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2014 Greater Washington Micro Project Roster

 

CHESS CHALLENGE IN DC
Washington, DC
http://chesschallengeindc.org

Chess Challenge in DC seeks to promote the academic, social, and leadership development of under-served youth in the District of Columbia. STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT.

 

COALITION FOR SMARTER GROWTH
Washington, DC
http://www.smartergrowth.net

The Coalition for Smarter Growth’s mission is to promote walkable, inclusive and transit-oriented communities to make communities flourish. FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

DC LAWYERS FOR YOUTH
Washington, DC
http://www.dcly.org

DC Lawyers for Youth seeks to improve the DC juvenile justice system by advocating for reforms that promote positive youth development, effective legal representation, and supportive relationships between the community and DC’s youth. FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

EMPOWERED WOMEN INTERNATIONAL (EWI)
Alexandria, VA
http://ewint.org

EWI channels the entrepreneurial drive and creative talents of immigrant, refugee and low-income women into small businesses. FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

FATHER MCKENNA CENTER
Washington, DC
http://www.fathermckennacenter.org

Father McKenna Center’s mission is to meet the immediate needs of the poor and homeless to help them reclaim their lives. BOARD DEVELOPMENT.

 

GIRLS ON THE RUN – DC
Washington, DC
http://www.gotrdc.org

The Girls on the Run mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using an experience-based curriculum, which integrates running. STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT.

 

HORIZONS GREATER WASHINGTON
Washington, DC
http://www.horizonsgreaterwashington.org

Horizons Greater Washington develops public-private partnerships between independent and public school communities to empower economically disadvantaged students to realize their full potential. FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

LIFE ASSET, INC.
Washington, DC
http://www.lifeasset.org

Life Asset’s mission is to help alleviate poverty in Washington, DC by empowering people through affordable financial products, services, and education.  FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

LIVE IT LEARN IT
Washington, DC
http://www.liveitlearnit.org

Live It Learn It’s mission is to boost academic achievement through classroom lessons and academically-focused trips to DC’s historical, cultural, and environmental resources.  FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

MARRIOTT FOUNDATION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Bethesda, MD
http://www.bridgestowork.org

The Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities’ centerpiece program, Bridges from School to Work, engages employers, schools, community resources, youth and their families to provide young people with disabilities with the opportunity to learn, grow and succeed through employment.  STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT.

 

MENTORS of MINORITIES IN ENDUCATION’s TOTAL LEARNING CIS-TEM
Washington, DC
http://www.momiestlc.org

The mission of M.O.M.I.E’s TLC is to nurture the genius of children and create a transformative learning system.  FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

NATIONAL CONSERVATORY OF DRAMATIC ARTS
Washington DC
http://www.theconservatory.org/Home.html

The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts’ trains people for careers in acting.  FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

NEW FUTURES
Washington, DC
http://www.newfuturesdc.org

New Futures’ mission is to enable low-income young adults to obtain an education that leads to productive employment and financial self-sufficiency. FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

THE PEN/ FAULKNER FOUNDATION
Washington, DC
http://www.penfaulkner.org

The mission of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation is to build audiences for literature in order to foster a literate and creative society. STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT.

 

RACHAEL’S WOMEN’S CENTER
Washington, DC
http://www.rachaels.org/template/index.cfm

Rachael’s Women’s Center provides homeless and formerly homeless women with opportunities to develop their hope, independence, and self-esteem.  BOARD DEVELOPMENT.

 

SOUTHEAST MINISTRY
Washington, DC
http://southeastministrydc.org

Southeast Ministry is a social justice agency that uses resources of African-American culture to foster self-development among low-income persons in Southeast Washington. STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT.

 

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

Stone Soup organizes professional talent to produce pro bono films that help nonprofits communicate more effectively.  BOARD DEVELOPMENT

 

THE NONPROFIT ROUNDTABLE OF GREATER WASHINGTON
Washington, DC
http://nonprofitroundtable.org

The Nonprofit Roundtable’s mission is to build the strength, influence and visibility of the nonprofit sector in Greater Washington.  MARKETING STRATEGY.

 

THE WASHINGTON LITERACY CENTER
Washington, DC
http://washingtonliteracycenter.org

The mission of the Washington Literacy Center is to raise the literacy level of adults such that they may function on the job, in the family and in society.  FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

THRIVE DC
Washington, DC
http://www.thrivedc.org

Thrive DC’s mission is to prevent and end homelessness by providing vulnerable individuals with a comprehensive range of services.  STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT.

 

TURNING THE PAGE
Washington, DC
http://www.turningthepage.org

Turning the Page works to ensure that D.C. students receive valuable educational resources and a high-quality public education.  FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

VOICES FOR A SECOND CHANCE
Washington, DC
http://www.vscdc.org

Voices for a Second Chance empowers the incarcerated and newly-released to create, maintain and strengthen family and community ties so they are better prepared for a successful transition back into the community.  FUNDING STRATEGY.

 

WORD BEATS & LIFE
Washington, DC
http://wblinc.org

Words Beats & Life transforms individual lives and whole communities through hip-hop.  FUNDING STRATEGY.