Grants

Grants Made in 2009

Employment and Training Programs $238,020

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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

Beyond Talent

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the Next Steps program that provides college & career counseling to interested DC adults upon GED/EDP graduation.

Byte Back

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$380
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Funds to be used to purchase “Basic Responsibilities for NonProfit Boards” pamphlet which will be used as part of Calvary’s board development project.

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the Services for Homeless Families Program which provides job readiness and job placement support to DC parents transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support for the Greater Washington Workforce Development Collaborative which is a coalition of 14 local and national funders committed to strengthening the area’s workforce development system to more effectively help low-income and low-skilled adults throughout the Greater DC Region obtain and retain living wage employment.

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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

Home Care Partners

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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

Jobs for Homeless People (JHP)

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

To provide transportation assistance to homeless adults in the DC Federal City Shelter who seek employment

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$640
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support for membership to the Nonprofit Center Network and for two individuals to attend the annual conference in Washington, DC May 18-20, 2009.

Language ETC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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

N Street Village

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the Education and Employment Center which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.

Our Place DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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

Perry School Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the Center’s Economic Empowerment Department’s job readiness, training, and placement programs provided to DC adults.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

$1 for $1 Challenge Grant to support the Next Steps Program which helps DC adults set and attain goals that include obtaining employment and participating in job training programs.

Thrive DC

Amount
$7,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support of the Employment Services Program which provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless adults in DC.

Transitional Housing Corporation

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

Support for the Employment Services Program which helps formerly homeless DC residents living in THC supported housing to obtain and retain employment.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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

VW Associates

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2009

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
2009

General operating support of literacy programs provided to DC adults.

Institutional Support $3,500

Foundation Center

Amount
$3,500
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2009

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

Total: $241,520