General operating support for educational and career counseling programs and services to low-income DC adults.
Grants Made in 2012
Employment and Training Programs $325,000
General support to provide job training and placement services to disabled DC immigrants.
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.
Support of the Services for Homeless Families Program which provides job readiness and support to DC adults transitioning from homelessness to independent living.
Support for the implementation of the report Unlocking Unemployment Opportunity for Previously Incarcerated Persons in the District of Columbia.
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.
Support of the Coalition’s efforts in the District of Columbia to develop a long-term care workforce which has a living wage, health benefits, and improved training opportunities.
Support for the Legal Services Program which provides legal assistance and advice to low-wage DC workers on employment matters.
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.
General operating support of the Council’s efforts to improve the DC workforce development system.
Support of efforts that help DC workers improve working conditions and wages.
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.
General operating support of English as a Second Language and computer classes provided to DC immigrants.
Support of the Child Development Associate program which provides job training to immigrant women in DC.
Support for literacy and re-entry programs provided to DC juveniles incarcerated in the DC Jail and federal prisons.
Support for the training and education of DC adults as home care aides.
General operating support of programs and services that help unemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.
General support of English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and computer training provided to the DC immigrant community.
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.
General operating support for case management services that assist low-income and unemployed DC adults to obtain employment, housing, and other public supports.
General operating support for educational programs provided to low-literate DC adults.
Support of the Education and Employment Center which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.
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.
Support for ROC-DC’s COLORS Opportunities for Workers (CHOW) workforce development program.
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.
Support for the Next Steps Program which helps DC adults set and attain goals that include obtaining employment and participating in job training programs.
Support of adult basic education, computer training, and job readiness training to Ward 8 adults.
Support of job-readiness, placement, and retention programs for difficult-to-employ DC adults.
Support of the Employment Services Program which provides internships, job readiness, and job placement to homeless adults in DC.
General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail.
Support for culinary training program for DC youth who are aging out of the foster care system.
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
To support the purchase of a new database system
To support for the 2012-2013 DC Catalogue.
To support to redevelop and redesign the organization’s website.
Institutional Support $5,250
Support to complete funding for Micro Project to provide pro-bono IT consulting services to the DC Collective Impact Group.
General operating support for the DC library/learning center and free workshops provided to DC area nonprofit staff and volunteers.