Grants

Grants Made in 2001

Performing Arts and Arts Education $19,000

Serenity Players

Amount
$1,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2001

General support for this Ward 7 community-based theater

Stanislavsky Theater Studio

Amount
$10,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2001

General support for this DC theater company.

Washington, DC Youth Orchestra

Amount
$3,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2001

General support

Employment and Training Programs $419,200

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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

Anacostia Community Outreach Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the Employment Assistance program for low and no-income SE residents.

ARCH Training Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support GED and skill training for out-of-school youth east of the Anacostia River.

Barracks Row Main Street

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the job-readiness and job training for unemployed and low-income SE residents.

Bell Multicultural Career Intern Program

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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

Bread for the City

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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
2001

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

Carlos Rosario International Career Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To help support the intermediate English-as-a-Second Language classes for adult immigrants in the District of Columbia.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$35,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

First payment on a four-year challenge grant for social service and job training programs ($25,000) and $10,000 to the Employment Services Program for DC unemployed.

Community Preservation and Development Corporation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the education and job-training programs at Edgewood Terrace in NE.

ConquestHouse

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To provide job-readiness and life-skills training for unemployed and low-income ex-offenders in the District of Columbia.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the Food Service Training program for unemployed City residents.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the orientation, job training and placement programs for DC resident immigrants from Africa.

Foundation for International Community Assistance

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the small-loan program to allow low-income DC residents to start or expand a small business.

Heads-Up/University Neighborhood Initiative

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To help provide stipends for low-income District of Columbia AmeriCorps parents participating in the tutoring and parent-liaison programs operating in six Wards of the city.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

General support for the education and training of service personnel at this only sliding fee home-care provider in DC.

Institute for Local Self -Reliance

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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

Jobs Partnership of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the education and job-readiness training for low and no-income DC residents.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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

Life Skills Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the job training and placement for mildly disabled low-income DC minority language adults.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

A challenge grant for program support at this multi-service facility serving low and no-income District children, youth and adults.

Metropolitan Delta Adult Literacy Council

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the Free Your Mind adult literacy and GED program for DC parents of Head Start children and other DC adult learners.

National Capital Area YWCA

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the training program for the Practical Nursing Program for low-income District residents.

National Latinas’ Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the Technology Training Program for low-income DC women and teens.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$7,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To provide transportation costs to job interviews, meetings and educational programs for formerly homeless District of Columbia women living in a transitional setting.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the job training programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Pilgrim Community Outreach Corporation

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support job-retention programs for DC welfare-to-work participants at this highly rated outreach and job-placement program.

Proyecto Nino

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To assist the start-up of a Culinary Arts Training Program for District of Columbia low-income adult members of families served by the children’s program.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support the computer training, job-readiness and employment program for participants at Rachael’s Center, a day center in the District for homeless women.

Salomon Zelaya Rehabilitation Center

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$9,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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
2001

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

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

For a resource fund at Joshua and Leland Houses, transitional housing for men in recovery in the District of Columbia.

Spanish Catholic Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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

STRIVE DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

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

Urban Family Institute

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To support adult education and job training for low-income DC residents.

VW Associates

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2001

To provide required equipment for cable installation and maintenance for former offenders and other at-risk DC residents in training.

Institutional Support $3,000

Foundation Center

Amount
$1,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2001

General support for this District of Columbia-based community resource for information on foundations, grant writing and funding.

Support Center of Washington

Amount
$2,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2001

General support for training and education programs for metropolitan area non profit organizations.

Other Grants $5,000

Contemplative Outreach

Amount
$5,000
Category
Other Grants
Grants Made in
2001

To support the development of a web page.

Economic and Poverty Research $45,000

Brookings Institution

Amount
$35,000
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
2001

To support the development of workforce policies for the Washington metropolitan area ($25,000) and to support the Greater Washington Research Program’s ($10,000) monitoring and evaluation of welfare-to-work programs in the metropolitan area.

Urban Institute

Amount
$10,000
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
2001

To support the DC Policy Forums the present research findings on issues of local interest.

Total: $491,200