To support the production of Crowns.
Grants Made in 2003
Performing Arts and Arts Education $222,500
To provide support for Text Alive!
1:1 challenge grant to provide general operating support for productions and outreach.
$50,000 to support the production of The Cripple of Inishmaan and $100,000 payable over three years for matching support for the Changing Face of 14th Street.
General support of the 2003-2004 season.
To support the Family Programming Initiative.
Employment and Training Programs $315,900
To support the External Diploma Program for low-income DC residents.
To support bookkeeping and accounting training for at-risk DC youth, especially foster care youth.
$5,000 general operating support for computer training to at-risk DC adults and youth and $10,000 as a 1:1 challenge grant for general operating support.
To support the Center’s Child Development Associate certification training program for low-income and immigrant DC adults.
To support legal services to obtain residency and work permits for Latin American immigrants in DC.
To provide support for Building Blocks for Better Baby Care, a child care training program for in-home service providers in DC.
Third payment on a four-year challenge grant for an endowment to support social service and job training programs for homeless and at-risk DC adults.
Support of the Reintegration of Ex-Offenders Project which provides job readiness and life skills training to ex-offenders in DC.
To provide general support for the food service training program for homeless and low-income DC residents.
Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management services to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.
$5,000 in support of computer lab development that will provide computer training to DC immigrants and $5,000 as a 1:1 challenge grant for support of the computer lab.
To purchase Smart Board for computer training lab.
To support the Parent Partner Program which hires and trains low-income DC parents and assists them to acquire and strengthen employment skills.
To support “Going Square: Tips for making it out of the Game,” a job-readiness and skills development series for sex workers.
General support for the education and training of DC adults as home care aides.
To provide funds to initiate support group meetings throughout the city for returning DC ex-offenders.
To provide general operating support for the Employment Readiness Program for homeless adults at the DC Federal City Shelter.
To support job readiness, placement, and Move Up programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.
To support hiring a coordinator who will manage volunteer ESL instructors and the organization’s job bank for DC immigrants.
1:1 challenge grant to support tutoring program for DC adult learners.
To support program that helps DC at-risk women operate a small business producing high-end jewelry.
To support the Bridge and Teen Programs which provide literacy as well as pre-employment and job skills training to DC youth.
To provide job training, ESL classes, and job readiness workshops to low-income and homeless Hispanic men and women.
Support of transportation costs for formerly homeless women in transition.
General support of literacy programs to adult learners residing in Northeast and Southeast DC.
Support of pre-and post-release programs and services for DC women who are incarcerated or newly released to the community.
Support of the Job Training Center which provides vocational training and GED preparation to DC adults.
To support job readiness and placement for DC adults in recovery who reside in transitional housing.
To support Next Step which is a job readiness and employment program for DC residents.
Support of the Chain Reaction Program which trains DC youth and adults in bike maintenance and repair.
Support of the Resource Fund which benefits homeless men in the job-readiness program at Joshua House and Leland Place.
To support GED preparation, job readiness, and assisted placement programs for Ward 8 residents.
$15,000 general operating support for job readiness, placement, and follow-up for the difficult-to-employ in DC and $10,000 as a 1:1 challenge grant for operating support.
To support employment services for formerly homeless families residing in transitional housing in DC.
Support of educational and vocational training programs for hard-to-serve DC adults.
Support of the “One Click Clearinghouse”, a web-based system that matches job vacancies with nonprofit service providers and to support WORC’s membership development.
To supplement tuition cost for low-income District of Columbia residents enrolled in the Practical Nursing Program at the YWCA/Harrison Center for Career Education.
Institutional Support $3,000
General support for the Center’s training and education programs.
Other Grants $40,000
To provide capacity-building funding to hire a marketing and communications support person.
General operating support for sports and education programs for DC youth.
Economic and Poverty Research $22,500
To support economic and financial literacy programs for DC adults primarily focusing on Latinos.
To support the DC Policy Forum and monthly e-newsletter.