For support of the production of “A Touch of the Poet.”
Grants Made in 1997
Performing Arts and Arts Education $80,000
For general support of this inner-city theater.
To support the arts education program which serves low-income D.C. residents.
Employment and Training Programs $111,000
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.
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.
For support of the pre-employment and job training program for District teenagers participating in the activities of Martha’s Table.
For a resource fund to assist the employment program for District homeless men in recovery.
Institutional Support $2,500
To support the host committee for the 1998 Annual meeting in Washington, D.C. of the Council on Foundations.
Other Grants $25,000
To support the provision of services and programs for low-income Washington area residents.
Economic and Poverty Research $80,000
The first year of a two-year grant (total: $50,000) to support the Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy.
For support of monitoring and data analysis of welfare-to-work programs in the Washington metropolitan area.
Fifth of five annual payments (total: $250,000) to support the 25th Anniversary Campaign of this D.C.-based independent research organization.
Youth Development and Youth Services $15,000
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.