General support of nationally touring, multi-cultural professional repertory theatre company.
Grants Made in 1993
Performing Arts and Arts Education $35,000
Second of four annual payments (total: $100,000) to match a challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to this public television station.
For educational outreach programming to District public schools.
Employment and Training Programs $168,500
For the 1993 Earned Income Credit Campaign which provides information to employed low-income District residents on how to calm this federal tax credit.
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.
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.
For support of the pilot training program “Introduction to Housing and Rehab Trades” offered to disadvantaged youth in the District.
For scholarship support for the Early Childhood Care and Education Project. Scholarships went to employees of three early child development centers in the District.
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)
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.
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.
For support of the Employment Preparatory Program of this community-based organization serving recovering alcohol and drug abusers.
For the support of the Employment and Training Center established to provide office training and placement for District homeless individuals.
For support of math and English tutoring for students enrolled in the Pre-Engineering Program at Dunbar High School.
For support of the 1994 class of corps members to train in environmental conservation and restoration on the Anacostia River and its tributaries.
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.
For support of a program educating disadvantaged youth in business training and entrepreneurial skills development.
For support of two youth participants in the Environmental Education and Skills Development Program at the Trinidad Recreational Center in Northeast Washington.
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.
For the evaluation of the Food Service Training Program for female residents of the Madison Emergency Shelter in Northeast Washington.
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.
For support of a program to develop opportunities for former Jubilee clients to be placed into second-level, out-of-poverty employment positions.
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)
For support of the Job Corps, an effort to find part-time employment for teenagers participating in activities of Martha’s Table.
For support of a 1993-94 public sector apprenticeship for a low-income District youth.
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.
For support of a student internship at the Center, located in Columbia Heights in Northwest Washington.
For support of the Moms ‘n Tots program which tutors teenage mothers in GED preparation and assists with job and college placement.
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.
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.
Institutional Support $3,000
To support the development of a workshop on program evaluation and accountability for local non-profit organizations.
For general operating support of this consortium of philanthropic representatives in the Washington area.
Economic and Poverty Research $55,000
For the Economic Outlook program which tracks labor force, demographic and fiscal statistics of the greater Washington region.
First of five annual payments ($250,000) to support the 25th Anniversary Campaign for this organization which has studies the problems of poverty and evaluated public policies to alleviate poverty since 1968.
Youth Development and Youth Services $12,500
For after-school and summer tutoring for 100 at-risk kindergarten through junior high school students in Mount Pleasant.
For training in performing classical music to inner-city minority youth in the District.
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.