Support for computer training to low-income, homeless, and at-risk DC adults and to provide refurbished computers to low-income DC households and small nonprofits.
Grants Made in 2013
Employment and Training Programs $311,500
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 for the Legal and Community Support Program which helps low-income DC Latino immigrants apply for and maintain the legal right to work in the United States.
Support for the Progressive Employment Program which offers training and job placement services to low-income DC residents with an emphasis on ex-offenders.
Support for the Employment Services Program which helps homeless adults in DC obtain employment and housing.
Support for the Family Services Center which provides case management, employment readiness, and job placement services to DC ex-offenders.
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.
To support the Legal Services Program which provides legal assistance and advice to low-wage DC workers on employment matters and provides workers assistance to collect unpaid wages.
To support advocacy efforts to enact Ban the Box legislation in DC which would remove the question from job applications about an individual’s conviction history and delay background check inquiry until later in the hiring process.
General support of advocacy efforts to improve low-income and low-skilled DC residents’ access to living wage jobs.
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 immigrants in DC.
Support of the Child Development Associate Program which provides job training to immigrant women in DC.
$15,000 grant for general support for programs provided to DC juveniles while incarcerated and upon re-entry into the community; $10,000 to help support the re-entry outreach specialist position.
Support for AimHire, a job readiness, placement, and retention program for homeless adults in DC with significant employment barriers.
To support 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 programs and computer training provided to the DC immigrant community.
Support for job readiness program that prepares DC adults for participation in home care aide certification classes.
Support of the Education and Employment Center which helps homeless women in DC obtain employment.
Support for the Worker Rights and Jobs Campaign that seeks to place 500 DC adults into employment at the new Marriott Hotel in downtown DC.
Support for the COLORS Hospitality Opportunities for Workers (CHOW) workforce development program that provides training and education in front-of-the-house restaurant skills to low-income immigrant workers, workers of color, and women.
Support to help DC adults transitioning from homelessness and addiction to independent living through programs and services that include substance abuse recovery, housing, and job retention.
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 job-readiness, placement, and retention programs for difficult-to-employ DC adults.
Support of Employment Readiness Services Program which provides internships, job readiness, and job placement assistance to homeless women and men in DC.
To support the Helping Hands Program that provides survivors in DC with job readiness and job placement support.
General operating support for programs and services provided to men and women in the DC Jail that link them to support services which include job training and job placement.
General operating support for culinary training program for DC youth who are aging out of the foster care system.
Support for literacy and job readiness programs provided to low-literate DC adults.
Impact Grants $31,500
To support for the 2013-2014 DC Catalogue.
To support the Collective Impact Project which will develop a shared database to be used by DC workforce development agencies. The database will initially be used by three Jovid grantee organizations: Byte Back, Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington, and Southeast Ministry.
Institutional Support $3,500
General operating support for the DC library/learning center and free workshops provided to DC area nonprofit staff and volunteers.