Grants

Grants Made in 2011

Employment and Training Programs $309,000

Academy of Hope

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

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
2011

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
2011

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
2011

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
2011

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
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

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

Council for Court Excellence

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support for the publication and release of the DC Prisoner Reentry Initiative final report.

DC Appleseed

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General support for workforce development programs and initiatives.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

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
2011

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

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support of the Homeless Services Unit that provides case management to homeless individuals in DC and links them to treatment, benefits, training, employment, and housing.

Family Place

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

To support the Child Development Associate program which provides job training to immigrant women in DC.

First Time Computers

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

For support to provide refurbished computers to low-income DC households and computer training labs in small nonprofits.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

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
2011

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
2011

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
2011

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

LIFT-DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General operating support for case management services that assist low-income and unemployed DC adults to obtain employment, housing, and other public supports.

N Street Village

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

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

Our Place DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

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

Restaurant Opportunities Center – DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

Support for ROC-DC’s COLORS Opportunities for Workers workforce development program.

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

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

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

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

StreetWise Partners

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

General support of mentoring program that assists unemployed DC residents to obtain employment.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

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

Thrive DC

Amount
$9,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

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

Urban Alliance Foundation

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

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
2011

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
2011

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

Wider Opportunities for Women

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2011

For support to provide Career Connections workshops and the DC Metro Area Self-Sufficiency Calculator to DC adults.

Impact Grants $23,955

Byte Back

Amount
$5,000
Category
Impact Grants
Grants Made in
2011

To support a feasibility study of obtaining a new outcome tracking database. The feasibility study will investigate the type of database needed and also the likelihood of Byte Back’s ability to raise the necessary funds.

Compass

Amount
$5,000
Category
Impact Grants
Grants Made in
2011

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

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$4,455
Category
Impact Grants
Grants Made in
2011

To support to hire a consultant for a feasibility study to identify a software platform and associated costs for a shared client database. Project is a collaborative effort between Southeast Ministry, Byte Back, and Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington.

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$8,000
Category
Impact Grants
Grants Made in
2011

To support hiring a consultant to guide the organization’s transition to a new Executive Director and to provide board development and support during the transition.

Institutional Support $3,500

Foundation Center

Amount
$3,500
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2011

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

Total: $336,455