Grants

Grants Made in 1999

Performing Arts and Arts Education $30,000

Arena Stage

Amount
$25,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
1999

The final year of a two-year grant to support capital campaign planning costs for this nonprofit regional theater (total: $50,000).

Employment and Training Programs $304,908

Academy of Hope

Amount
$5,660
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

Support for adult education and GED preparation classes for low-income DC residents.

Bread for the City

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support free job physicals for DC residents who have no other access to health care.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

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

Capital Hill Group Ministry (STRIVE)

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

A three-to-one challenge grant toward the establishment in the District of Columbia of STRIVE DC, a job-readiness program, for the difficult-to-employ.

Carlos Rosario International Career Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support Intermediate English-as-a-Second Language courses for low-income adults and youth.

Children’s Foundation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To help support a training program for in-home childcare providers.

Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

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

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

The final year of a two-year capstone grant (total: $100,000) to support the campaign to provide services for forty homeless families and children in DC.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To assist the food preparation and service training program for homeless women.

Enterprise Development International

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support business education training and a micro credit program for residents of Ward 8.

Enterprise Foundation

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

The final 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 D.C.

Excel Institute

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support GED preparation, occupational and skills training for adjudicated youth fourteen to seventeen years of age.

Family Place

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

General support of the literacy, ESL and GED preparation program for low-income families in DC.

Green Door

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

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.

Heads-Up/University Neighborhood Initiative

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support training, supervision and stipends for eighteen low-income parents assisting schools in all areas of the District.

House of Ruth

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

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

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support the expansion of the building maintenance and construction training program for residents of Ward 8.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

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

Latin American Youth Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support the Giant Steps and Young Adult Job Readiness and Placement program for youth in DC.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

General support for the adult literacy tutoring program serving DC residents.

National Latinas’ Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To assist the Enrichment Program’s computer training for senior high school Latinas, all of whom have mentors provided by the Council.

Neighborhood Learning Options

Amount
$11,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To support GED preparation for neighborhood residents.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$3,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

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.

Salomon Zelaya Rehabilitation Center

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To assist in the English-as-a-Second Language and basic education program for homeless Hispanic men.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$8,048
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

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

Search for Common Ground

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To assist in initiating this start-up program for construction careers for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

See Forever

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To help support the job training, life skills and education programs for adjudicated youth in the District of Columbia.

Skills Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To help support the Independent Living Program that provides job-readiness training, skills training and job placement for mildly retarded and/or disabled District residents who have limited English.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
1999

To provide a resource fund for men in transition.

Institutional Support $3,000

Foundation Center

Amount
$1,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
1999

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

Support Center of Washington

Amount
$2,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
1999

General support of training workshops for nonprofit organizations.

Other Grants $200,000

Maine Community Foundation/Island Education Fund

Amount
$200,000
Category
Other Grants
Grants Made in
1999

A capstone challenge grant to help support the new Deer Isle/Stonington Elementary School. Funds committed but not paid in 1999

Economic and Poverty Research $10,000

Greater Washington Research Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
1999

To support monitoring and analysis of the implementation of welfare-to-work in the DC metropolitan area.

Total: $547,908