Grants

Grants Made in 1997

Performing Arts and Arts Education $80,000

Arena Stage

Amount
$50,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
1997

For support of the production of “A Touch of the Poet.”

Studio Theatre

Amount
$25,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
1997

For general support of this inner-city theater.

Washington Performing Arts Society

Amount
$5,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
1997

To support the arts education program which serves low-income D.C. residents.

Employment and Training Programs $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.

Institutional Support $2,500

Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

Amount
$2,500
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
1997

To support the host committee for the 1998 Annual meeting in Washington, D.C. of the Council on Foundations.

Other Grants $25,000

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Other Grants
Grants Made in
1997

To support the provision of services and programs for low-income Washington area residents.

Economic and Poverty Research $80,000

Brookings Institution

Amount
$25,000
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
1997

The first year of a two-year grant (total: $50,000) to support the Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy.

Greater Washington Research Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
1997

For support of monitoring and data analysis of welfare-to-work programs in the Washington metropolitan area.

Urban Institute

Amount
$50,000
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
1997

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

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.

Total: $313,500