Grants

Grants Made in 2004

Performing Arts and Arts Education $124,000

Arena Stage

Amount
$750
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2004

To support memberships to the DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative, American Alliance for Theater & Education, Southeastern Theater Conference, and the United States Institute for Theater Technology.

Arena Stage

Amount
$50,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2004

Support for the production of ‘Anna Christie.’

Classika-Synetic Theater

Amount
$10,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2004

Support of the 2004-2005 main stage productions.

Serenity Players

Amount
$2,500
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2004

General operating support for theatre productions and community outreach.

Shakespeare Theatre

Amount
$5,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2004

To provide support for Text Alive!

Sol y Soul

Amount
$750
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2004

To support sending two performers to the Resistance- Political Art Conference in Seattle, Washington.

Studio Theatre

Amount
$50,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2004

Support for the production of “Afterplay. “

Employment and Training Programs $355,316

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

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

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support training and supportive services to help disabled Hispanic DC residents re-enter the workforce.

Barracks Row Main Street

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the jobs initiative program that matches DC welfare-to-work individuals with job openings on 8th Street SE.

Bread for the City

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support for job physicals for uninsured DC adults.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To provide general operating support for computer training program for DC residents.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

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

Community Family Life Services

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Final payment on a four-year endowment challenge grant to support social service and job training programs for homeless and at-risk DC adults.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To provide assistance for three staff persons to attend the Social Enterprise Alliance Membership Conference in San Francisco.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Legal Services Program for DC residents.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Food Services Employment Program for homeless men and women.

Dress for Success

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Professional Women’s Group that provides support and assistance to newly employed DC residents.

Heads-Up/University Neighborhood Initiative

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

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

Home Care Partners

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

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

Home Care Partners

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the agency’s strategic planning initiative.

Hope House

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support website update and enhancement.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

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
2004

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

Kidsafe

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Childcare and Family Support Training Program and the Preparing for Success Job Readiness Training Program for DC adults.

KidSafe

Amount
$956
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support sending the office administrator to a two-day web-site development and maintenance workshop.

Language ETC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the volunteer coordinator who manages 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
2004

General support for literacy programs and services for DC adults.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support website update and enhancement.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

General operating support for programs and services that help unemployed and underemployed DC women design and market high-quality jewelry.

Martha’s Table

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Bridge and Teen Programs which provide literacy and job skills training to DC youth.

Metropolitan Delta Adult Literacy Council

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support sending two staff persons to the 2004 ProLiteracy Worldwide Conference in Oklahoma City.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of the Employment Services Program that helps DC Latinos develop employment skills.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support membership in the Association of Fundraising Professionals

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

General operating support for programs that provide homeless DC women with job placement support services.

Newcomer Community Service Center

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Employment Program that provides job readiness and placement services to the DC immigrant population.

Our Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of the Employment Services Program that provides 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
2004

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

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of the Center’s in-house stipend program which provides job-readiness training to homeless DC women.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support sending five staff members to courses/workshops at the Washington Council of Agencies and the Foundation Center.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Next Steps Program which is a job-readiness and employment program for DC residents.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To provide support of four projects: Educational Fundraising Enhancement, Volunteer Management Training, Fundraising Software Training, and Board Development Training.

Shaw EcoVillage

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of the Chain Reaction Program which trains DC youth in bike maintenance and repair and provides job-readiness skills training.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

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

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support GED preparation, job-readiness training, and job placement programs for Ward 8 adults.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

General operating support of programs that provide job-readiness, job placement, and two years of follow-up support for DC adults.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To help send staff to the annual conference of the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) in Portland, Oregon.

Suited for Change

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Personal and Professional Development Program that provides job-readiness training and on-going support to newly employed DC women.

Suited for Change

Amount
$800
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support staff training on E-Tapestry, the organization’s new database.

Transitional Housing Corporation

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To support the Employment Services Program for formerly homeless families residing in transitional housing in DC.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

Support of educational and vocational training programs for DC adult ex-offenders.

VW Associates

Amount
$750
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2004

To provide support for development of a new website and membership in the DC Chamber of Commerce.

Institutional Support $3,000

Foundation Center

Amount
$3,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2004

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

Other Grants $750

Total: $483,066