Grants

Grants Made in 2017

Employment and Training Programs $192,500

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Amount
$25,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for computer training and job placement to 1,000 low-income, homeless, and at-risk DC adults.

Calvary Women’s Services

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for the Step Up DC program which provides job readiness and job placement support to about 60 homeless women in DC.

Central American Resource Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for the Legal Services Program which helpsDC immigrants apply for or renew legal work status in the U.S. and provides legal support for wage and employment disputes.

DC Law Students in Court

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for an expungement clinic which assists DC residents to have eligible criminal and arrest records expunged or sealed with the goal of improving employment opportunities.

DC Long-Term Care Coalition

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

To support the Coalition’s efforts to develop a long-term care workforce in the District of Columbia which receives a living wage, health benefits, and updated training and accountability.

Ethiopian Community Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

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

Family Place

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for the Adult ESL/Child Development Associate Training Program which provides intensive ESL classes and CDA training to 40 Latina women in DC.

First Shift

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

General operating support for programs that help low-income DC women who are pregnant or who have recently given birth to retain employment.

Literacy Volunteer & Advocates

Amount
$5,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

General support for literacy programs that serve DC residents with reading levels below 6th grade.

New Futures

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

General support for case management, skills development, and career readiness services to 180 DC-area young adults seeking to obtain associate or other technical degrees and to improve employment.

Skyland Workforce Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

To fulfill a prior-year pledge made for coordination of workforce development service organizations co-located at Skyland.

Southeast Ministry

Amount
$20,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support of adult basic education, GED preparation, computer training, and job-readiness training to nearly 350 Ward 8 adults.

StreetWise Partners

Amount
$10,000
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

General support of mentoring program that provides job readiness training and helps unemployed and underemployed DC residents obtain and retain employment.

Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support for the Workforce Development and Job Placement Program which provides job readiness and job placement support to 60 torture survivors in DC.

Urban Ed

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

Support of A+ and Help Desk computer training provided to low-skilled and under-employed DC adults primarily in Ward 8.

Washington English Center

Amount
$12,500
Category
Employment and Training Programs
Grants Made in
2017

General operating support of ESL, computer training, and job placement programs provided to over 1,000 DC immigrants.

Impact Grants $10,000

The Work Place DC

Amount
$10,000
Category
Impact Grants
Grants Made in
2017

To fulfill a prior-year pledge made to support the HIRE DC shared database system.

Institutional Support $10,000

Nonprofit Volunteer Center

Amount
$10,000
Category
Institutional Support
Grants Made in
2017

Support for the 2017 DC Board Match Event.

Legacy Grants $371,500

Family Place

Amount
$10,000
Category
Legacy Grants
Grants Made in
2017

First Shift

Amount
$10,000
Category
Legacy Grants
Grants Made in
2017

Jubilee Jobs

Amount
$45,000
Category
Legacy Grants
Grants Made in
2017

Life Asset

Amount
$25,000
Category
Legacy Grants
Grants Made in
2017

Thrive DC

Amount
$20,000
Category
Legacy Grants
Grants Made in
2017

Urban Ed

Amount
$7,500
Category
Legacy Grants
Grants Made in
2017
Total: $584,000