Grants

Grants Made in 2003

Performing Arts and Arts Education $222,500

Arena Stage

Amount
$50,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2003

To support the production of Crowns.

Shakespeare Theatre

Amount
$5,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2003

To provide support for Text Alive!

Sol y Soul

Amount
$2,500
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2003

1:1 challenge grant to provide general operating support for productions and outreach.

Studio Theatre

Amount
$150,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2003

$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.

Synetic Theater

Amount
$10,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2003

General support of the 2003-2004 season.

Employment and Training Programs $315,900

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support the External Diploma Program for low-income DC residents.

Based in Love Ministries

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support bookkeeping and accounting training for at-risk DC youth, especially foster care youth.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

$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.

Calvary Bilingual Multicultural Learning Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support the Center’s Child Development Associate certification training program for low-income and immigrant DC adults.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support legal services to obtain residency and work permits for Latin American immigrants in DC.

Children’s Foundation

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To provide support for Building Blocks for Better Baby Care, a child care training program for in-home service providers in DC.

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

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.

ConquestHouse

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of the Reintegration of Ex-Offenders Project which provides job readiness and life skills training to ex-offenders in DC.

DC CentralKitchen

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To provide general support for the food service training program for homeless and low-income DC residents.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

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.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

$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.

Gospel Rescue Ministries

Amount
$4,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To purchase Smart Board for computer training lab.

Heads-Up/University Neighborhood Initiative

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support the Parent Partner Program which hires and trains low-income DC parents and assists them to acquire and strengthen employment skills.

Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support “Going Square: Tips for making it out of the Game,” a job-readiness and skills development series for sex workers.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

General support for the education and training of DC adults as home care aides.

Hope House

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To provide funds to initiate support group meetings throughout the city for returning DC ex-offenders.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To provide general operating support for the Employment Readiness Program for homeless adults at the DC Federal City Shelter.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support job readiness, placement, and Move Up programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.

Language ETC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support hiring a coordinator who will manage volunteer ESL instructors and the organization’s job bank for DC immigrants.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

1:1 challenge grant to support tutoring program for DC adult learners.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support program that helps DC at-risk women operate a small business producing high-end jewelry.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support the Bridge and Teen Programs which provide literacy as well as pre-employment and job skills training to DC youth.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To provide job training, ESL classes, and job readiness workshops to low-income and homeless Hispanic men and women.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$7,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of transportation costs for formerly homeless women in transition.

Notre Dame Education Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

General support of literacy programs to adult learners residing in Northeast and Southeast DC.

Our Place

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of pre-and post-release programs and services for DC women who are incarcerated or newly released to the community.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of the Job Training Center which provides vocational training and GED preparation to DC adults.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$7,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support job readiness and placement for DC adults in recovery who reside in transitional housing.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support Next Step which is a job readiness and employment program for DC residents.

Shaw EcoVillage

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of the Chain Reaction Program which trains DC youth and adults in bike maintenance and repair.

SoOthersMightEat(SOME)

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of the Resource Fund which benefits homeless men in the job-readiness program at Joshua House and Leland Place.

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support GED preparation, job readiness, and assisted placement programs for Ward 8 residents.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

$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.

Transitional Housing Corporation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

To support employment services for formerly homeless families residing in transitional housing in DC.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

Support of educational and vocational training programs for hard-to-serve DC adults.

Workforce Organizations for Regional Collaboration (WORC)

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

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.

YWCA – National Capital Area

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2003

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

Foundation Center

Amount
$3,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2003

General support for the Center’s training and education programs.

Other Grants $40,000

Economic and Poverty Research $22,500

Latino Economic Development Corporation

Amount
$7,500
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
2003

To support economic and financial literacy programs for DC adults primarily focusing on Latinos.

Urban Institute

Amount
$15,000
Category
Economic and Poverty Research
Grants Made in
2003

To support the DC Policy Forum and monthly e-newsletter.

Total: $603,900