Grants

Grants Made in 1998

Performing Arts and Arts Education $32,500

Arena Stage

Amount
$25,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
1998

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)

Serenity Players

Amount
$500
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
1998

For general support of this Ward 7 community drama group.

Washington, DC Youth Orchestra

Amount
$2,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
1998

For general support of the D.C. Youth Orchestra program.

Employment and Training Programs $328,660

Academy of Hope

Amount
$5,660
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

For support of the adult education and GED preparation classes for low income DC residents.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

For support of computer training at various DC locations for homeless and low-income DC residents.

Calvary Bilingual Multicultural Learning Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

For the early childhood training certification costs for low-income DC residents and the fees of an early childhood training consultant.

Capital Commitment

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To help support telecommunications training for adult low-income men and women in DC.

Capital Hill Group Ministry (STRIVE)

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

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.

Children’s Foundation

Amount
$3,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To assist in the support of “Building Blocks for Better Baby Care: A Family Care Perspective”, a training program for in-home childcare providers.

Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support the provision of job readiness and skill training for homeless men and women in the District of Columbia.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$75,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

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.

Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness

Amount
$9,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

The provide funds for participation costs in the welfare-to-work training program for low-income heads of households in the District.

ConquestHouse

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support the life skills and job training for ex-offenders in DC.

Davis Memorial Goodwill Industries

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To provide start-up costs for the Mobile Custodial Unit that will assist persons with disabilities in reaching various work sites.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To help in providing case management for participants in the job training program.

Doe Fund/Ready Willing and Able, DC

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support job readiness training, skill training and employment for homeless men and women in DC.

East of the River Community Development Corporation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

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.

Enterprise Development International

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support a start-up program of business education and a micro credit program for residents of Ward 8.

Enterprise Foundation

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

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.

For Love of Children

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

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.

Friendship House

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To purchase kitchen equipment for a food service training program for low-income or unemployed community residents.

Garden Family and Child Care Center

Amount
$2,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support continuing education for low-income teachers’ assistants.

Gospel Rescue Ministries

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

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.

Green Door

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

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.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support continuing education for DC residents to improve skills and economic prospects as Home Care Aides.

Hope Housing

Amount
$3,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support Hope Training, a job readiness and job placement program for residents of the Community of Hope, a DC shelter for homeless families.

House of Ruth

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To assist in funding the Supported Employment Service Program for formerly homeless and abused women who are residents in a House of Ruth facility.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To assist in supporting the job placement and Move Up program for unemployed women and men in DC.

Life Skills Center

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

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.

Lydia’s House

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To purchase computer software for skill testing in this computer training and job readiness program for unemployed and low-income DC women.

Metropolitan Delta Adult Literacy Council

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support the Free Your Mind adult literacy and GED preparation program for DC residents.

National Capital Area YWCA

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To provide scholarships for low-income District heads of households to participate in the Home Health Aide training program that leads to certification.

Paradise Builders

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To help support the Breaking Barriers Program, a landscape training program for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$2,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

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.

Safe Haven Outreach Ministry

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

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.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To support the New Hope Initiative, a DC job readiness and job training program for men in a residential recovery setting.

VW Associates

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1998

To assist this District of Columbia job readiness, computer training and job placement program for ex-offenders.

Institutional Support $3,000

Foundation Center

Amount
$2,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
1998

General support for this community resource for information on foundations, grant writing and funding.

Support Center of Washington

Amount
$1,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
1998

General support of training workshops for non-profit organizations.

Other Grants $212,500

Family Place

Amount
$5,000
Category
Other Grants
Grants Made in
1998

For general support of this community-based education, information and referral service for low-income families in D.C.

Healthy Babies Project

Amount
$7,500
Category
Other Grants
Grants Made in
1998

For general support of this community-based outreach and education program for pregnant women in Wards 5 and 6.

Maine Community Foundation/Island Education Fund

Amount
$200,000
Category
Other Grants
Grants Made in
1998

A capstone challenge grant to help support the new Deer Isle/Stonington Elementary School.

Economic and Poverty Research $41,000

Brookings Institution

Amount
$25,000
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
1998

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

DC Action for Children

Amount
$5,000
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
1998

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.

Greater Washington Research Center

Amount
$11,000
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
1998

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

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.

Total: $670,160