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2011-12 Micro Projects

C&O CANAL TRUST
Hagerstown, MD
http://www.canaltrust.org/trust/

The mission of the C&O Canal Trust is to work in partnership with the National Park Service to protect, restore, and promote the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (NHP).  The C&O Canal Trust is asking for a Board Development project.

 

DAMIEN MINISTRIES
Washington, DC
http://www.damienministries.org/

Damien Ministries  is a faith-based organization committed to supporting those feeling isolated due to  HIV/AIDS, particularly the poor. Damien Ministries  serves clients without regard to religious affiliation. Damien Ministries is seeking a Board Development project.

 

DC EMPLOYMENT JUSTICE CENTER
Washington, DC
http://www.dcejc.org/

The D.C. Employment Justice Center protects and promotes the legal rights of low-wage workers in the D.C. metro area through legal services, advocacy and education. Compass will help the Employment Justice Center with a Strategic Alignment project focusing on Performance Evaluation, Feedback and Development for Staff.

 

LUMINA STUDIO THEATRE
Silver Spring, MD
http://www.luminastudio.org/

Lumina Studio Theatre’s mission is to provide unique opportunities for young and adult actors of all experience levels to perform Shakespeare and classical theatre in a professional setting.  The Compass team will help Lumina Studio Theatre with a Funding Strategy project.

 

NETWORK FOR TEACHING ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Washington, DC
http://www.nfte.com/

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) provides programs that inspire young people from low-income communities to stay in school, recognize business opportunities, and plan for successful futures. NFTE is seeking Compass’ assistance in a Strategic Alignment project focusing on Mission and Vision Development.

 

PARENT ENCOURAGEMENT PROGRAM
Kensington, MD
http://www.pepparent.org/

The Parent Encouragement Program (PEP) is a parenting education organization whose mission is to help parents develop stronger, healthier families. PEP’s programs are based on proven child and family development theories that help parents  understand positive parenting approaches and techniques.  PEP is seeking Compass’ assistance with a Funding Strategy project.

 

THE READING CONNECTION
Arlington, VA
http://www.thereadingconnection.org

The mission of The Reading Connection is to improve the lives of at-risk children and families by helping them create and sustain literacy-rich environments and motivation for reading.  The Reading Connection has asked Compass for assistance with a Funding Strategy project.

 

REBUILDING TOGETHER MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Kensington, MD
http://www.rebuildingtogethermc.org/

Rebuilding Together Montgomery County brings volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners. Compass will be assisting Rebuilding Together Montgomery County with a Board Development project.

 

SENIOR SERVICES OF ALEXANDRIA
Alexandria, VA
http://www.seniorservicesalex.org/

The mission of Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) is to foster independence and self-sufficiency, enabling seniors within the city of Alexandria to age with dignity. SSA has asked Compass to assist with a Funding Strategy Project.

 

SPECIAL LOVE
Winchester, VA
http://www.speciallove.org/

Special Love provides camps, financial assistance, and a community of support to children with cancer and their families in the Mid-Atlantic region. Special Love has asked Compass to assist with a Funding Strategy project.

 

STEPPING STONES SHELTER
Rockville, MD
http://www.steppingstonesshelter.org/

Stepping Stones Shelter is an emergency/assessment shelter for families, providing support to homeless families with children in order to move them from crisis to a stable home environment. Stepping Stones has asked Compass to assist with a Funding Strategy project.

 

STONE SOUP FILMS
Washington, DC
http://www.stonesoupfilms.org/

Stone Soup Films produces high-quality videos free-of-charge for charitable organizations in Washington D.C. that have limited resources to promote and raise money for their critical work. Stone Soup has asked Compass to assist with a Funding Strategy project.

 

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