General support for this Ward 7 community-based theater
Grants Made in 2001
Performing Arts and Arts Education $19,000
General support for this DC theater company.
To support the family programming and masters classes.
Employment and Training Programs $419,200
Support for adult education and GED preparation classes for low-income DC residents.
To support the Employment Assistance program for low and no-income SE residents.
To support GED and skill training for out-of-school youth east of the Anacostia River.
To assist the job-readiness and job training for unemployed and low-income SE residents.
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.
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 the intermediate English-as-a-Second Language classes for adult immigrants in the District of Columbia.
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.
To support the education and job-training programs at Edgewood Terrace in NE.
To provide job-readiness and life-skills training for unemployed and low-income ex-offenders in the District of Columbia.
To support the Food Service Training program for unemployed City residents.
To assist the food preparation and service training program for homeless DC women.
To support the orientation, job training and placement programs for DC resident immigrants from Africa.
To assist the small-loan program to allow low-income DC residents to start or expand a small business.
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.
General support for the education and training of service personnel at this only sliding fee home-care provider in DC.
To assist in supporting on-the-job training for low-income building trades and home construction workers in Ward 5.
To support the education and job-readiness training for low and no-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 the job training in child care and family support programs for low-income DC parents.
To support the job training and placement for mildly disabled low-income DC minority language adults.
A challenge grant for program support at this multi-service facility serving low and no-income District children, youth and adults.
To assist the Free Your Mind adult literacy and GED program for DC parents of Head Start children and other DC adult learners.
To assist the training program for the Practical Nursing Program for low-income District residents.
To support the Technology Training Program for low-income DC women and teens.
To assist the Employment Services Training program including Food Handlers Certification for low-income DC residents.
To provide transportation costs to job interviews, meetings and educational programs for formerly homeless District of Columbia women living in a transitional setting.
To assist the job training programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.
To support job-retention programs for DC welfare-to-work participants at this highly rated outreach and job-placement program.
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.
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.
To assist the English-as-a-Second Language and basic education program for homeless DC 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 City residents.
For a resource fund at Joshua and Leland Houses, transitional housing for men in recovery 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 program for low-income DC residents.
To support this job-readiness, assisted placement and two year follow-up program for the difficult-to-employ.
To support adult education and job training for low-income DC residents.
To provide required equipment for cable installation and maintenance for former offenders and other at-risk DC residents in training.
Institutional Support $3,000
General support for this District of Columbia-based community resource for information on foundations, grant writing and funding.
General support for training and education programs for metropolitan area non profit organizations.
Other Grants $5,000
To support the development of a web page.
Economic and Poverty Research $45,000
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.
To support the DC Policy Forums the present research findings on issues of local interest.