Grantee Directory

Grantee
Grant Type
Amount
Year

Dance Institute Of Washington Inc.

To support the expansion of the Dance Institute of Washington's (DIW) Holistic, Equitable School of ...
To support the expansion of the Dance Institute of Washington's (DIW) Holistic, Equitable School of Dance program.
Good Neighbor Grant
$35,000
2022

Collegiate Directions Incorporated

To support Collegiate Directions, Inc's highly successful Scholars Program, a comprehensive college ...
To support Collegiate Directions, Inc's highly successful Scholars Program, a comprehensive college access and completion program that helps high-ability students with financial need achieve a bachelor's degree and be prepared to enter the workforce.
Good Neighbor Grant
$35,000
2022

Clarke County Education Foundation

To support the Clarke County Education Foundation, in partnership with Clarke County Public Schools ...
To support the Clarke County Education Foundation, in partnership with Clarke County Public Schools (CCPS) and Shenandoah University, to establish a new author study program within the elementary schools.
Good Neighbor Grant
$ 35,000.00
2022

Building Bridges Across the River

To support the iCAN Technical Theater Internship (iCAN), which enrolls 15-24-year-old youth living i ...
To support the iCAN Technical Theater Internship (iCAN), which enrolls 15-24-year-old youth living in Southeast Washington, DC's Ward 7 and 8 (collectively referred to as EAs of the River).
Good Neighbor Grant
$20,000
2022

Boys And Girls Club Of Fauquier Inc.

To support the Youth Development Mentorship project, which provides each youth at the Boys & Girls C ...
To support the Youth Development Mentorship project, which provides each youth at the Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier with a mentor responsible for engaging with and tracking the development of the youth members in academics, character, and a healthy lifestyle.
Good Neighbor Grant
$35,000
2022

George Mason University Foundation, Inc.

Summer Dance Program To provide financial assistance for 90 percent of the program cost to ten hi ...
Summer Dance Program To provide financial assistance for 90 percent of the program cost to ten high school dancers from low-income families.
Good Neighbor Grant
$20,000
2013

826DC

To support the Young Author's Book Project (YABP) - 826DC's flagship publishing program, which partn ...
To support the Young Author's Book Project (YABP) - 826DC's flagship publishing program, which partners students from Washington, DC schools with professional writers to produce an anthology of student work that gives voice to students' unique experiences.
Good Neighbor Grant
$20,000
2019

CollegeTracks

CollegeTracks aims to serve 60 low-to-moderate income students in Montgomery County through the enha ...
CollegeTracks aims to serve 60 low-to-moderate income students in Montgomery County through the enhancement and expansion of its High-Flyer Program, designed to identify and serve high-achieving, first-generation-to-college students to ensure they apply and are accepted to highly-selective colleges and scholarships, and set them on a course for lifelong success.
Good Neighbor Grant
$35000
2020

SCS Noonan Scholars (aka Thrive)

In-College Bridge Scholarships Academic Year 20-21
In-College Bridge Scholarships Academic Year 20-21
College Access and Success
$150,000
2021

The Ingenuity Project

Using Data to Develop Student-Centered Supports for Retention and Persistence in STEM
Using Data to Develop Student-Centered Supports for Retention and Persistence in STEM
Other
$100,000
2020

Academic Magnet High School, Charleston County School District

Advancing Charleston Excellence (ACE) 2.0
Advancing Charleston Excellence (ACE) 2.0
Other
$150,000
2020

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Summer Enrichment Experience at Virginia Tech (SEE VT)
Summer Enrichment Experience at Virginia Tech (SEE VT)
Other
$260,290
2020

From The Top Inc.

2020-2021 Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
2020-2021 Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Other
$515,000
2020

Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation Inc.

2019-20 Pathway to the Baccalaureate Program Support
2019-20 Pathway to the Baccalaureate Program Support
Other
$150,000
2020

Duke University Talent Identification Program

FY21 Duke TIP Talent Center Support
FY21 Duke TIP Talent Center Support
Other
$67,000
2020

Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth

CTY One-Day College Admissions Seminar Scholarships
CTY One-Day College Admissions Seminar Scholarships
Other
$50,000
2020

Northwestern University Center for Talent Development

2020-2021 CTD Talent Center Support
2020-2021 CTD Talent Center Support
Other
$100,000
2020

Mississippi Public School Consortium for Educational Access

2020 Internship Stipend Support
2020 Internship Stipend Support
Rural Talent Initiative
$53,000
2020

Scholarship Fund of Alexandria

The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria requests funding for a pilot program to help 25 high-achieving, l ...
The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria requests funding for a pilot program to help 25 high-achieving, low-income, and/or first-generation juniors who have the potential to be accepted into highly selective universities but do not have the knowledge of the college selection, application and funding process to determine their best match colleges.
Good Neighbor Grant
$33,370
2020

Foundation of the State Arboretum

The purpose of this field experience is to provide Clarke County high school students with a 4-day ...
The purpose of this field experience is to provide Clarke County high school students with a 4-day immersion into Chesapeake Bay ecology, economy, careers, and culture to showcase connections between their Chesapeake Bay headwaters region and the Bay estuary exposing them to agriculture they never would have experienced otherwise.
Good Neighbor Grant
$12,950
2020

CollegeTracks

To serve 60 Montgomery County students from financially stressed households through the enhancement ...
To serve 60 Montgomery County students from financially stressed households through the enhancement and expansion of our now virtual High-Flyer Program. Our High-Flyer program identifies high-achieving, first-generation-to-college students to ensure they apply and are accepted to highly-selective colleges and scholarships, setting them on a course for lifelong success.
Good Neighbor Grant
$35,000
2021

Loudoun Education Foundation

To support college visits for the AVID students, which is a program across Loudoun County Public Sch ...
To support college visits for the AVID students, which is a program across Loudoun County Public Schools to provide academic and social support to underserved student populations within our schools. These tours will increase college and university enrollment by a population of students that is traditionally underserved. Tours will accommodate approximately all 295 AVID students.
Good Neighbor Grant
$10,000
2020

Morven Park, Inc.

Morven Park Center for Civic Impact
Morven Park Center for Civic Impact
Academic Enrichment
$27,000
2020

Educacion Para Nuestro Futuro Founded By Escuela Bolivia

To support the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP), which will promote college access for approximately 7 ...
To support the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP), which will promote college access for approximately 792 low-income, academically promising immigrant youth in Northern Virginia by empowering students to set high expectations for pursuing a postsecondary education and helping them achieve career goals through one-on-one college application, scholarship, and financial aid counseling.
Good Neighbor Grant
$20,000
2021

First Generation College Bound, Inc.

This funding will support College Success Coaches’ efforts to advise, support and encourage 180 low ...
This funding will support College Success Coaches’ efforts to advise, support and encourage 180 low-income first generation high school seniors attending seven Prince George’s County schools overcome significant obstacles to matriculate successfully to college.
Good Neighbor Grant
$35,000
2021

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