The final year of a two-year grant to support capital campaign planning costs for this nonprofit regional theater (total: $50,000).
Grants Made in 1999
Performing Arts and Arts Education $30,000
To support the community education and outreach program.
Employment and Training Programs $304,908
Support for adult education and GED preparation classes for low-income DC residents.
To support free job physicals for DC residents who have no other access to health care.
For support of computer training at various DC locations for homeless and low-income adults and youth.
To assist in establishing an early childhood training certification program for low-income DC residents.
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.
To support Intermediate English-as-a-Second Language courses for low-income adults and youth.
To help support a training program for in-home childcare providers.
To support the provision of job readiness and skills training for homeless men and women in the District of Columbia.
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.
To assist the food preparation and service training program for homeless women.
General operating support for this program that provides job-readiness training and GED preparation for ex-offenders.
To support business education training and a micro credit program for residents of Ward 8.
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.
To support GED preparation, occupational and skills training for adjudicated youth fourteen to seventeen years of age.
General support of the literacy, ESL and GED preparation program for low-income families 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 training, supervision and stipends for eighteen low-income parents assisting schools in all areas of the District.
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.
To support the expansion of the building maintenance and construction training program for residents of Ward 8.
To assist in supporting the job placement and Move Up programs for unemployed women and men in DC.
To support the Giant Steps and Young Adult Job Readiness and Placement program for youth in DC.
General support for the adult literacy tutoring program serving DC residents.
To assist the Enrichment Program’s computer training for senior high school Latinas, all of whom have mentors provided by the Council.
To support GED preparation for neighborhood 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 assist in the English-as-a-Second Language and basic education program for homeless Hispanic men.
To support the New Hope Initiative, a DC job-readiness and job-training program for men in a residential recovery setting.
To assist in initiating this start-up program for construction careers for low-income and unemployed DC residents.
To help support the job training, life skills and education programs for adjudicated youth in the District of Columbia.
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.
To provide a resource fund for men in transition.
To support A-Men, a GED-preparation and job-readiness program for men in Ward 8.
Institutional Support $3,000
General support for this community resource for information on foundations, grant writing and funding.
General support of training workshops for nonprofit organizations.
Other Grants $200,000
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
To support monitoring and analysis of the implementation of welfare-to-work in the DC metropolitan area.