Grants

Grants Made in 2005

Performing Arts and Arts Education $87,500

Classika-Synetic Theater

Amount
$10,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2005

Support of Synetic Theater’s 2005-2006 season.

Serenity Players

Amount
$5,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support for theatre productions and community outreach.

Shakespeare Theatre

Amount
$7,500
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2005

To provide support for Text Alive!

Studio Theatre

Amount
$60,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2005

Support for the production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

Washington Performing Arts Society

Amount
$5,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2005

Support for the Concerts In School program which brings music, dance, and storytelling performances to DC public schools.

Employment and Training Programs $368,411

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General support of educational programs for low-income DC adults.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the ACTDEAR program which provides work readiness and job retention support to DC Hispanics who are physically or mentally disabled.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$900
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support development and launch of website and for membership to the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Barracks Row Main Street

Amount
$960
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support web site update and enhancement.

Byte Back

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support for computer training to low-income, unemployed and/or under-employed DC adults.

Byte Back

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To support memberships to WORC, DC Learns, Center for Nonprofit Advancement, DC Chamber of Commerce, and the DC Technology Council.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides training and support to women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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

Crafts for Economic Empowerment

Amount
$11,200
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To provide support for a pilot job preparation and placement program for 10 DC parents at Brookland Manor.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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
2005

Support of the Real Opportunity Program that provides internships, job readiness, and placement to homeless women in DC.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support for executive director to attend the Georgetown University’s Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the computer training program for DC immigrants.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support for literacy program provided to juveniles at the DC jail.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

To provide 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
2005

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

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$795
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of memberships to WORC and the DC Chamber of Commerce, a subscription to the Washington Business Journal, and website expansion.

Kidsafe

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Job Training and Placement Program for low-income DC adults.

Language ETC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support of ESL program provided to the DC immigrant community.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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
2005

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
2005

To support sending two staff persons to the 2005 ProLiteracy Worldwide Conference in Tucson, Arizona.

N Street Village

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Rehabilitation and Employment Services Program which is provided to homeless women in DC.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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

Newcomer Community Service Center

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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

Our Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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
2005

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

Prison Outreach Ministry

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Welcome Home Prisoner Re-entry Program that provides mentors to ex-offenders transitioning back into DC.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Job Training and Employment /Career Counseling Program provided to homeless DC women.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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

Shaw EcoVillage

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support to send program director to Georgetown University’s Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate program.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

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
2005

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

Suited for Change

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Program that assists DC women to obtain and retain employment.

Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Helping Hands Program that assists survivors and their families in DC with jobs skills, language, or cultural training.

Urban Alliance Foundation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of the Health Alliance Program which prepares low-income DC adults between the ages of 18-25 for careers as registered nurses.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

General operating support of educational and vocational training programs for DC adults with a primary focus on ex-offenders.

VW Associates

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support for two staff to attend development conference and for memberships in the DC Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Trade.

Wider Opportunities for Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2005

Support of pilot project of Career Connections to low-income DC women.

Institutional Support $7,000

Center for Nonprofit Development

Amount
$3,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2005

Support for the 2005 Excellence in Chief Executive Leadership (EXCEL) Award.

Foundation Center

Amount
$3,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2005

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

Independent Sector

Amount
$1,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2005

General support for the 25th Anniversary Annual Conference.

Total: $462,911