The first year of a two-year grant to support capital campaign planning costs for this nonprofit regional theater. (Total: Not to exceed $50,000)
Grants Made in 1998
Performing Arts and Arts Education $32,500
For general support of this Ward 7 community drama group.
To support the community education and outreach program.
For general support of the D.C. Youth Orchestra program.
Employment and Training Programs $328,660
For support of the adult education and GED preparation classes for low income DC residents.
For support of computer training at various DC locations for homeless and low-income DC residents.
For the early childhood training certification costs for low-income DC residents and the fees of an early childhood training consultant.
To help support telecommunications training for adult low-income men and women in DC.
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.
To assist in the support of “Building Blocks for Better Baby Care: A Family Care Perspective”, a training program for in-home childcare providers.
To support the provision of job readiness and skill training for homeless men and women in the District of Columbia.
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.
The provide funds for participation costs in the welfare-to-work training program for low-income heads of households in the District.
To support the life skills and job training for ex-offenders in DC.
To provide start-up costs for the Mobile Custodial Unit that will assist persons with disabilities in reaching various work sites.
To help in providing case management for participants in the job training program.
To support job readiness training, skill training and employment for homeless men and women in DC.
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.
To support a start-up program of business education and a micro credit program for residents of Ward 8.
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.
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.
To purchase kitchen equipment for a food service training program for low-income or unemployed community residents.
To support continuing education for low-income teachers’ assistants.
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.
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.
To support continuing education for DC residents to improve skills and economic prospects as Home Care Aides.
To support Hope Training, a job readiness and job placement program for residents of the Community of Hope, a DC shelter for homeless families.
To assist in funding the Supported Employment Service Program for formerly homeless and abused women who are residents in a House of Ruth facility.
To assist in supporting the job placement and Move Up program for unemployed women and men in DC.
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.
To purchase computer software for skill testing in this computer training and job readiness program for unemployed and low-income DC women.
To support the Free Your Mind adult literacy and GED preparation program for DC residents.
To provide scholarships for low-income District heads of households to participate in the Home Health Aide training program that leads to certification.
To help support the Breaking Barriers Program, a landscape training program for low-income and unemployed DC residents.
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.
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.
To support the New Hope Initiative, a DC job readiness and job training program for men in a residential recovery setting.
To support A-Men, a GED preparation and job readiness program for men in Ward 8.
To assist this District of Columbia job readiness, computer training and job placement program for ex-offenders.
Institutional Support $3,000
General support for this community resource for information on foundations, grant writing and funding.
General support of training workshops for non-profit organizations.
Other Grants $212,500
For general support of this community-based education, information and referral service for low-income families in D.C.
For general support of this community-based outreach and education program for pregnant women in Wards 5 and 6.
A capstone challenge grant to help support the new Deer Isle/Stonington Elementary School.
Economic and Poverty Research $41,000
The final year of a two-year grant (total: $50,000) to support the Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy.
To support a survey of local welfare recipients on the effect of welfare-to-work requirements. The DC survey is based on a national model.
To support monitoring and analysis of the implementation of welfare-to-work in the DC metropolitan area and for general support of this nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization.
Youth Development and Youth Services $52,500
To support Ward 8 Youth Net II, phase I, which provides youth with computer skills, web page design experience, networking and publishing training.
To support the leadership development component of this skill-building program for underserved youth in DC.
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.
To help support this youth empowerment and job-readiness program that primarily serves foster children.
To support the testing, training and job placement program for youth in DC.
To assist in funding the pre-employment training for youth participating in the programs of Martha’s Table.
To support the continuation of the electrical wiring classes and to expand the masonry training programs for youth attending the career intern program.
To help support the job training, life skills and education programs for adjudicated youth in the District of Columbia.