Production support for “All My Sons”
Grants Made in 2000
Performing Arts and Arts Education $66,500
To support the community education and outreach program.
To assist in the production of Aurora/2001: Dance of the Auroras – Fire in the Sky.
Employment and Training Programs $483,440
Support for adult education and GED preparation classes for low-income DC residents.
To help initiate the computer-assisted drawing (CAD) program and to support education in the building trades for high-school students.
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 help support a training program for in-home childcare providers.
To support the job-readiness and job-placement program for foster-care youth.
To assist in the completion of a service center for families and children in DC.
To help support education and job-training programs at Edgewood Terrace.
To help fund the training of Birth Center Assistants to work with the Nurse-Midwives at the birth center.
To assist the food preparation and service training program for homeless women.
To provide technical assistance to new small businesses in Ward 8.
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.
To help provide basic literacy training for low-income and unemployed job seekers.
To provide professional development opportunities for low-income teachers’ assistants.
To assist The School of Tomorrow in providing literacy education and computer training for homeless and low-income people.
To support tutoring training to create career ladder opportunities for low-income, after-school child care workers.
To help address the tutoring and support services needs of low-income home-care trainees.
To assist in supporting on-the-job training for low-income building trades and home construction workers in Ward 5.
To assist the job-placement and retention support program for unemployed and low-income DC residents.
To help support the work readiness and job-placement programs and assist the Move Up program for unemployed women and men in DC.
To assist job training in child care and family support for low-income DC parents.
To support the job readiness and computer training program for youth in DC.
General support for this adult basic literacy tutoring program serving DC residents.
To assist with job support and placement for people with disabilities.
To help support the pre-employment and job-readiness program for youth.
To assist the Free Your Mind adult literacy and GED program for DC parents of children participating in HeadStart.
To assist the Employment Services Training program including Food Handlers Certification for low-income DC residents.
To support adult education and basic computer literacy programs for low-income and unemployed persons.
For equipment and general support of the job training facility 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 support literacy education, job readiness and computer training for dually and triply diagnosed, formerly homeless, Safe Haven program participants in residential recovery facilities.
To assist the English-as-a-Second Language and basic education program for homeless Hispanic men.
To assist the New Hope Initiative, a DC job-readiness and job-training program for men in a residential recovery setting.
To help support the Next Steps program that includes literacy and job readiness for low-income DC residents.
To help support the job-training, life-skills and education programs for at-risk and adjudicated youth in the District of Columbia.
To support A-Men, a GED-preparation and job-readiness program for men in Ward 8.
To assist the Microsoft Office 2000 certified training for low-income DC residents.
To provide assistance to this job-readiness, assisted placement and two year follow-up program for the difficult-to-employ.
To purchase up-to-date equipment and software for the computer training program for former offenders and other at-risk DC residents.
To support business education training and a micro-credit program for residents of Ward 8.
To assist the pre-enrollment preparation program for non-traditional job training serving low-income women.
Institutional Support $1,000
General support for this community resource for information on foundations, grant writing and funding.
Other Grants $200,000
Full payment of a challenge grant for the Auditorium Fund of the Deer Isle/Stonington Elementary School.
Economic and Poverty Research $25,000
To support the development of workforce policies for the metropolitan area.