Past Recipients

Grantee
Grant Type
Amount
Year

Young Artists of America at Strathmore

To support the Reach for the Stars program, which awards scholarships for participation in the Summe ...
To support the Reach for the Stars program, which awards scholarships for participation in the Summer Performing Arts Intensives (SPAI) to enable promising young performing artists from low- and moderate-income families to study with top teaching artists.
Good Neighbor Grant
$25,000
2019

Washington Urban Debate League

To support the program’s expansion to five new schools, providing their high-quality afterschool deb ...
To support the program’s expansion to five new schools, providing their high-quality afterschool debate program to 100 additional talented students.
Good Neighbor Grant
$16,000
2019

StoryBook Treasures

To support a reading enrichment program for students in grades K-3 at select schools in Loudoun Coun ...
To support a reading enrichment program for students in grades K-3 at select schools in Loudoun County. StoryBook Treasures helps nurture the love of reading at a critical time when students are developing reading and comprehension skills.
Good Neighbor Grant
$20,000
2019

Mosby Heritage Area Association

To support the Local History in the Schools program, which helps connect the region’s rich history w ...
To support the Local History in the Schools program, which helps connect the region’s rich history with in-classroom curriculum, providing context within the communities where students live.
Good Neighbor Grant
$10,000
2019

Loudoun Education Foundation

To support CAMPUS program – a college outreach initiative to prepare first-generations and low-incom ...
To support CAMPUS program – a college outreach initiative to prepare first-generations and low-income students for success in college.
Good Neighbor Grant
$10,000
2019

George Mason University Foundation

To support the Mason Game & Technology Academy’s (MGTA) financial aid program, ensuring the particip ...
To support the Mason Game & Technology Academy’s (MGTA) financial aid program, ensuring the participation of students with financial need in Mason's rigorous summer advanced technology courses, such as computer science, game design and digital animation. 
Good Neighbor Grant
$26,436
2019

E.L. Haynes Public Charter School

To support the E.L. Haynes Pre-College program which provides transformative, experiential learning  ...
To support the E.L. Haynes Pre-College program which provides transformative, experiential learning and community service opportunities, internships, and academic support to ensure students are fully prepared to succeed in college.
Good Neighbor Grant
$31,064
2019

Collegiate Directions

To support the CDI Scholars Program which provides comprehensive college access and success programm ...
To support the CDI Scholars Program which provides comprehensive college access and success programming to students in Montgomery County who have high financial need.
Good Neighbor Grant
$21,500
2019

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