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2016-17 Greater Washington Classic Project Roster

 

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE WASHINGTON
Washington, DC
www.francedc.org

Alliance Française promotes dialogue and understanding in a multicultural society through language training and cultural exchanges.

Alliance Française has requested a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to look at options for programmatic growth of current programs to help increase enrollment in adult classes.

BYTE BACK 
Washington, DC
www.byteback.org

Byte Back’s mission is to improve economic opportunity by providing computer training and career preparation to underserved Washington, DC residents.

Byte Back is seeking a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to assess the most successful strategies to support expansion across the DC region.

CITY FIRST ENTERPRISES
Washington, DC
www.cfenterprises.org

City First’s mission is to promote equitable community development by increasing economic access and expanding opportunity for low-wealth communities.

City First is asking for a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to help them prioritize program initiatives, which will support their Strategic Framework and optimize the use of limited resources.

CITY YEAR WASHINGTON, DC
Washington, DC
www.cityyear.org/dc

City Year works to end the high school drop-out crisis by deploying young AmeriCorps volunteers to high-need urban schools.

City Year requests BOARD DEVELOPMENT assistance to identify new recruiting strategies to attract board members who bring needed skills and contacts.

CORNERSTONE MONTGOMERY
Bethesda, MD
www.cornerstonemontgomery.org

Cornerstone Montgomery empowers people living with mental health and co-occurring substance use disorders to live and work successfully within their community.

Cornerstone Montgomery requested a two-year STRATEGIC PLANNING project to guide their work over the next 3-5 years with an emphasis on being a great place to work, improving the lives of people they serve, providing education to the community at large, and maintaining financial stability.

DC YOUTH ORCHESTRA PROGRAM
Washington, DC
www.dcyop.org

DCYOP provides quality music instruction and performance opportunities for young people, while instilling the discipline and focus to succeed academically.

DC Youth Orchestra Program is seeking BOARD DEVELOPMENT to identify board best practices including policies, practices, bylaws, and a plan to expand the board.

EASTER SEALS SERVING DC | MD | VA
Silver Spring, Maryland
www.eseal.org

Easter Seals provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.

Easter Seals is requesting a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to ensure they have a consistent data tracking system across numerous programs as they grow and increase their need to monitor and report outcomes and impact.

GALA HISPANIC THEATRE
Washington, DC
www.galatheatre.org

GALA Hispanic Theatre promotes and shares Latino arts and cultures with diverse audiences, creating work that speaks to communities today, and preserves the rich Hispanic heritage.

GALA Hispanic Theater seeks a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to create a marketing and communications plan to increase the organization’s visibility in both Latino and English-speaking communities.

GIRLS ON THE RUN OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Fairfax, Virginia
www.gotrnova.org

GOTR NOVA inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident by using an experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.

Girls on the Run is requesting a two-year STRATEGIC PLANNING project to create a roadmap to help them better serve the girls in their program, as well as plan for the internal infrastructure needed to achieve their goals.

GREEN ACRES SCHOOL
Bethesda, Maryland
www.greenacres.org

Green Acres School challenges and inspires pre-K through 8th grade students to live and learn with intellect, curiosity, determination, joy, and compassion.

Green Acres School has asked for a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to assist them with near and long-term plans for student recruitment and retention, as well as metrics by which to track and measure success going forward.

GREEN DOOR
Washington, DC
www.greendoor.org

Green Door prepares men and women living with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other mental illnesses to work and live independently in DC.

This is the second year of a two-year STRATEGIC PLANNING project. There will be spots for new volunteers.

HOMELESS CHILDREN’S PLAYTIME PROJECT
Washington, DC
www.playtimeproject.org

The Homeless Children’s Playtime Project nurtures healthy child development and reduces the effects of trauma among children living in temporary housing programs.

Homeless Children’s Playtime Project is seeking a BOARD DEVELOPMENT assessment of current Board functions along with recommendations for recruitment, bylaws and committees.

IDENTITY
Gaithersburg, Maryland
www.identity-youth.org

Identity facilitates the successful transition of Latino youth into adulthood by providing skills, guidance, positive role models, and a strong sense of community.

Identity has requested a FUNDING STRATEGY project to assess the feasibility of creating an enterprise for disconnected youth that is both self-sustaining and a meaningful paid work experience for young people in their program.

JUBILEE JUMPSTART
Washington, DC
www.jubileejumpstart.org

Jubilee JumpStart prepares children from low-income families for success in school and life.

Jubilee JumpStart seeks a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to help them plan an expansion to serve a higher number of children and families in the next 3-5 years.

KID MUSEUM
Bethesda, Maryland
www.kid-museum.org

KID Museum’s mission is to cultivate creativity, curiosity and compassion to build a better world by engaging youth in science, technology, art and math.

KID Museum is seeking STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT to better understand their cost structure and opportunities for generating revenue, in an effort to align program goals and earned income targets.

KOREAN COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER OF GREATER WASHINGTON
Annandale, Virginia
www.kcscgw.org

KCSC’s mission is to assist and empower Asian Americans and new immigrants to become well-adjusted and fully contributing members of the United States.

KCSC is requesting a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to develop a set of strategic goals  that enable them to strengthen existing programs and develop new programs to meet the needs of their beneficiaries.

LAB SCHOOL OF WASHINGTON
Washington, DC
www.labschool.org

The Lab School of Washington is an innovative learning community fostering scholarship and creativity in students with different learning styles.

This is the second year of a two-year STRATEGIC PLANNING project. There will be spots for new volunteers.

MADISON HOUSE AUTISM FOUNDATION
Rockville, Maryland
www.madisonhouseautism.org

MHAF’s mission is to provide support, opportunities and hope to adults with autism and their families.

MHAF is seeking STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT to determine if their activities, programs and resources are moving in step with their mission and capacity.

MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY TELEVISION
Rockville, Maryland
www.mymcmedia.org

MCT encourages and sponsors “first voice” multimedia content that meets community needs, engages communities, and offers forums for free expression on both broadcast and broadband platforms.

MCT has asked for a FUNDING STRATEGY project to establish a Development Plan that assesses individual giving, membership models, a corporate advisory board, and an earned income stream.

NEXT STEP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL
Washington, DC
www.nextsteppcs.org

The Next Step PCS provides students aged 16-24 who are not supported in traditional high schools with the opportunity to continue their education.

This is the second year of a two-year STRATEGIC PLANNING project. There will be spots for new volunteers.

PRESIDENT LINCOLN’S COTTAGE
Washington, DC
www.lincolncottage.org

President Lincoln’s Cottage has a mission to bring the world to the Cradle of the Emancipation Proclamation and connect with Lincoln through his untold stories.

President Lincoln’s Cottage is seeking FUNDING STRATEGY recommendations that will provide guidance for raising funds for long-term preservation costs.

SEABURY RESOURCES FOR AGING
Washington, DC
www.seaburyresources.org

Seabury’s mission is to provide personalized, affordable services and housing options to help older adults live with independence and dignity.

Seabury has requested BOARD DEVELOPMENT, which would provide models, strategies and best practices for recruitment, structure and roles of Board members.

STEPPING STONES SHELTER
Rockville, Maryland
www.steppingstonesshelter.org

Stepping Stones Shelter provides a continuum of services to homeless families with children in order to move them from crisis to a stable home environment.

Stepping Stones Shelter seeks STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT to align their resources with program growth and departmental expansion.

SUNFLOWER BAKERY
Gaithersburg, Maryland
www.sunflowerbakery.org

Sunflower Bakery provides young adults with learning difference with professional, on-the-job training for employment in pastry, baking, and food-related industries.

Sunflower Bakery is seeking a FUNDING STRATEGY project in order to determine whether they can generate revenue by training other organizations in their model.

VOLUNTEER FAIRFAX
Fairfax, Virginia
www.volunteerfairfax.org

Volunteer Fairfax mobilizes people and resources to meet regional community needs.

Volunteer Fairfax seeks STRATEGIC MARKETING to bolster their flagship program, VolunteerFest, a region-wide day of community service.

WORKHOUSE ARTS FOUNDATION
Lorton, Virginia
www.workhousearts.org

The Workhouse Arts Foundation seeks to grow and support a vibrant arts center that offers opportunities and joyful experiences in visual and performing arts, history and education.

The Workhouse Arts Foundation is requesting STRATEGIC MARKETING to raise awareness of the Center with various constituents, identify marketing opportunities to encourage first-time visitors, and promote repeat visits.

WORK PLACE DC  
Washington, DC
www.workplacedc.org

Work Place DC engages business, government, community-based organizations, and individuals to provide a continuum of high-quality workforce development services to DC residents.

Work Place DC is seeking a STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATION project to analyze their structural options as a collaborative, which will guide their future direction and decisions.