Grants

Grants Made in 2010

Employment and Training Programs $366,850

Academy of Hope

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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
2010

General support to provide job training and placement services to disabled DC immigrants.

Byte Back

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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.

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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

Coalition for Economic Empowerment

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of programs and services which provide job readiness and job placement support to DC adults who primarily reside in the Brookland Manor public housing complex.

Council for Court Excellence

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of the DC Prisoner Reentry Initiative.

DC Appleseed

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for the Green Jobs Initiative which will analyze the demand for green jobs in DC, skill sets needed to enter this field, and career paths available to DC residents.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for the Legal Services Program which provides legal assistance and advice to low-wage DC workers on employment matters.

DC Jobs Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support of the Council’s efforts to improve the DC workforce development system.

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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
2010

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

First Time Computers

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General operating support for programs that provide computer certification training to DC adults and computers to low-income DC households and small nonprofits.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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

Home Care Partners

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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

LIFT-DC

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

General support for case management and job readines services to DC adults seeking employment.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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

N Street Village

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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

ONE DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support of the Right to Income Campaign that organizes low-income DC residents to exercise collective action to win living wage jobs created with new economic development in the District.

Oromo Community Organization

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Capstone grant to support hiring a full-time job developer who will provide job placement services to Oromo immigrants in the DC region.

Our Place DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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
2010

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

Restaurant Opportunities Center – DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for the launch of ROC-DC’s COLORS Opportunities for Workers (CHOW) workforce development program.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for programs and services that help DC adults transition from homelessness and substance abuse addiction to independent living which includes housing, employment, and substance abuse recovery.

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$9,350
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support to hire a major donor consultant to work with board, staff, and key volunteers to increase major giving.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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

Thrive DC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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
2010

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

Urban Alliance Foundation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

Support for the Alumni Services Program which helps disconnected DC youth transition to employment or job training.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

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
2010

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
2010

General operating support of literacy and workplace readiness programs provided to low-literate DC adults.

Work Place DC

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2010

To support efforts to integrate workforce development services among DC service providers. This grant will be paid in 2011.

Impact Grants $6,000

Compass

Amount
$5,000
Category
Impact Grants
Grants Made in
2010

To support for one Micro Project which will provide one Jovid grantee organization with pro-bono consulting services.

Institutional Support $9,500

Foundation Center

Amount
$3,500
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2010

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

Taproot Foundation

Amount
$6,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2010

To fund a Service Grant to serve one eligible Jovid grantee.

Total: $382,350