Support of Synetic’s 2006-2007 main stage productions.
Grants Made in 2006
Performing Arts and Arts Education $100,000
General operating support for theatre productions and outreach.
To provide support for Text Alive! which introduces DC public and charter school students to classical plays and theatrical production.
Support for the production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.
Support for the Concerts In School program which brings music, dance, and storytelling performances to DC public schools.
Employment and Training Programs $396,780
General support of educational programs for low-income DC adults.
Support of the adult basic literacy program provided to participants in the DC Fatherhood Initiative.
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.
Support for job physicals for uninsured DC adults seeking to obtain or retain employment.
1:1 Challenge grant to support computer training to low-income, homeless, and underemployed DC adults and youth.
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.
Support of staff development trainings to include women’s health, team building, and workshops on trauma and violence.
Support of the Community Education Program that provides computer training to DC adults.
Support of the Services for Homeless Families Program which provides job readiness and job support to homeless DC adults.
Capstone grant to help support a pilot Certified Nurses’s Aide (CNA) Program targeted primarily toward DC immigrants.
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.
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.
Support to develop and implement a workforce intermediary model for the Anacostia Waterfront Development Project.
Support of the Culinary Job Training program that prepares homeless District adults for careers in the food services industry.
To support the Coalition’s efforts to streamline certification and training of DC home health aides.
$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.
Support of the Council’s efforts to improve the DC workforce development system.
Support of the Real Opportunity Program that provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless women and men in DC.
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.
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 the computer training program for DC immigrants.
General operating support for literacy program provided to juveniles at the DC Jail.
Support for creation of organization’s web site.
Support of the School of Tomorrow which provides literacy and job training to homeless adults in DC.
$3,000 1:1 Challenge grant and $3,000 outright to support education and training 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.
General operating support of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs provided to the DC immigrant community.
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.
Support of life skills classes that prepare DC adults for participation in home care aide certification classes.
Funds to be used to create the agency’s web-site.
Support for One-on-One Tutoring Program and the Learning Disabilities Initiative provided to DC adults.
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.
Funds to be used to send the Office Manager and ABE Program Director to the ProLiteracy Worldwide Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
Support of the Employment Services Program that helps DC immigrants develop English literacy and employment skills.
General operating support for programs that provide homeless DC women with job placement and support services.
Support of services that assist DC women who are incarcerated or newly released to the community to find employment.
To support a board development retreat.
To support the Parent Support Center that provides employment services to at-risk DC adults in Ward 8.
Support of the Economic Empowerment Program that provides adult literacy, job readiness, and job training to DC residents.
Support of employment and career counseling services provided to homeless DC women.
Support of the Next Steps Program which helps participants set and attain goals that include employment and training.
Support of the Chain Reaction program which provides job training and employment opportunities to DC youth.
Support of the Resource Fund which benefits homeless men in the job-readiness program at Mickey Leland Place in DC.
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.
General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail.
General operating support of educational and vocational training programs for DC adults with a primary focus on ex-offenders.
Institutional Support $18,500
Support for a capacity building partnership with one Jovid grantee.
General support for the Center’s training and education programs.
Other Grants $20,000
Support of the Workforce Development Learning and Action workshops.
To support the purchase of DonorPerfect, a donor database system.
Support of outreach efforts to policy and decision makers.