Grants

Grants Made in 2008

Performing Arts and Arts Education $11,000

Classika-Synetic Theater

Amount
$1,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2008

Support to send the artistic director and business manager to the Theater Communications Group Dual Leadership seminar in New Orleans, LA.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Amount
$10,000
Category
Performing Arts and Arts Education
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support of the 2008-2009 season.

Employment and Training Programs $383,100

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support for educational and career counseling programs and services to low-income DC adults.

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the ACTDEAR program which provides job training and placement services to disabled DC immigrants.

Beyond Talent

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support for programs that assist non-traditional DC high school graduates transition to post-secondary education or employment.

Brandywine Street Association

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

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.

Brookings Greater Washington

Amount
$6,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

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.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

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.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

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.

Children Having Opportunities In Changing Environments (C.H.O.I.C.E.)

Amount
$800
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to develop the organization’s first website.

Coalition for Economic Empowerment

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

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.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

$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.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

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.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for the organization’s executive director to attend the Management Information Exchange workshop for new executive directors in Minneapolis, MN.

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of efforts that help DC workers improve working conditions and wages.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$9,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

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
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to send the executive director to the Nonprofit Leaders Boot camp in Portland, Oregon.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to DC immigrants.

First Time Computers

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support for program that trains DC youth how to refurbish computers and places graduates into employment.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for literacy and re-entry programs provided to DC juveniles incarcerated in the DC Jail and federal prisons.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to hire consultant to review logic model, revise data collection methods, and incorporate changes into the evaluation database.

Gospel Rescue Ministries

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

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.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support of programs and services that help unemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.

Language ETC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

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

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support for educational programs provided to low-literacy DC adults.

Make Piece/Make Peace

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

$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.

Mentoring Today

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for mentoring, advocacy, and re-entry services provided to young men returning to the DC community from juvenile detention at Oak Hill.

N Street Village

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the Rehabilitation and Employment Services Program which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.

New Endeavors by Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

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

Oromo Community Organization

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to hire a part-time employee who will provide English language training and job placement services to Oromo immigrants in the DC region.

Our Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the Employment Services Program which is provided to incarcerated and recently released DC women.

Parklands Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support for the Moving On Program which provides life skills training, workshops, and job placement to adults in Ward 8.

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the Job Training Center which provides vocational training, adult basic literacy, and job placement assistance to DC adults.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the Next Steps Program which helps DC adults set and attain goals that include obtaining employment and entering job training programs.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support of job-readiness, placement, and retention programs for difficult-to-employ DC residents.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$1,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to send executive director to the STITCH conference in Guatemala.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

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
2008

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

Washington Literacy Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Support to provide adult literacy program to DC adults in Ward 7.

Wider Opportunities for Women

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2008

Capstone grant to provide Career Connections and the DC Metro Area Self-Sufficiency Calculator to 100 DC adults seeking employment.

Impact Grants $20,100

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$5,100
Category
Impact Grants
Grants Made in
2008

To support redevelop website and update organization’s technical infrastructure in preparation for a new online fundraising campaign.

Dinner Program for Homeless Women

Amount
$6,500
Category
Impact Grants
Grants Made in
2008

To support for the purchase of DonorPerfect which will be used for donor cultivation and volunteer management.

Institutional Support $3,500

Foundation Center

Amount
$3,500
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2008

General operating support for the DC library/learning center and free workshops provided to DC area nonprofit organizations.

Other Grants $5,000

Ayuda

Amount
$5,000
Category
Other Grants
Grants Made in
2008

Support of the Human Trafficking Project which connects victims of trafficking in the DC metro region to direct legal and social services.

Total: $422,700