Grants

Grants Made in 2000

Performing Arts and Arts Education $66,500

Arena Stage

Amount
$50,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2000

Production support for “All My Sons”

Stanislavsky Theater Studio

Amount
$10,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2000

General support.

Withers (Madia) Dance Construction Company

Amount
$1,500
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2000

To assist in the production of Aurora/2001: Dance of the Auroras – Fire in the Sky.

Employment and Training Programs $483,440

Academy of Hope

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

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

Bell Multicultural Career Intern Program

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help initiate the computer-assisted drawing (CAD) program and to support education in the building trades for high-school students.

Bread for the City

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

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
2000

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

Children’s Foundation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

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

Clean and Pure Kids

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support the job-readiness and job-placement program for foster-care youth.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$100,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist in the completion of a service center for families and children in DC.

Community Preservation and Development Corporation

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help support education and job-training programs at Edgewood Terrace.

DC Developing Families Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help fund the training of Birth Center Assistants to work with the Nurse-Midwives at the birth center.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

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

East of the River Community Development Corporation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To provide technical assistance to new small businesses in Ward 8.

Enterprise Foundation

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support the Community Employment Alliance established to formulate strategies and implement programs to create an effective job-opportunity system for the economically disadvantaged in DC.

Families Forward

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help provide basic literacy training for low-income and unemployed job seekers.

Garden Family and Child Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To provide professional development opportunities for low-income teachers’ assistants.

Gospel Rescue Ministries

Amount
$5,440
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist The School of Tomorrow in providing literacy education and computer training for homeless and low-income people.

Growing Together

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support tutoring training to create career ladder opportunities for low-income, after-school child care workers.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help address the tutoring and support services needs of low-income home-care trainees.

Institute for Local Self -Reliance

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist in supporting on-the-job training for low-income building trades and home construction workers in Ward 5.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the job-placement and retention support program for unemployed and low-income DC residents.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help support the work readiness and job-placement programs and assist the Move Up program for unemployed women and men in DC.

KidSafe

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist job training in child care and family support for low-income DC parents.

Latin American Youth Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support the job readiness and computer training program for youth in DC.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$10,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

General support for this adult basic literacy tutoring program serving DC residents.

Mainstream

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist with job support and placement for people with disabilities.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help support the pre-employment and job-readiness program for youth.

Metropolitan Delta Adult Literacy Council

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the Free Your Mind adult literacy and GED program for DC parents of children participating in HeadStart.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the Employment Services Training program including Food Handlers Certification for low-income DC residents.

Notre Dame Education Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support adult education and basic computer literacy programs for low-income and unemployed persons.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

For equipment and general support of the job training facility for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$3,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

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
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To support literacy education, job readiness and computer training for dually and triply diagnosed, formerly homeless, Safe Haven program participants in residential recovery facilities.

Salomon Zelaya Rehabilitation Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

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

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

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

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To help support the Next Steps program that includes literacy and job readiness for low-income DC residents.

See Forever

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

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

Spanish Catholic Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the Microsoft Office 2000 certified training for low-income DC residents.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To provide assistance to this job-readiness, assisted placement and two year follow-up program for the difficult-to-employ.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To purchase up-to-date equipment and software for the computer training program for former offenders and other at-risk DC residents.

Washington Project

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

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

YWCA of the National Capital Area

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2000

To assist the pre-enrollment preparation program for non-traditional job training serving low-income women.

Institutional Support $1,000

Foundation Center

Amount
$1,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2000

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

Other Grants $200,000

Maine Community Foundation/Island Education Fund

Amount
$200,000
Category
Other Grants
Grants Made in
2000

Full payment of a challenge grant for the Auditorium Fund of the Deer Isle/Stonington Elementary School.

Economic and Poverty Research $25,000

Brookings Institution

Amount
$25,000
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
2000

To support the development of workforce policies for the metropolitan area.

Total: $775,940