Support of Synetic Theater’s 2005-2006 season.
Grants Made in 2005
Performing Arts and Arts Education $87,500
General operating support for theatre productions and community outreach.
To provide support for Text Alive!
Support for the production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
Support for the Concerts In School program which brings music, dance, and storytelling performances to DC public schools.
Employment and Training Programs $368,411
General support of educational programs for low-income DC adults.
Support of the ACTDEAR program which provides work readiness and job retention support to DC Hispanics who are physically or mentally disabled.
To support development and launch of website and for membership to the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.
To support web site update and enhancement.
General operating support for computer training to low-income, unemployed and/or under-employed DC adults.
To support memberships to WORC, DC Learns, Center for Nonprofit Advancement, DC Chamber of Commerce, and the DC Technology Council.
Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides training and support to women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.
To support legal services to obtain residency and work permits for Latin American immigrants in DC.
To provide support for a pilot job preparation and placement program for 10 DC parents at Brookland Manor.
Support for website enhancement.
To support the Legal Services Program for DC residents.
Support of the Real Opportunity Program that provides internships, job readiness, and placement to homeless women in DC.
Support for executive director to attend the Georgetown University’s Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program.
Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.
Support of Employment and Career Counseling for DC ex-offenders.
Support of the computer training program for DC immigrants.
General operating support for literacy program provided to juveniles at the DC jail.
To support the training and education of DC adults as home care aides.
To provide support for the Employment Readiness Program for homeless adults at the DC Federal City Shelter.
Support of job readiness, placement, and Move Up programs for low-income and unemployed DC residents.
Support of memberships to WORC and the DC Chamber of Commerce, a subscription to the Washington Business Journal, and website expansion.
Support of the Job Training and Placement Program for low-income DC adults.
General operating support of ESL program provided to the DC immigrant community.
General operating support for programs and services that help unemployed and underemployed DC women design and market high-quality jewelry.
To support the Bridge and Teen Programs which provide literacy and job skills training to DC youth.
To support adult basic education and GED programs for DC adults.
To support sending two staff persons to the 2005 ProLiteracy Worldwide Conference in Tucson, Arizona.
Support of the Rehabilitation and Employment Services Program which is provided to homeless women in DC.
Support of the Employment Services Program that helps DC Latinos develop employment skills.
General operating support for programs that provide homeless DC women with job placement support services.
To support the Employment Program that provides job readiness and placement services to DC immigrants.
Support of the Employment Services Program that provides 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.
Support of the Welcome Home Prisoner Re-entry Program that provides mentors to ex-offenders transitioning back into DC.
Support of the Job Training and Employment /Career Counseling Program provided to homeless DC women.
To support the Next Steps Program which is a job-readiness and employment program for DC residents.
Support to send program director to Georgetown University’s Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate program.
Support of the Resource Fund which benefits homeless men in the job-readiness program at Mickey Leland Place.
To support GED preparation, job-readiness training, and job placement programs for Ward 8 adults.
General operating support of programs that provide job-readiness, job placement, and two years of follow-up support for low-income DC adults.
Support of the Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Program that assists DC women to obtain and retain employment.
Support of the Helping Hands Program that assists survivors and their families in DC with jobs skills, language, or cultural training.
Support of the Health Alliance Program which prepares low-income DC adults between the ages of 18-25 for careers as registered nurses.
General operating support of educational and vocational training programs for DC adults with a primary focus on ex-offenders.
Support for two staff to attend development conference and for memberships in the DC Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Trade.
Support of pilot project of Career Connections to low-income DC women.
General support of programs that will help unemployed and underemployed DC adults find employment.
Support to send staff person to Spanish language immersion program in Antigua, Guatemala.
Institutional Support $7,000
Support for the 2005 Excellence in Chief Executive Leadership (EXCEL) Award.
General support for the Center’s training and education programs.
General support for the 25th Anniversary Annual Conference.