Support to send the artistic director and business manager to the Theater Communications Group Dual Leadership seminar in New Orleans, LA.
Grants Made in 2008
Performing Arts and Arts Education $11,000
General operating support of the 2008-2009 season.
Employment and Training Programs $383,100
General operating support for educational and career counseling programs and services to low-income DC adults.
Support of the ACTDEAR program which provides job training and placement services to disabled DC immigrants.
General operating support for programs that assist non-traditional DC high school graduates transition to post-secondary education or employment.
Support for the Youth and Young Adult Work Study Program that provides GED preparation, job internships, and job placement to DC young adults in Washington Heights.
Support for the ‘Improving Youth Employment Services in Washington DC’ project which will identify a concrete set of recommendations on how to strengthen youth employment programs and services in DC.
Support of the STRIDE (Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment) Program which provides job training and support to DC women transitioning from homelessness to independent living.
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.
Support for membership to the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Support to develop the organization’s first website.
Support of 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 of the Greater Washington Workforce Development Collaborative.
Support of the Coalition’s efforts to develop a long-term care workforce in the District of Columbia which has a living wage, health benefits, and improved training opportunities.
$5,000 outright and $5,000 as a 1:1 challenge grant to support the Legal Services Program which provides legal assistance and advice to low-wage DC workers on employment issues.
Capstone grant to support design, development, and installation of a new web-based database system that will enable DCEJC to better track clients, cases, and outcomes.
Support for the organization’s executive director to attend the Management Information Exchange workshop for new executive directors in Minneapolis, MN.
Support of efforts that help DC workers improve working conditions and wages.
Support of the Real Opportunity Program that provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless women and men in DC.
Support to send the executive director to the Nonprofit Leaders Boot camp in Portland, Oregon.
General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to DC immigrants.
General operating support for program that trains DC youth how to refurbish computers and places graduates into employment.
Support for literacy and re-entry programs provided to DC juveniles incarcerated in the DC Jail and federal prisons.
Support to hire consultant to review logic model, revise data collection methods, and incorporate changes into the evaluation database.
Support for the Ready to Work Program which is a transitional program that provides job training, adult basic education, and job skills training to homeless men and women in DC.
General operating support of programs and services that help unemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.
General support of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and computer training provided to the DC immigrant community.
General operating support for educational programs provided to low-literacy DC adults.
$5,000 outright general operating grant and a $5,000 $1 for $1 Challenge Grant to support programs and services that help unemployed and underemployed DC women design and market high-quality jewelry.
Support for mentoring, advocacy, and re-entry services provided to young men returning to the DC community from juvenile detention at Oak Hill.
Support of the Rehabilitation and Employment Services Program which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.
General operating support for programs that provide homeless DC women with job placement and support services.
Support to hire a part-time employee who will provide English language training and job placement services to Oromo immigrants in the DC region.
Support of the Employment Services Program which is provided to incarcerated and recently released DC women.
Support for the Moving On Program which provides life skills training, workshops, and job placement to adults in Ward 8.
Support of the Job Training Center which provides vocational training, adult basic literacy, and job placement assistance to DC adults.
Support of the Next Steps Program which helps DC adults set and attain goals that include obtaining employment and entering job training programs.
Support of job-readiness, placement, and retention programs for difficult-to-employ DC residents.
Support to send executive director to the STITCH conference in Guatemala.
General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail.
General operating support of educational, vocational training, and job placement programs for DC adults with a primary focus on ex-offenders.
Support to provide adult literacy program to DC adults in Ward 7.
Capstone grant to provide Career Connections and the DC Metro Area Self-Sufficiency Calculator to 100 DC adults seeking employment.
Impact Grants $20,100
To support redevelop website and update organization’s technical infrastructure in preparation for a new online fundraising campaign.
To support for the purchase and installation of fundraising software.
To support for the purchase of DonorPerfect which will be used for donor cultivation and volunteer management.
Institutional Support $3,500
General operating support for the DC library/learning center and free workshops provided to DC area nonprofit organizations.
Other Grants $5,000
Support of the Human Trafficking Project which connects victims of trafficking in the DC metro region to direct legal and social services.