Grants

Grants Made in 2006

Performing Arts and Arts Education $100,000

Classika-Synetic Theater

Amount
$10,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2006

Support of Synetic’s 2006-2007 main stage productions.

Serenity Players

Amount
$5,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2006

General operating support for theatre productions and outreach.

Shakespeare Theatre

Amount
$5,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2006

To provide support for Text Alive! which introduces DC public and charter school students to classical plays and theatrical production.

Studio Theatre

Amount
$75,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2006

Support for the production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.

Washington Performing Arts Society

Amount
$5,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2006

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

Employment and Training Programs $396,780

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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

ARCH Training Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the adult basic literacy program provided to participants in the DC Fatherhood Initiative.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the ACTDEAR program (ARRIBA Center Training the Disabled for Employment Adjustment and Reintegration) which provides work readiness and job retention support primarily to DC Hispanics who are physically or mentally disabled.

Bread for the City

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support for job physicals for uninsured DC adults seeking to obtain or retain employment.

Byte Back

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

1:1 Challenge grant to support computer training to low-income, homeless, and underemployed DC adults and youth.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of staff development trainings to include women’s health, team building, and workshops on trauma and violence.

Capitol Hill Computer Corner

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Community Education Program that provides computer training to DC adults.

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Services for Homeless Families Program which provides job readiness and job support to homeless DC adults.

Carlos Rosario International Career Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Capstone grant to help support a pilot Certified Nurses’s Aide (CNA) Program targeted primarily toward DC immigrants.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support for the Immigration Legal Services Program which helps low-income DC Latino immigrants apply for and maintain the legal right to work in the United States.

Crafts for Economic Empowerment

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

To support the Parent Empowerment Initiative which provides job readiness and job placement support to DC parents who reside in the Brookland Manor public housing complex.

DC Appleseed Center for Law and Justice

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support to develop and implement a workforce intermediary model for the Anacostia Waterfront Development Project.

DC Central Kitchen

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Culinary Job Training program that prepares homeless District adults for careers in the food services industry.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

$5,000 outright and $2,500 as a 1:1 challenge grant to support the Legal Services Program which helps low wage DC workers secure, retain, and regain employment.

DC Jobs Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Council’s efforts to improve the DC workforce development system.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$280
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Funds to be used for executive director to attend Smart Start: A Series for New Washington Area Executive Directors at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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
2006

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

Gospel Rescue Ministries

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the School of Tomorrow which provides literacy and job training to homeless adults in DC.

Home Care Partners

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

$3,000 1:1 Challenge grant and $3,000 outright to support education and training of DC adults as home care aides.

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$8,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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

Language ETC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

General operating support of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs provided to the DC immigrant community.

Language ETC

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Two mini-grants awarded: $216: Funds to be used for executive director to attend Smart Start: A Series for New Washington Area Executive Directors at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement. $784: Funds to be used for membership in the Alliance for Nonprofit Management and to attend the Alliance’s Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA.

Life Pathways

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of life skills classes that prepare DC adults for participation in home care aide certification classes.

Life Pathways

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Funds to be used to create the agency’s web-site.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support for One-on-One Tutoring Program and the Learning Disabilities Initiative provided to DC adults.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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
2006

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
2006

Funds to be used to send the Office Manager and ABE Program Director to the ProLiteracy Worldwide Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Neighbors’ Consejo

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Employment Services Program that helps DC immigrants develop English literacy and employment skills.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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

Our Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of services that assist DC women who are incarcerated or newly released to the community to find employment.

Our Place

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

To support a board development retreat.

Parklands Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

To support the Parent Support Center that provides employment services to at-risk DC adults in Ward 8.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Economic Empowerment Program that provides adult literacy, job readiness, and job training to DC residents.

Rachael’s Women’s Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of employment and career counseling services provided to homeless DC women.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Next Steps Program which helps participants set and attain goals that include employment and training.

Shaw EcoVillage

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

Support of the Chain Reaction program which provides job training and employment opportunities to DC youth.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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

STRIVE DC

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail.

VW Associates

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2006

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

Institutional Support $18,500

Fair Chance

Amount
$15,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2006

Support for a capacity building partnership with one Jovid grantee.

Foundation Center

Amount
$3,500
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2006

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

Other Grants $20,000

Contemplative Outreach

Amount
$10,000
Category
Other Grants
Grants Made in
2006

To support the purchase of DonorPerfect, a donor database system.

Urban Institute

Amount
$7,500
Category
Other Grants
Grants Made in
2006

Support of outreach efforts to policy and decision makers.

Total: $535,280