Grants

Category Youth Development and Youth Services

1998 $52,500

Anacostia/Congress Heights Partnership

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1998

To support Ward 8 Youth Net II, phase I, which provides youth with computer skills, web page design experience, networking and publishing training.

ARCH Training Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1998

To support the leadership development component of this skill-building program for underserved youth in DC.

Building Steps

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1998

To assist this pre-professional job training and employment program for high school juniors and seniors. Students are recommended from schools with the highest percentage of school lunch participants.

Clean and Pure Kids

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1998

To help support this youth empowerment and job-readiness program that primarily serves foster children.

Latin American Youth Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1998

To support the testing, training and job placement program for youth in DC.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$7,500
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1998

To assist in funding the pre-employment training for youth participating in the programs of Martha’s Table.

Multicultural Career Intern Program

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1998

To support the continuation of the electrical wiring classes and to expand the masonry training programs for youth attending the career intern program.

See Forever

Amount
$10,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1998

To help support the job training, life skills and education programs for adjudicated youth in the District of Columbia.

1997 $15,000

Foundation for the National Capital Region

Amount
$15,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1997

The second year of a two-year grant (total: $30,000) for support of the Circle of Hope youth violence prevention project which is focusing on three low-income neighborhoods in Washington, D.C.

1996 $27,000

Center for Youth Services

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1996

For support of an educational literacy program for at-risk youth.

City Lights School

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1996

For general support of this school for troubled and delinquent adolescents. Students who enter this school are typically 16 years old and read at a 4th-grade level. The school’s goal is for each student to reenter public school or obtain a GED.

Foundation for the National Capital Region

Amount
$15,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1996

For support of the Circle of Hope youth violence prevention project which is focusing on three low-income neighborhoods in Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC Youth Orchestra

Amount
$2,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1996

For general support of the Orchestra which provides classical music training for low-income District of Columbia youth.

1995 $20,000

Children’s Defense Fund

Amount
$2,500
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1995

For a summer intern in the D.C. office to assist in conducting neighborhood audits of the SAFE START-DC Campaign.

City Lights School

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1995

For general support of this school for troubled and delinquent adolescents. Many students are former offenders. Students who enter this school are typically 16 years old and read at a 4th-grade level. The school’s goal is for each student to reenter public school or pass the GED exam.

Healthy Babies Project

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1995

General support for this program which serves high-risk pregnant women, particularly substance abusers, in Wards 5 and 6 of the District.

Mount Vernon College

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1995

For short-term support to provide financial stability to this women’s college.

Washington, DC Youth Orchestra

Amount
$2,500
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1995

For training in performing classical music to inner-city minority youth in the District.

1994 $20,700

Columbia Hospital for Women Medical Center

Amount
$1,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1994

For support of the “Kid-Free and Proud To Be” program for young women at the Teen Health Center on Capital Hill.

Growing Together

Amount
$4,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1994

For after-school and summer tutoring for 100 at-risk kindergarten through junior high students in Mount Pleasant.

Healthy Babies Project

Amount
$4,700
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1994

For the purchase of a new phone system for this program which serves high-risk pregnant women, particularly substance abusers, in Wards 5 and 6 of the District.

Metropolitan Police Boys and Girls Clubs, DC

Amount
$2,500
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1994

For general support of this organization whose mission is prevention of juvenile delinquency through organized educational and recreational activities.

Mount Vernon College

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1994

For short-term support to provide financial stability to this women’s college.

U.S. Chess Center

Amount
$1,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1994

For support of teaching chess to inner city children as a means of fostering academic and social skills and improving self-esteem.

Washington, DC Youth Orchestra

Amount
$2,500
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1994

For training in performing classical music to inner-city minority youth in the District.

1993 $12,500

Growing Together

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1993

For after-school and summer tutoring for 100 at-risk kindergarten through junior high school students in Mount Pleasant.

Washington, DC Youth Orchestra

Amount
$2,500
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1993

For training in performing classical music to inner-city minority youth in the District.

Young People on the Rise

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1993

For a seven week summer work-study leadership development institute and summer youth employment for low income youths to train them to become effective agents for positive change within their communities.

1992 $25,000

Arena Stage

Amount
$10,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1992

For the Living Stage Theatre Company’s Teen Mothers project which serves young mothers ranging in age from 13 to 16 years old. The project assists the youth in learning to build on their personal strengths in order to be more effective parents.

Concerned Black Men

Amount
$2,500
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1992

For the Summer Haven project held at Bolling Air Force Base for 100 at-risk District youth.

DC Hotline

Amount
$2,500
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1992

For the Phone Friends program, an after school phone service for latchkey children.

Growing Together

Amount
$5,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1992

For after-school and summer tutoring for 100 at-risk kindergarten through junior high students in Mount Pleasant.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$1,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1992

General support of tutoring, clothing and food programs for homeless and low-income youth.

Project Excellence

Amount
$4,000
Category
Youth Development and Youth Services
Grants Made in
1992

College scholarship support for a disadvantaged District resident displaying excellence of exceptional progress in writing and public speaking.

Total: $172,700