Grants

Grants Made in 2012

Employment and Training Programs $325,000

Academy of Hope

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

ARRIBA Center for Independent Living

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

Byte Back

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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
2012

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
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

Council for Court Excellence

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for the implementation of the report Unlocking Unemployment Opportunity for Previously Incarcerated Persons in the District of Columbia.

DC Appleseed

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of the Home Health Care Workers’ Project which will conduct research and issue recommendations to improve working conditions, training, and wages for DC long-term care aides.

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

DC Employment Justice Center

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Impact Grnat to support for the hiring of a part-time attorney (20 hours/week) to increase the organization’s capacity to handle wage theft litigation.

DC Jobs Council

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

Downtown Cluster of Congregations

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

Family Place

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of the Child Development Associate program which provides job training to immigrant women in DC.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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
2012

Support for the training and education of DC adults as home care aides.

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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
2012

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

Life Pathways

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for program that prepares DC adults for participation in Home Care Aide Certification classes. A portion of the grant award is designated for scholarships.

LIFT-DC

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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
2012

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

ONE DC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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.

Restaurant Opportunities Center – DC

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

Samaritan Inns

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

Southeast Ministry of Greater Washington

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support of adult basic education, computer training, and job readiness training to Ward 8 adults.

STRIVE DC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

Thrive DC

Amount
$7,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

Visitors’ Services Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

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

W.H.A.L.E.R’s Creation

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

Support for culinary training program for DC youth who are aging out of the foster care system.

Washington Area Community Investment Fund

Amount
$2,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2012

General operating support to provide technical assistance and capital programs for low to moderate income small business owners and micro-entrepreneurs in DC.

Impact Grants $16,400

Byte Back

Amount
$5,000
Category
Impact Grants
Grants Made in
2012

To support the purchase of a new database system

DC Jobs with Justice

Amount
$9,900
Category
Impact Grants
Grants Made in
2012

To support to redevelop and redesign the organization’s website.

Institutional Support $5,250

Compass

Amount
$2,750
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2012

Support to complete funding for Micro Project to provide pro-bono IT consulting services to the DC Collective Impact Group.

Foundation Center

Amount
$2,500
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2012

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

Total: $346,650