Support of the ACTDEAR program which provides job training and placement services to disabled DC immigrants.
Grants Made in 2009
Employment and Training Programs $238,020
Support of the Next Steps program that provides college & career counseling to interested DC adults upon GED/EDP graduation.
General operating support for computer training to low-income, unemployed, under-employed, and homeless DC adults.
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.
Funds to be used to purchase “Basic Responsibilities for NonProfit Boards” pamphlet which will be used as part of Calvary’s board development project.
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.
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.
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.
Support of efforts that help DC workers improve working conditions and wages.
General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to DC immigrants.
Support for literacy and re-entry programs provided to DC juveniles incarcerated in the DC Jail and federal prisons.
To support the training and education of DC adults as home care aides.
To provide transportation assistance to homeless adults in the DC Federal City Shelter who seek employment
General operating support of programs and services that help unemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.
Support for membership to the Nonprofit Center Network and for two individuals to attend the annual conference in Washington, DC May 18-20, 2009.
General support of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and computer training provided to the DC immigrant community.
Support of the Education and Employment Center which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.
Support of the Employment Services Program which is provided to incarcerated and recently released DC women.
Support of the Center’s Economic Empowerment Department’s job readiness, training, and placement programs provided to DC adults.
$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.
Support of GED preparation and job readiness training to Ward 8 adults
Support of the Employment Services Program which provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless adults in DC.
Support for the Employment Services Program which helps formerly homeless DC residents living in THC supported housing to obtain and retain employment.
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.
General operating support of literacy programs provided to DC adults.
Institutional Support $3,500
General operating support for the DC library/learning center and free workshops provided to DC area nonprofit organizations.