nonprofit Center Network and for two individuals to attend the annual conference in Washington, DC May 18-20, 2009.

Language ETC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

General support of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and computer training provided to the DC immigrant community.

N Street Village

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the Education and Employment Center which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.

Our Place DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the Employment Services Program which is provided to incarcerated and recently released DC women.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the Center’s Economic Empowerment Department’s job readiness, training, and placement programs provided to DC adults.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

$1 for $1 Challenge Grant to support the Next Steps Program which helps DC adults set and attain goals that include obtaining employment and participating in job training programs.

Thrive DC

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the Employment Services Program which provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless adults in DC.

Transitional Housing Corporation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support for the Employment Services Program which helps formerly homeless DC residents living in THC supported housing to obtain and retain employment.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail.

VW Associates

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

General operating support of educational, vocational training, and job placement programs for DC adults with a primary focus on ex-offenders.

Washington Literacy Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

General operating support of literacy programs provided to DC adults.

2008 $383,100

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support for educational and career counseling programs and services to low-income DC adults.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the ACTDEAR program which provides job training and placement services to disabled DC immigrants.

Beyond Talent

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support for programs that assist non-traditional DC high school graduates transition to post-secondary education or employment.

Brandywine Street Association

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for the Youth and Young Adult Work Study Program that provides GED preparation, job internships, and job placement to DC young adults in Washington Heights.

Brookings Greater Washington

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for the ‘Improving Youth Employment Services in Washington DC’ project which will identify a concrete set of recommendations on how to strengthen youth employment programs and services in DC.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides job training and support to DC women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for the Immigration Legal Services Program which helps low-income DC Latino immigrants apply for and maintain the legal right to work in the United States.

Children Having Opportunities In Changing Environments (C.H.O.I.C.E.)

Amount
$800
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to develop the organization’s first website.

Coalition for Economic Empowerment

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the Parent Empowerment Initiative which provides job readiness and job placement support to DC parents who reside in the Brookland Manor public housing complex.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

$5,000 outright and $5,000 as a 1:1 challenge grant to support the Legal Services Program which provides legal assistance and advice to low-wage DC workers on employment issues.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Capstone grant to support design, development, and installation of a new web-based database system that will enable DCEJC to better track clients, cases, and outcomes.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for the organization’s executive director to attend the Management Information Exchange workshop for new executive directors in Minneapolis, MN.

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of efforts that help DC workers improve working conditions and wages.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$9,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the Real Opportunity Program that provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless women and men in DC.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to send the executive director to the Nonprofit Leaders Boot camp in Portland, Oregon.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to DC immigrants.

First Time Computers

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support for program that trains DC youth how to refurbish computers and places graduates into employment.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for literacy and re-entry programs provided to DC juveniles incarcerated in the DC Jail and federal prisons.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to hire consultant to review logic model, revise data collection methods, and incorporate changes into the evaluation database.

Gospel Rescue Ministries

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for the Ready to Work Program which is a transitional program that provides job training, adult basic education, and job skills training to homeless men and women in DC.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support of programs and services that help unemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.

Language ETC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General support of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and computer training provided to the DC immigrant community.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support for educational programs provided to low-literacy DC adults.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

$5,000 outright general operating grant and a $5,000 $1 for $1 Challenge Grant to support programs and services that help unemployed and underemployed DC women design and market high-quality jewelry.

Mentoring Today

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for mentoring, advocacy, and re-entry services provided to young men returning to the DC community from juvenile detention at Oak Hill.

N Street Village

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the Rehabilitation and Employment Services Program which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support for programs that provide homeless DC women with job placement and support services.

Oromo Community Organization

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to hire a part-time employee who will provide English language training and job placement services to Oromo immigrants in the DC region.

Our Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the Employment Services Program which is provided to incarcerated and recently released DC women.

Parklands Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for the Moving On Program which provides life skills training, workshops, and job placement to adults in Ward 8.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the Job Training Center which provides vocational training, adult basic literacy, and job placement assistance to DC adults.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the Next Steps Program which helps DC adults set and attain goals that include obtaining employment and entering job training programs.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of job-readiness, placement, and retention programs for difficult-to-employ DC residents.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to send executive director to the STITCH conference in Guatemala.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support of educational, vocational training, and job placement programs for DC adults with a primary focus on ex-offenders.

Washington Literacy Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to provide adult literacy program to DC adults in Ward 7.

Wider Opportunities for Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Capstone grant to provide Career Connections and the DC Metro Area Self-Sufficiency Calculator to 100 DC adults seeking employment.

2007 $385,980

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the ACTDEAR program (ARRIBA Center Training the Disabled for Employment Adjustment and Reintegration) which provides work readiness and job retention support primarily to DC Hispanics who are physically or mentally disabled.

Beyond Talent

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Capstone grant to support salary of executive director. Program provides DC adult learners with college readiness preparation and career counseling.

Brandywine Street Association

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support to re-establish the Youth and Young Adult Work Study Program for DC residents in Washington Heights.

Bread for the City

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support for job physicals for uninsured DC adults seeking to obtain or retain employment.

Byte Back

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

1:1 challenge grant to support computer training to low-income, homeless, and underemployed DC adults and youth.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides job training and support to DC women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of staff development trainings to include women’s health, team building, and workshops on trauma and violence.

Capitol Hill Computer Corner

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Community Education Program that provides DC adults with computer training to help them prepare for the workplace.

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Services for Homeless Families Program which provides job readiness and job support to homeless DC adults transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Children Having Opportunities In Changing Environments (C.H.O.I.C.E.)

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Adult Career Program which provides job placement and support services to adults residing in Ward 8.

Crafts for Economic Empowerment

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Parent Empowerment Initiative which provides job readiness and job placement support to DC parents who reside in the Brookland Manor public housing complex.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Culinary Job Training program that prepares homeless District adults for careers in the food services industry.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

$2,500 outright and $5,000 as a 1:1 challenge grant to support the Legal Services Program which provides legal assistance and advice to low wage DC workers on employment matters.

DC Jobs Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Council’s efforts to improve the DC workforce development system.

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of efforts that help DC workers improve working conditions and wages.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Real Opportunity Program that provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless women and men in DC.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support for literacy and re-entry programs provided to juveniles incarcerated in the DC Jail and federal prisons.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of education and training of DC adults as home care aides.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of employment assistance services provided to residents at the DC Federal City Shelter.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of job readiness, placement, and Move Up programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Life Pathways

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of Empowerment for Success program that prepares DC adults for participation in home care aide certification classes.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support for literacy programs provided to DC adults.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support to send Literacy Volunteer staff to the Pro-Literacy Worldwide Annual Conference, November 7-10, 2007 in Alexandria, VA.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

General operating support for programs and services that help unemployed and Underemployed DC women design and market high-quality jewelry.

Mentoring Today

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support for mentoring and advocacy services provided to young men returning to the DC community from juvenile detention at Oak Hill.

Mentoring Today

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of trip to New Orleans for CEO to learn best practices on how to engage caregivers and families in a juvenile’s rehabilitation.

N Street Village

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Rehabilitation and Employment Services Program which helps homeless women in DC obtain and retain employment.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

General operating support for programs that provide homeless DC women with job placement and support services.

Our Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the employment program which provides skills assessments, job readiness, case management, and job placement to DC women who are ex-offenders.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Job Training Center which provides vocational training, adult basic literacy, and job placement assistance to DC adults.

Prison Outreach Ministry

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Welcome Home Prisoner Re-entry Program that matches mentors with DC ex-offenders to assist them with re-entry needs which include obtaining employment.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

1:1 challenge grant to support employment and career counseling services provided to homeless DC women.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$980
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of a two-year membership to BoardSource and the purchase of a complete set of BoardSource publications.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Resource Fund which benefits homeless men in the job-readiness program at Mickey Leland Place in DC.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of GED preparation, job-readiness training, and job placement programs for Ward 8 adults.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of job-readiness, placement, and retention programs for difficult-to-employ DC residents.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support for the Drop-In Center which provides employment assistance and general support to men and women upon release from the DC jail.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support for membership in the Foundation Center’s Associates Program and membership in the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

General operating support of educational and vocational training programs for DC adults with a primary focus on ex-offenders.

VW Associates

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Capstone grant to help support executive director to attend the People to People’s conference in South Africa that discussed re-entry issues for ex-offenders.

Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support for the Access to Employment Project which works to remove employment barriers faced by adult men residing in DC emergency shelters.

Washington Literacy Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support to expand adult literacy programs to DC adults in Wards 7 and 8.

Wider Opportunities for Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2007

Support of the Connections to Careers program that assists DC adults in Wards 7 and 8 to develop and implement career action plans.

2006 $396,780

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

General support of educational programs for low-income DC adults.

ARCH Training Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the adult basic literacy program provided to participants in the DC Fatherhood Initiative.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the ACTDEAR program (ARRIBA Center Training the Disabled for Employment Adjustment and Reintegration) which provides work readiness and job retention support primarily to DC Hispanics who are physically or mentally disabled.

Bread for the City

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support for job physicals for uninsured DC adults seeking to obtain or retain employment.

Byte Back

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

1:1 Challenge grant to support computer training to low-income, homeless, and underemployed DC adults and youth.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides job training and support to women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of staff development trainings to include women’s health, team building, and workshops on trauma and violence.

Capitol Hill Computer Corner

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Community Education Program that provides computer training to DC adults.

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Services for Homeless Families Program which provides job readiness and job support to homeless DC adults.

Carlos Rosario International Career Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Capstone grant to help support a pilot Certified Nurses’s Aide (CNA) Program targeted primarily toward DC immigrants.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support for the Immigration Legal Services Program which helps low-income DC Latino immigrants apply for and maintain the legal right to work in the United States.

Crafts for Economic Empowerment

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

To support the Parent Empowerment Initiative which provides job readiness and job placement support to DC parents who reside in the Brookland Manor public housing complex.

DC Appleseed Center for Law and Justice

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support to develop and implement a workforce intermediary model for the Anacostia Waterfront Development Project.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Culinary Job Training program that prepares homeless District adults for careers in the food services industry.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

$5,000 outright and $2,500 as a 1:1 challenge grant to support the Legal Services Program which helps low wage DC workers secure, retain, and regain employment.

DC Jobs Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Council’s efforts to improve the DC workforce development system.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Real Opportunity Program that provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless women and men in DC.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$280
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Funds to be used for executive director to attend Smart Start: A Series for New Washington Area Executive Directors at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the computer training program for DC immigrants.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

General operating support for literacy program provided to juveniles at the DC Jail.

Gospel Rescue Ministries

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the School of Tomorrow which provides literacy and job training to homeless adults in DC.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

$3,000 1:1 Challenge grant and $3,000 outright to support education and training of DC adults as home care aides.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

To provide support for the Employment Readiness Program for homeless adults at the DC Federal City Shelter.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of job readiness, placement, and Move Up programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Language ETC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

General operating support of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs provided to the DC immigrant community.

Language ETC

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Two mini-grants awarded: $216: Funds to be used for executive director to attend Smart Start: A Series for New Washington Area Executive Directors at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement. $784: Funds to be used for membership in the Alliance for Nonprofit Management and to attend the Alliance’s Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA.

Life Pathways

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of life skills classes that prepare DC adults for participation in home care aide certification classes.

Life Pathways

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Funds to be used to create the agency’s web-site.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support for One-on-One Tutoring Program and the Learning Disabilities Initiative provided to DC adults.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

General operating support for programs and services that help unemployed and underemployed DC women design and market high-quality jewelry.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

To support the Bridge and Teen Programs which provide literacy and job skills training to DC youth.

Metropolitan Delta Adult Literacy Council

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Funds to be used to send the Office Manager and ABE Program Director to the ProLiteracy Worldwide Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Employment Services Program that helps DC immigrants develop English literacy and employment skills.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

General operating support for programs that provide homeless DC women with job placement and support services.

Our Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of services that assist DC women who are incarcerated or newly released to the community to find employment.

Our Place

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

To support a board development retreat.

Parklands Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

To support the Parent Support Center that provides employment services to at-risk DC adults in Ward 8.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Economic Empowerment Program that provides adult literacy, job readiness, and job training to DC residents.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of employment and career counseling services provided to homeless DC women.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Next Steps Program which helps participants set and attain goals that include employment and training.

Shaw EcoVillage

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Chain Reaction program which provides job training and employment opportunities to DC youth.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Resource Fund which benefits homeless men in the job-readiness program at Mickey Leland Place in DC.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

To support GED preparation, job-readiness training, and job placement programs for Ward 8 adults.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

General operating support of programs that provide job-readiness, job placement, and two years of follow-up support for low-income DC adults.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

General operating support of educational and vocational training programs for DC adults with a primary focus on ex-offenders.

2005 $368,411

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General support of educational programs for low-income DC adults.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the ACTDEAR program which provides work readiness and job retention support to DC Hispanics who are physically or mentally disabled.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$900
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support development and launch of website and for membership to the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Barracks Row Main Street

Amount
$960
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support web site update and enhancement.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support for computer training to low-income, unemployed and/or under-employed DC adults.

Byte Back

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support memberships to WORC, DC Learns, Center for Nonprofit Advancement, DC Chamber of Commerce, and the DC Technology Council.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides training and support to women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support legal services to obtain residency and work permits for Latin American immigrants in DC.

Crafts for Economic Empowerment

Amount
$11,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To provide support for a pilot job preparation and placement program for 10 DC parents at Brookland Manor.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support the Legal Services Program for DC residents.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Real Opportunity Program that provides internships, job readiness, and placement to homeless women in DC.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support for executive director to attend the Georgetown University’s Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the computer training program for DC immigrants.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support for literacy program provided to juveniles at the DC jail.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support the training and education of DC adults as home care aides.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To provide support for the Employment Readiness Program for homeless adults at the DC Federal City Shelter.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of job readiness, placement, and Move Up programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$795
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of memberships to WORC and the DC Chamber of Commerce, a subscription to the Washington Business Journal, and website expansion.

Kidsafe

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Job Training and Placement Program for low-income DC adults.

Language ETC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support of ESL program provided to the DC immigrant community.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support for programs and services that help unemployed and underemployed DC women design and market high-quality jewelry.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support the Bridge and Teen Programs which provide literacy and job skills training to DC youth.

Metropolitan Delta Adult Literacy Council

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support sending two staff persons to the 2005 ProLiteracy Worldwide Conference in Tucson, Arizona.

N Street Village

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Rehabilitation and Employment Services Program which is provided to homeless women in DC.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Employment Services Program that helps DC Latinos develop employment skills.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support for programs that provide homeless DC women with job placement support services.

Newcomer Community Service Center

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support the Employment Program that provides job readiness and placement services to DC immigrants.

Our Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Employment Services Program that provides services for DC women who are incarcerated or newly released to the community.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Job Training Center which provides vocational training and GED preparation to DC adults.

Prison Outreach Ministry

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Welcome Home Prisoner Re-entry Program that provides mentors to ex-offenders transitioning back into DC.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Job Training and Employment /Career Counseling Program provided to homeless DC women.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support the Next Steps Program which is a job-readiness and employment program for DC residents.

Shaw EcoVillage

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support to send program director to Georgetown University’s Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate program.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Resource Fund which benefits homeless men in the job-readiness program at Mickey Leland Place.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support GED preparation, job-readiness training, and job placement programs for Ward 8 adults.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support of programs that provide job-readiness, job placement, and two years of follow-up support for low-income DC adults.

Suited for Change

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Program that assists DC women to obtain and retain employment.

Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Helping Hands Program that assists survivors and their families in DC with jobs skills, language, or cultural training.

Urban Alliance Foundation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Health Alliance Program which prepares low-income DC adults between the ages of 18-25 for careers as registered nurses.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support of educational and vocational training programs for DC adults with a primary focus on ex-offenders.

VW Associates

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support for two staff to attend development conference and for memberships in the DC Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Trade.

Wider Opportunities for Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of pilot project of Career Connections to low-income DC women.

2004 $355,316

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the External Diploma Program for low-income DC residents.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support training and supportive services to help disabled Hispanic DC residents re-enter the workforce.

Barracks Row Main Street

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the jobs initiative program that matches DC welfare-to-work individuals with job openings on 8th Street SE.

Bread for the City

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support for job physicals for uninsured DC adults.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To provide general operating support for computer training program for DC residents.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support legal services to obtain residency and work permits for Latin American immigrants in DC.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Final payment on a four-year endowment challenge grant to support social service and job training programs for homeless and at-risk DC adults.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To provide assistance for three staff persons to attend the Social Enterprise Alliance Membership Conference in San Francisco.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Legal Services Program for DC residents.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Food Services Employment Program for homeless men and women.

Dress for Success

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Professional Women’s Group that provides support and assistance to newly employed DC residents.

Heads-Up/University Neighborhood Initiative

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Parent Partner Program which hires and trains low-income DC parents and helps them acquire and strengthen employment skills.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the training and education of DC adults as home care aides.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the agency’s strategic planning initiative.

Hope House

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support website update and enhancement.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To provide general operating support for the Employment Readiness Program for homeless adults at the DC Federal City Shelter.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support job readiness, placement, and Move Up programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Kidsafe

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Childcare and Family Support Training Program and the Preparing for Success Job Readiness Training Program for DC adults.

KidSafe

Amount
$956
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support sending the office administrator to a two-day web-site development and maintenance workshop.

Language ETC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the volunteer coordinator who manages volunteer ESL instructors and the organization’s job bank for DC immigrants.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

General support for literacy programs and services for DC adults.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support website update and enhancement.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

General operating support for programs and services that help unemployed and underemployed DC women design and market high-quality jewelry.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Bridge and Teen Programs which provide literacy and job skills training to DC youth.

Metropolitan Delta Adult Literacy Council

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support sending two staff persons to the 2004 ProLiteracy Worldwide Conference in Oklahoma City.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of the Employment Services Program that helps DC Latinos develop employment skills.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support membership in the Association of Fundraising Professionals

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

General operating support for programs that provide homeless DC women with job placement support services.

Newcomer Community Service Center

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Employment Program that provides job readiness and placement services to the DC immigrant population.

Our Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of the Employment Services Program that provides services for DC women who are incarcerated or newly released to the community.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of the Job Training Center which provides vocational training and GED preparation to DC adults.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of the Center’s in-house stipend program which provides job-readiness training to homeless DC women.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support sending five staff members to courses/workshops at the Washington Council of Agencies and the Foundation Center.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Next Steps Program which is a job-readiness and employment program for DC residents.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To provide support of four projects: Educational Fundraising Enhancement, Volunteer Management Training, Fundraising Software Training, and Board Development Training.

Shaw EcoVillage

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of the Chain Reaction Program which trains DC youth in bike maintenance and repair and provides job-readiness skills training.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of the Resource Fund which benefits homeless men in the job-readiness program at Mickey Leland Place.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support GED preparation, job-readiness training, and job placement programs for Ward 8 adults.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

General operating support of programs that provide job-readiness, job placement, and two years of follow-up support for DC adults.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To help send staff to the annual conference of the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) in Portland, Oregon.

Suited for Change

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Personal and Professional Development Program that provides job-readiness training and on-going support to newly employed DC women.

Suited for Change

Amount
$800
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support staff training on E-Tapestry, the organization’s new database.

Transitional Housing Corporation

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Employment Services Program for formerly homeless families residing in transitional housing in DC.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of educational and vocational training programs for DC adult ex-offenders.

VW Associates

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To provide support for development of a new website and membership in the DC Chamber of Commerce.

2003 $315,900

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support the External Diploma Program for low-income DC residents.

Based in Love Ministries

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support bookkeeping and accounting training for at-risk DC youth, especially foster care youth.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

$5,000 general operating support for computer training to at-risk DC adults and youth and $10,000 as a 1:1 challenge grant for general operating support.

Calvary Bilingual Multicultural Learning Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support the Center’s Child Development Associate certification training program for low-income and immigrant DC adults.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support legal services to obtain residency and work permits for Latin American immigrants in DC.

Children’s Foundation

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To provide support for Building Blocks for Better Baby Care, a child care training program for in-home service providers in DC.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Third payment on a four-year challenge grant for an endowment to support social service and job training programs for homeless and at-risk DC adults.

ConquestHouse

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of the Reintegration of Ex-Offenders Project which provides job readiness and life skills training to ex-offenders in DC.

DC CentralKitchen

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To provide general support for the food service training program for homeless and low-income DC residents.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management services to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

$5,000 in support of computer lab development that will provide computer training to DC immigrants and $5,000 as a 1:1 challenge grant for support of the computer lab.

Gospel Rescue Ministries

Amount
$4,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To purchase Smart Board for computer training lab.

Heads-Up/University Neighborhood Initiative

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support the Parent Partner Program which hires and trains low-income DC parents and assists them to acquire and strengthen employment skills.

Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support “Going Square: Tips for making it out of the Game,” a job-readiness and skills development series for sex workers.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

General support for the education and training of DC adults as home care aides.

Hope House

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To provide funds to initiate support group meetings throughout the city for returning DC ex-offenders.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To provide general operating support for the Employment Readiness Program for homeless adults at the DC Federal City Shelter.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support job readiness, placement, and Move Up programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Language ETC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support hiring a coordinator who will manage volunteer ESL instructors and the organization’s job bank for DC immigrants.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

1:1 challenge grant to support tutoring program for DC adult learners.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support program that helps DC at-risk women operate a small business producing high-end jewelry.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support the Bridge and Teen Programs which provide literacy as well as pre-employment and job skills training to DC youth.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To provide job training, ESL classes, and job readiness workshops to low-income and homeless Hispanic men and women.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$7,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of transportation costs for formerly homeless women in transition.

Notre Dame Education Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

General support of literacy programs to adult learners residing in Northeast and Southeast DC.

Our Place

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of pre-and post-release programs and services for DC women who are incarcerated or newly released to the community.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of the Job Training Center which provides vocational training and GED preparation to DC adults.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$7,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support job readiness and placement for DC adults in recovery who reside in transitional housing.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support Next Step which is a job readiness and employment program for DC residents.

Shaw EcoVillage

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of the Chain Reaction Program which trains DC youth and adults in bike maintenance and repair.

SoOthersMightEat(SOME)

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of the Resource Fund which benefits homeless men in the job-readiness program at Joshua House and Leland Place.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support GED preparation, job readiness, and assisted placement programs for Ward 8 residents.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

$15,000 general operating support for job readiness, placement, and follow-up for the difficult-to-employ in DC and $10,000 as a 1:1 challenge grant for operating support.

Transitional Housing Corporation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support employment services for formerly homeless families residing in transitional housing in DC.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of educational and vocational training programs for hard-to-serve DC adults.

Workforce Organizations for Regional Collaboration (WORC)

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of the “One Click Clearinghouse”, a web-based system that matches job vacancies with nonprofit service providers and to support WORC’s membership development.

YWCA – National Capital Area

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To supplement tuition cost for low-income District of Columbia residents enrolled in the Practical Nursing Program at the YWCA/Harrison Center for Career Education.

2002 $372,500

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support adult education, GED, and EDP preparation classes for low-income DC residents.

Alexandria Seaport Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

Cap-stone grant to support boat building and life skills training for at-risk DC youth.

Alliance of Concerned Men

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support pilot building trades program for ex-offenders and hard-to-employ DC residents.

Based in Love Ministries

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support bookkeeping and accounting training for at-risk DC youth, especially foster care youth.

Bell Multicultural Career Intern Program

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support the computer-assisted drawing (CAD) and the building trades programs for immigrant and refugee DC high school students.

Bread for the City

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support free job physicals for DC residents who have no other access to health care.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support beginning to advanced computer training for homeless and low-income DC residents.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support legal services to obtain residency and work permits for Latin American immigrants in DC.

Children’s Foundation

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To provide support for Building Blocks for Better Baby Care, a child care training program for in-home service providers in DC.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$30,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

Second payment on a four-year challenge grant for social service and job training programs ($25,000) and $5,000 to support job readiness and skill training for DC residents.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To provide general support for the food service training program for homeless and low-income DC residents.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support food service training for homeless women in the District of Columbia.

Emmaus Services for the Aging

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To provide home repairs for low-income DC seniors in conjunction with Youthbuild and ARCH.

Excel Institute

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To provide support for automotive repair training program for DC at-risk youth.

Gospel Rescue Ministries

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To provide support for literacy and job readiness/skills training to low-income and homeless adults in DC.

Heads-Up/University Neighborhood Initiative

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To help provide stipends for low-income AmeriCorps parents serving as after school tutors, summer program instructors, and parent liaisons in DC.

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support on-the-job training in building trades for low-income DC residents.

Jobs Partnership of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support literacy, life skills and job placement assistance for adult learners.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support job readiness, placement, and Move Up programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

KidSafe

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To provide assistance for employment training and support for DC neighborhood residents.

Life Skills Center

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support job readiness and placement programs for handicapped DC adults.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$10,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support one-on-one tutoring program for DC adult learners.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To provide transportation costs to job interviews, meetings, and educational programs for formerly homeless District of Columbia women living in a transitional setting.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To provide general support for training and GED programs for low-income DC residents.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To provide general operating support for education and training for homeless women in DC.

Safe Haven Outreach Ministry

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support employment training for families in transitional housing in DC.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$9,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support job readiness and placement for individuals in recovery residing in transitional housing in DC.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To provide support for a resource fund for formerly homeless men in transitional housing in DC.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support GED preparation, job readiness, and assisted placement programs for Ward 8 residents.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support job readiness, placement, and follow-up for the difficult-to-employ in DC.

Transitional Housing Corporation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support employment services for formerly homeless families residing in transitional housing in DC.

Vehicles for Change

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2002

To support the start-up of a low-cost car program for low-income and newly employed DC residents.

2001 $419,200

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

Support for adult education and GED preparation classes for low-income DC residents.

Anacostia Community Outreach Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the Employment Assistance program for low and no-income SE residents.

ARCH Training Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support GED and skill training for out-of-school youth east of the Anacostia River.

Barracks Row Main Street

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the job-readiness and job training for unemployed and low-income SE residents.

Bell Multicultural Career Intern Program

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To help sustain the computer-assisted drawing (CAD) program and to support education in the building trades for immigrant and refugee DC high school students.

Bread for the City

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support free job physicals for DC residents who have no other access to health care.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

For support of computer training at various DC locations for homeless and low-income adults and youth.

Carlos Rosario International Career Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To help support the intermediate English-as-a-Second Language classes for adult immigrants in the District of Columbia.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$35,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

First payment on a four-year challenge grant for social service and job training programs ($25,000) and $10,000 to the Employment Services Program for DC unemployed.

Community Preservation and Development Corporation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the education and job-training programs at Edgewood Terrace in NE.

ConquestHouse

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To provide job-readiness and life-skills training for unemployed and low-income ex-offenders in the District of Columbia.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the Food Service Training program for unemployed City residents.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the food preparation and service training program for homeless DC women.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the orientation, job training and placement programs for DC resident immigrants from Africa.

Foundation for International Community Assistance

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the small-loan program to allow low-income DC residents to start or expand a small business.

Heads-Up/University Neighborhood Initiative

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To help provide stipends for low-income District of Columbia AmeriCorps parents participating in the tutoring and parent-liaison programs operating in six Wards of the city.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

General support for the education and training of service personnel at this only sliding fee home-care provider in DC.

Institute for Local Self -Reliance

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist in supporting on-the-job training for low-income building trades and home construction workers in Ward 5.

Jobs Partnership of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the education and job-readiness training for low and no-income DC residents.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To help support the work-readiness and job-placement programs and assist the Move Up program for unemployed women and men in DC.

KidSafe

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the job training in child care and family support programs for low-income DC parents.

Life Skills Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the job training and placement for mildly disabled low-income DC minority language adults.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

A challenge grant for program support at this multi-service facility serving low and no-income District children, youth and adults.

Metropolitan Delta Adult Literacy Council

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the Free Your Mind adult literacy and GED program for DC parents of Head Start children and other DC adult learners.

National Capital Area YWCA

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the training program for the Practical Nursing Program for low-income District residents.

National Latinas’ Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the Technology Training Program for low-income DC women and teens.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the Employment Services Training program including Food Handlers Certification for low-income DC residents.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$7,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To provide transportation costs to job interviews, meetings and educational programs for formerly homeless District of Columbia women living in a transitional setting.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the job training programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Pilgrim Community Outreach Corporation

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support job-retention programs for DC welfare-to-work participants at this highly rated outreach and job-placement program.

Proyecto Nino

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the start-up of a Culinary Arts Training Program for District of Columbia low-income adult members of families served by the children’s program.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the computer training, job-readiness and employment program for participants at Rachael’s Center, a day center in the District for homeless women.

Salomon Zelaya Rehabilitation Center

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the English-as-a-Second Language and basic education program for homeless DC Hispanic men.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$9,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the New Hope Initiative, a DC job-readiness and job-training program for men in a residential recovery setting.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To help support the Next Steps program that includes literacy and job readiness for low-income City residents.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

For a resource fund at Joshua and Leland Houses, transitional housing for men in recovery in the District of Columbia.

Spanish Catholic Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the Microsoft Office 2000 certified training program for low-income DC residents.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support this job-readiness, assisted placement and two year follow-up program for the difficult-to-employ.

Urban Family Institute

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support adult education and job training for low-income DC residents.

VW Associates

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To provide required equipment for cable installation and maintenance for former offenders and other at-risk DC residents in training.

2000 $483,440

Academy of Hope

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

Support for adult education and GED preparation classes for low-income DC residents.

Bell Multicultural Career Intern Program

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help initiate the computer-assisted drawing (CAD) program and to support education in the building trades for high-school students.

Bread for the City

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support free job physicals for DC residents who have no other access to health care.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

For support of computer training at various DC locations for homeless and low-income adults and youth.

Children’s Foundation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help support a training program for in-home childcare providers.

Clean and Pure Kids

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support the job-readiness and job-placement program for foster-care youth.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$100,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist in the completion of a service center for families and children in DC.

Community Preservation and Development Corporation

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help support education and job-training programs at Edgewood Terrace.

DC Developing Families Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help fund the training of Birth Center Assistants to work with the Nurse-Midwives at the birth center.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the food preparation and service training program for homeless women.

East of the River Community Development Corporation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To provide technical assistance to new small businesses in Ward 8.

Enterprise Foundation

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support the Community Employment Alliance established to formulate strategies and implement programs to create an effective job-opportunity system for the economically disadvantaged in DC.

Families Forward

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help provide basic literacy training for low-income and unemployed job seekers.

Garden Family and Child Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To provide professional development opportunities for low-income teachers’ assistants.

Gospel Rescue Ministries

Amount
$5,440
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist The School of Tomorrow in providing literacy education and computer training for homeless and low-income people.

Growing Together

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support tutoring training to create career ladder opportunities for low-income, after-school child care workers.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help address the tutoring and support services needs of low-income home-care trainees.

Institute for Local Self -Reliance

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist in supporting on-the-job training for low-income building trades and home construction workers in Ward 5.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the job-placement and retention support program for unemployed and low-income DC residents.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help support the work readiness and job-placement programs and assist the Move Up program for unemployed women and men in DC.

KidSafe

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist job training in child care and family support for low-income DC parents.

Latin American Youth Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support the job readiness and computer training program for youth in DC.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$10,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

General support for this adult basic literacy tutoring program serving DC residents.

Mainstream

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist with job support and placement for people with disabilities.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help support the pre-employment and job-readiness program for youth.

Metropolitan Delta Adult Literacy Council

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the Free Your Mind adult literacy and GED program for DC parents of children participating in HeadStart.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the Employment Services Training program including Food Handlers Certification for low-income DC residents.

Notre Dame Education Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support adult education and basic computer literacy programs for low-income and unemployed persons.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

For equipment and general support of the job training facility for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$3,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support the in-house job-readiness and employment program for participants in Rachael’s Center, a day center in the District for homeless women.

Safe Haven Outreach Ministry

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support literacy education, job readiness and computer training for dually and triply diagnosed, formerly homeless, Safe Haven program participants in residential recovery facilities.

Salomon Zelaya Rehabilitation Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the English-as-a-Second Language and basic education program for homeless Hispanic men.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the New Hope Initiative, a DC job-readiness and job-training program for men in a residential recovery setting.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help support the Next Steps program that includes literacy and job readiness for low-income DC residents.

See Forever

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help support the job-training, life-skills and education programs for at-risk and adjudicated youth in the District of Columbia.

Spanish Catholic Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the Microsoft Office 2000 certified training for low-income DC residents.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To provide assistance to this job-readiness, assisted placement and two year follow-up program for the difficult-to-employ.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To purchase up-to-date equipment and software for the computer training program for former offenders and other at-risk DC residents.

Washington Project

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support business education training and a micro-credit program for residents of Ward 8.

YWCA of the National Capital Area

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the pre-enrollment preparation program for non-traditional job training serving low-income women.

1999 $304,908

Academy of Hope

Amount
$5,660
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

Support for adult education and GED preparation classes for low-income DC residents.

Bread for the City

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support free job physicals for DC residents who have no other access to health care.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

For support of computer training at various DC locations for homeless and low-income adults and youth.

Capital Hill Group Ministry (STRIVE)

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

A three-to-one challenge grant toward the establishment in the District of Columbia of STRIVE DC, a job-readiness program, for the difficult-to-employ.

Carlos Rosario International Career Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support Intermediate English-as-a-Second Language courses for low-income adults and youth.

Children’s Foundation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To help support a training program for in-home childcare providers.

Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support the provision of job readiness and skills training for homeless men and women in the District of Columbia.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

The final year of a two-year capstone grant (total: $100,000) to support the campaign to provide services for forty homeless families and children in DC.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To assist the food preparation and service training program for homeless women.

Enterprise Development International

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support business education training and a micro credit program for residents of Ward 8.

Enterprise Foundation

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

The final year of a three-year grant (total: $75,000) to support the Community Employment Alliance being established to formulate strategies and implement programs to create an effective job-opportunity system for the economically disadvantaged in D.C.

Excel Institute

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support GED preparation, occupational and skills training for adjudicated youth fourteen to seventeen years of age.

Family Place

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

General support of the literacy, ESL and GED preparation program for low-income families in DC.

Green Door

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To assist in the support of the food-service training program for men and women who are Green Door members with mental and/or physical impairments.

Heads-Up/University Neighborhood Initiative

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support training, supervision and stipends for eighteen low-income parents assisting schools in all areas of the District.

House of Ruth

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To assist in funding a Jobs Coach for the Supported Employment Program for formerly homeless and abused women who are residents in a House of Ruth facility.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support the expansion of the building maintenance and construction training program for residents of Ward 8.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To assist in supporting the job placement and Move Up programs for unemployed women and men in DC.

Latin American Youth Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support the Giant Steps and Young Adult Job Readiness and Placement program for youth in DC.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

General support for the adult literacy tutoring program serving DC residents.

National Latinas’ Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To assist the Enrichment Program’s computer training for senior high school Latinas, all of whom have mentors provided by the Council.

Neighborhood Learning Options

Amount
$11,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support GED preparation for neighborhood residents.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$3,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support the in-house job-readiness and employment program for participants in Rachael’s Center, a day center in the District for homeless women.

Salomon Zelaya Rehabilitation Center

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To assist in the English-as-a-Second Language and basic education program for homeless Hispanic men.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$8,048
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support the New Hope Initiative, a DC job-readiness and job-training program for men in a residential recovery setting.

Search for Common Ground

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To assist in initiating this start-up program for construction careers for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

See Forever

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To help support the job training, life skills and education programs for adjudicated youth in the District of Columbia.

Skills Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To help support the Independent Living Program that provides job-readiness training, skills training and job placement for mildly retarded and/or disabled District residents who have limited English.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To provide a resource fund for men in transition.

1998 $328,660

Academy of Hope

Amount
$5,660
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

For support of the adult education and GED preparation classes for low income DC residents.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

For support of computer training at various DC locations for homeless and low-income DC residents.

Calvary Bilingual Multicultural Learning Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

For the early childhood training certification costs for low-income DC residents and the fees of an early childhood training consultant.

Capital Commitment

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To help support telecommunications training for adult low-income men and women in DC.

Capital Hill Group Ministry (STRIVE)

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

A three-to-one challenge grant toward the establishment in the District of Columbia of STRIVE, a job-readiness program, for the difficult-to-employ.

Children’s Foundation

Amount
$3,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To assist in the support of “Building Blocks for Better Baby Care: A Family Care Perspective”, a training program for in-home childcare providers.

Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support the provision of job readiness and skill training for homeless men and women in the District of Columbia.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$75,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

The first year of a two-year capstone grant (total: $100,000) to support the campaign to provide services for forty additional homeless families and children in DC.

Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness

Amount
$9,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

The provide funds for participation costs in the welfare-to-work training program for low-income heads of households in the District.

ConquestHouse

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support the life skills and job training for ex-offenders in DC.

Davis Memorial Goodwill Industries

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To provide start-up costs for the Mobile Custodial Unit that will assist persons with disabilities in reaching various work sites.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To help in providing case management for participants in the job training program.

Doe Fund/Ready Willing and Able, DC

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support job readiness training, skill training and employment for homeless men and women in DC.

East of the River Community Development Corporation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To initiate the “Incubator-Without-Walls” to develop the skills and qualifications of local tradesmen and to establish a person/organization/trade database for referrals.

Enterprise Development International

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support a start-up program of business education and a micro credit program for residents of Ward 8.

Enterprise Foundation

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

The second year of a three-year grant (total: $75,000) to support the Community Employment Alliance being established to formulate strategies and implement programs to create an effective job-opportunity system for the economically disadvantaged in the District of Columbia.

For Love of Children

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

Scholarships for educational and vocational training for residents of Hope and a Home, a family stabilization program that provides low-cost accommodations for DC families moving from unemployment and homeless.

Friendship House

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To purchase kitchen equipment for a food service training program for low-income or unemployed community residents.

Garden Family and Child Care Center

Amount
$2,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support continuing education for low-income teachers’ assistants.

Gospel Rescue Ministries

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To help support the School of Tomorrow, which provides GED preparation, job readiness support, commercial drivers’ license training and Byte Back! computer training to low-income and homeless persons in DC.

Green Door

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To assist in the support of the food-service training program for men and women who are Green Door members with mental and/or physical impairments.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support continuing education for DC residents to improve skills and economic prospects as Home Care Aides.

Hope Housing

Amount
$3,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support Hope Training, a job readiness and job placement program for residents of the Community of Hope, a DC shelter for homeless families.

House of Ruth

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To assist in funding the Supported Employment Service Program for formerly homeless and abused women who are residents in a House of Ruth facility.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To assist in supporting the job placement and Move Up program for unemployed women and men in DC.

Life Skills Center

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To help support the Independent Living Program that provides job readiness training, skill training and job placement for mildly retarded and/or disabled District residents, who have limited English.

Lydia’s House

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To purchase computer software for skill testing in this computer training and job readiness program for unemployed and low-income DC women.

Metropolitan Delta Adult Literacy Council

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support the Free Your Mind adult literacy and GED preparation program for DC residents.

National Capital Area YWCA

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To provide scholarships for low-income District heads of households to participate in the Home Health Aide training program that leads to certification.

Paradise Builders

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To help support the Breaking Barriers Program, a landscape training program for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$2,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support the in-house job readiness and employment program for participants in Rachael’s Center, a day center in the District for homeless women.

Safe Haven Outreach Ministry

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To help fund the salary of an Education and Training Coordinator to initiate an education and job training program. Safe Haven provides housing, detoxification and some medical services for dually and triply diagnosed homeless persons in the District of Columbia.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support the New Hope Initiative, a DC job readiness and job training program for men in a residential recovery setting.

VW Associates

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To assist this District of Columbia job readiness, computer training and job placement program for ex-offenders.

1997 $111,000

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$75,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1997

A capstone grant to support the campaign to construct a new building which will accommodate service expansion to homeless families and children in the District of Columbia.

Enterprise Foundation

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1997

The first year of a three-year grant (total: $75,000) to support the Community Employment Alliance being established to formulate strategies and implement programs to create an effective job opportunity system for the economically disadvantaged in the District of Columbia.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1997

For support of the pre-employment and job training program for District teenagers participating in the activities of Martha’s Table.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1997

For a resource fund to assist the employment program for District homeless men in recovery.

1996 $163,000

Academy of Hope

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of six low-income/homeless adult District residents in GED preparation, literacy and computer training.

ARCH Training Center

Amount
$4,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the Youthbuild Preparation program which provides academic assistance to young people (16 to 24 years old) so that they may qualify for participation in the academic, vocational and employment training at Youthbuild.

Beacon House Community Ministry

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of training/intern program for community residents.

Capital Commitment

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For general support of the telecommunications training school and placement program for the economically disadvantaged.

Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the street outreach program to locate homeless individuals living in the upper northwest area of the District. This program is a crucial component in helping homeless men and women move into employment training and job search in assistance programs.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the Assistant Chef Training Program at 3rd & Eats Restaurant which offers low-income and homeless individuals an opportunity to gain food service skills and prepare for full-time employment.

Computer Reclamation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of two computer repair trainees and provision of five personal computers to nonprofit organizations designated by Jovid.

Conquest House

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the development of an Aftercare Center for ex-offenders.

Consortium for Services to Homeless Families (ConServe)

Amount
$4,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the Employment and Training Center which includes computer training, GED preparation, employment training, job readiness preparation, a job bank and referral services program serving mainly low-income single-parent, female heads of households.

Davis Memorial Goodwill Industries

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the establishment of a pest control training program and business for six people with disabilities or other barriers to employment.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of a program for unemployed individuals in basic food preparation skills, with the goal of employment in the food service industry.

DC Private Industry Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of a Business Development Coordinator for an Employment and Training Division which trains and places economically disadvantaged Washington, D.C. residents.

Delta Adult Literacy Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the “Free Your Mind” adult literacy program which serves 300 parents of Headstart children.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of a food services training program for homeless women.

Doe Fund, New York, New York

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the Ready, Willing and Able Washington Project, which provides outreach, case management, job training and placement for “ready, willing and able” homeless persons.

East of the River Community Development Corporation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the Community Marketplace, a full-service retail incubator to assist start-up businesses in Ward 8.

Food & Friends

Amount
$3,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of an employment/internship for a member of the Green Door which prepares the mentally ill to work and live independently. Food and Friends provides home-delivered meals, groceries and nutritional counseling to the HIV community.

Garden Family & Child Care Center

Amount
$2,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of additional training for three low-income teachers’ assistants who have children in care at the Center.

Homemaker Health Aide Service of the National Capital Area

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of scholarships to District residents for homemaker health aide training.

Indochinese Community Center

Amount
$5,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

A matching grant to support hospitality industry employment training and placement for immigrants and refugees.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the Jobs Friends Network which provides one year of continued resources for 600 working participants to help them move into second-level, out-of-poverty employment positions.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the pre-employment and job training program for teenagers participating in the activities of Martha’s Table.

Multicultural Career Intern Program

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the addition of training units on masonry and plumbing to the Carpentry, Renovation, and Entrepreneurship Program for students at Bell Multicultural High School, a DC public school.

National Capital Area YWCA

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For scholarship support of low-income District residents attending the HArrison Center for Career Education in the Licensed Practical Nursing and Home Health Aide Programs.

North Capital Neighborhood Development

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of a construction training program for Lorton inmates.

Paradise Builders

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of Seeds to Deeds, a new landscaping business for training program graduates in this low-income neighborhood in northeast Washington, D.C.

Public Allies

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of an “Ally” to serve at For Love Of Children (FLOC) which provides foster care placement. An Ally is from 18 to 20 years of age, serving full time for 10 months, as an apprentice in a community-based nonprofit organization.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$2,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of a transitional job training position for homeless and formerly homeless women.

SCHOOL/WORK Foundation

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the Summer Enrichment program, a six-week summer program for low-income middle school students.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For a resource fund to assist the employment program for homeless men in recovery.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of a Student Counselor/Advocate for the Moms and Tots Program which provides GED training to low-income mothers in Anacostia.

Training

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

General support for transition into a larger nonprofit organization of this employment and training program serving the low-income population.

VW Associates

Amount
$4,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For support of a program which is offered to ex-offenders for enhancement of self-image; development of job search skills and techniques; and job placement and retention.

Wider Opportunities for Women

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1996

For general support of employment and training leading to career placement for low-income mothers in non-traditional training or jobs.

1995 $108,300

Academy of Hope

Amount
$5,100
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of six low-income/homeless adult District residents in GED preparation, literacy and computer training.

Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the street outreach program to locate homeless individuals living in the upper northwest area of the District. This program is a crucial component to help homeless men and women move into employment training and job search assistance programs.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the Assistance Chef Training Program at 3rd & Eats Restaurant which offers low-income and homeless individuals an opportunity to gain food service skills, prepare for full-time employment and ultimately become self sufficient.

Consortium for Services to Homeless Families (ConServe)

Amount
$4,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of a computer training, GED preparation, employment training, job readiness preparation, job bank and referral services program which serves mainly low-income single-parent, female heads of households.

Corporation for Youth Educational Services

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of math and English tutoring for students enrolled in the Pre-Engineering Program at Dunbar High School, a District public high school.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of a program for unemployed individuals in basic food preparation skills, with the goal of employment in the food service industry.

DC Habitat for Humanity

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the Summer Youth Build Program which is a seven-week construction education program for four District high school students. The students assisted in construction of a townhouse in the Skyland area of Ward 8.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$5,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of a food services training program for homeless women.

East of the River Community Development Corporation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the administration costs of the Ward 8 Micro-Loan Program and Entrepreneurs College which encourages small business development.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$1,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the Computer Literacy Training Project for Ethiopian and other refugees.

Greater Washington Boys & Girls Clubs

Amount
$4,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the Project Right Start Family Self-Sufficiency Program for residents of the Montana Terrace public housing units. This program is a series of seminars on employability skills and assistance in locating employment.

Homemaker Health Aide Service of the National Capital Area

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of scholarships to District residents for homemaker health aide training.

House of Ruth

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the Family Advocate at the Kidspace Child and Family Development Center for families in shelters, living in extreme poverty, or suffering from violent abuse. The Family Advocate assists the parents of the children attending the Center in identifying appropriate resources – job training programs, professional case management, permanent housing and identification of permanent schools for the children.

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of recycling and economic development efforts in the District. ILSR provides technical assistance to and works with community groups to assist in the start-up of new enterprises; reduce solid waste management and recycling costs; and establish an environment/recycling internship/scholarship program for D.C. youth.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the Job Friends Network which provides continued support of working participants to help them move into second-level, out-of-poverty employment positions.

Latin American Youth Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the employment and training programs through skills training and language development classes for its clients which are 70% Latino, 15% African-American, and 15% Vietnamese, Haitian and African.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the pre-employment and job training program for teenagers participating in the activities of Martha’s Table.

Multicultural Career Intern Program

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the Carpentry, Rehab and Entrepreneurship Program with a focus on training in electrical wiring installation for students at Bell Multicultural High School, a District public school.

National Capital Area YWCA

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For scholarship support of low income District residents attending the Harrison Center for Career Education in the Licensed Practical Nursing the Home Health Aide Programs.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For a resource fund to assist the employment program participants in finding full-time employment.

Studio Theatre

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of a summer internship for a student from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts to learn about lighting design, maintenance and operation.

Training

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of the Dislocated Worker Project/Cycle 15 which serves individuals who have been laid off from both the public and private sectors by assisting them in improving their office skills and re-entering the workforce.

VW Associates

Amount
$4,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1995

For support of a program which is offered to ex-offenders for enhancement of self image; development of job search skills and techniques; and job placement and retention.

1994 $110,300

Academy of Hope

Amount
$5,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of eight low-income/homeless adult District residents in GED preparation, literacy and computer training.

Anacostia/Congress Heights Partnership

Amount
$2,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For staff support of the Training and Employment Coalition (TEC) which provides a community forum for the discussion of common issues relating to employment and training in Anacostia.

Association for Providers of Employment and Training

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For the 1994 Earned Income Credit Campaign which provides information to employed low-income District residents on how to claim this federal tax credit.

Capital Commitment

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of employment training and placement in telephone installation, maintenance and repair, for 100 drop-outs, public assistance recipients, single parents, at-risk youth and homeless persons of the District.

Casa Del Pueblo

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For formation and support of the People’s Center which will provide job skills training and microenterprise development with the goal of improving the overall economic situation of Latin American immigrants to the District.

Corporation for Youth Educational Services

Amount
$2,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of math and English tutoring for students enrolled in the Pre-Engineering Program at Dunbar High School, a District public high school.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$5,400
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of a ten-week food services training program for three homeless women.

Ellington Fund

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of the technical department’s career awareness and training program at the Ellington School of the Arts.

Friendship Place

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of the substance abuse counseling program. This program is a crucial component of Friendship Place’s ability to help homeless men and women move into employment training and job search assistance programs.

Greater Washington Boys & Girls Clubs

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of the Project Uplift clerical training program for low-income District residents.

House of Ruth

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of the Family Advocate at the Kidspace Child and Family Development Center for families in shelters, living in extreme poverty, or suffering from violent abuse. The Family Advocate assists the parents of the children attending the Center in identifying appropriate resources – job training programs, professional case management, permanent housing and identification of permanent schools for the children.

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of efforts in the Kennilworth/Parkside community to develop in-school programs and a job training program for blue- and white-collar careers in the recycling field; to develop Econ, Inc., a worker cooperative for ex-offenders; and to work with Marshall Heights Community Development Corporation to develop the Burroughs Industrial Park for recycling and manufacturing businesses.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of the Job Friends Network which provides continued support of working participants to help them move into second-level, out-of-poverty employment positions.

Manna

Amount
$9,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of the Skill Builders construction training program for eight unemployed and underemployed District residents.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of the pre-employment and job training program for teenagers participating in the activities of Martha’s Table.

Multicultural Career Intern Program

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of the career development center at Bell Multicultural High School, a District public high school.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For the support of the employment assistance program at NEW’s transitional housing facility for 39 homeless women. The employment component provides access to computers, phones, job preparation, job counseling and leads on possible job opportunities.

Orphan Foundation

Amount
$2,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of the Resource Center which provides information and training to staff of organizations caring for orphans and foster children. Information is also provided directly to older orphans and foster children about to be emancipated on careers and schooling.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$6,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

Support for planning and implementation of an organizational self-assessment of effectiveness of employment services offered to unemployed District residents.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For support of the Moms ‘n Tots program which tutors teenage mothers in GED preparation and assists with employment and college placement.

Wellnet

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1994

For general support of a job readiness and placement program for ex-offenders.

1993 $168,500

Association for Providers of Employment and Training

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For the 1993 Earned Income Credit Campaign which provides information to employed low-income District residents on how to calm this federal tax credit.

Barney Neighborhood House

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For the purchase of computer equipment to be used by mentally challenged individuals in the Psychosocial Day Program to provide training in basic computer skills.

Casa Del Pueblo

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For purchase of equipment and materials to support the Language Program to help participants to become employable by providing reading, writing and speaking training in English.

Center for Youth Services

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of the pilot training program “Introduction to Housing and Rehab Trades” offered to disadvantaged youth in the District.

Children’s Foundation

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For scholarship support for the Early Childhood Care and Education Project. Scholarships went to employees of three early child development centers in the District.

City Lights School

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For evaluation and research component of vocational program for students attending City Lights as an alternative to incarceration. ($12,500 paid in 1993, and $12,500 to be paid in 1994)

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For the Food Service Training program which offers unskilled homeless individuals in the District the opportunity to obtain food service skills through work training at the Third and Eats Restaurant.

Community of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For the Education Needed to Receive Employment (ENTRE) program which assists unemployed young men and women to identify the education and training they need to become employed. This is accomplished through motivational training classes, job counseling and placement.

Concerned Citizens on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of the Employment Preparatory Program of this community-based organization serving recovering alcohol and drug abusers.

Consortium for Services to Homeless Families (ConServe)

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For the support of the Employment and Training Center established to provide office training and placement for District homeless individuals.

Corporation for Youth Educational Services

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of math and English tutoring for students enrolled in the Pre-Engineering Program at Dunbar High School.

Earth Conservation Corps

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of the 1994 class of corps members to train in environmental conservation and restoration on the Anacostia River and its tributaries.

Ellington Fund

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of the Career Awareness and Training program at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. This program provides technical training in theater management and technical theater skills in computer-aided design, costume design and construction, props design and construction and make-up and hair designs and concepts.

Entrepreneurial Development Institute

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of a program educating disadvantaged youth in business training and entrepreneurial skills development.

First Trees for the World

Amount
$3,360
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of two youth participants in the Environmental Education and Skills Development Program at the Trinidad Recreational Center in Northeast Washington.

Greater Washington Research Center

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For Secretariat services to the Commission on Vocational Education and Career Opportunities by the Committee on Strategies to Reduce Chronic Poverty to enhance the effectiveness of the school-to-work transition for D.C. Public School students. This grant specifically supports the Linking Learning with Earning Pilot Project (LLEAP). LLEAP’s mission is to implement new career preparation education approaches based on the Commission’s report at give District high school sites. The goal is to create more effective educational and job preparation experiences leading to the employment in jobs with a future.

House of Ruth

Amount
$4,640
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For the evaluation of the Food Service Training Program for female residents of the Madison Emergency Shelter in Northeast Washington.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of the Substance Abuse Program. This program is a crucial component of JHP’s overall mission in providing pre-employment training and job search assistance to homeless men and women in the District.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of a program to develop opportunities for former Jubilee clients to be placed into second-level, out-of-poverty employment positions.

Lydia’s House

Amount
$2,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of employment skill development, job readiness training and employment referral services for adults living in the Highland Dwellings/Highland Addition Public Housing Development in Southeast Washington. (paid in 1994)

Martha’s Table

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of the Job Corps, an effort to find part-time employment for teenagers participating in activities of Martha’s Table.

Public Allies

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of a 1993-94 public sector apprenticeship for a low-income District youth.

Sasha Bruce Youthwork

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of the High Gain Sports Officiating Program offered to 13 students attending Evans Junior High School at the Mayor’s Turning Point Center.

Sojourners Neighborhood Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of a student internship at the Center, located in Columbia Heights in Northwest Washington.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of the Moms ‘n Tots program which tutors teenage mothers in GED preparation and assists with job and college placement.

Training

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of office skills training for low-income, underemployed or unemployed District residents, and specifically for the inclusion of male trainees in Cycles 11 and 12.

Urban Partnerships

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1993

For support of Communications Partnership program at Ballou High School in Southeast Washington. Partnerships have been established with U.S. News and World Report; WUSA-TV; Women in Communications; and the Washington Informer.

1992 $108,100

Anacostia/Congress Heights Partnership

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

For three micro-enterprise initiatives in public housing developments in Southeast: 2) Clean-It/Lien It project in the Congress Park housing development to perform vacant lot cleaning and maintenance, employing ten citizens to work part-time; 2) Auto Repair project developed with a citizen from Valley Green to refurbish abandoned vehicles obtained from the District and then sell them to generate ongoing revenue; and 3) Sewing and Quilting Class project in Barry Farms with twenty participants preparing for a spring exhibit of their work.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

For the Food Service Training Program which offers, annually, 24 unskilled homeless individuals in the District the opportunity to obtain food service skills through work training at the 3rd and Eats Restaurant and prepare for full-time employment.

Conner-Harris Foundation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

To purchase self-paced interactive computer equipment for the Youth Entrepreneur Academy project conducted at Woodson Junior High School in Northeast Washington to provide at-risk youth theoretical and practical education in entrepreneurship.

Corporation for Enterprise Development

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

For evaluation of self-employment programs for economically disadvantaged people around the country and design of pilot program for community-based economic development through self-employment in the District.

Greater Washington Research Center

Amount
$28,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

For Secretariat services to the Commission on Vocational Education and Career Opportunities by the Committee on Strategies to Reduce Chronic Poverty to enhance the effectiveness of the school-to-work transition for D.C. Public School students. The Commission’s final recommendations led to the development of the Linking Learning with Earning Pilot Project (LLEAP). LLEAP’s mission is to implement new career preparation education approaches based on the Commission’s report at five District high school sites. The goal is to create more effective educational and job preparation experiences leading to employment in jobs with a future and, ultimately, to reduce chronic poverty in future generations of District residents.

Harrison Center for Career Education

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

Scholarship support for the Practical Nursing and Home Health Aide Programs to assist one or more District residents deemed to be at risk of long-term poverty in obtaining marketable skills.

Home Corporation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

For assistance to the residents of Paradise Manor in Southeast Washington to learn construction and construction industry-related skills through their participation in the renovation of the Paradise at Parkside Apartment Complex. The grant is to be used to develop administrative systems; develop a three-year business plan; and develop additional funding proposals.

House of Ruth

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

For the Work Adjustment Program, which provides culinary skills training to female residents of the Madison Emergency Shelter in Northeast Washington

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$3,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

For the Direct Assistance Fund to provide homeless individuals in the District who are entering the workforce assistance with transportation, uniforms, personal hygiene and food.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

For the job placement and training programs targeting low-income and hard-to-employ individuals.

Latin American Youth Center

Amount
$2,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

For the purchase of one computer and printer to be used in the word processing training program attended by approximately 100 Latino and other minority youth and adults.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

For the employment component of NEW’s transitional housing facility for 39 homeless women. The employment component provides access to computers, phones, job preparation, job counseling and leads on possible job opportunities.

Training

Amount
$9,900
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1992

For office skills training for low-income, underemployed or unemployed District residents ($9,400) and for completion of an outcome analysis as part of a final report for a 1991 Jovid grant ($500).

Total: $7,628,765