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

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

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

College Access Fairfax

To increase the percentage of seniors who complete the FAFSA by supporting the Financial Aid Champio ...
To increase the percentage of seniors who complete the FAFSA by supporting the Financial Aid Champions to provide free FAFSA preparation to Fairfax County high school students who want to attend college and need financial help.  Champions focus on 14 schools with higher poverty levels and lower FAFSA completion histories.
Good Neighbor Grant
$15,000
2021

Passion for Learning, Inc.

To support P4L’s Go2College summer and afterschool program, providing early college awareness, goal ...
To support P4L’s Go2College summer and afterschool program, providing early college awareness, goal setting and preparation for 40+ middle school students in grades 6-8 who attend Montgomery County Public Schools.
Good Neighbor Grant
$10,000
2021

Young Artists of America at Strathmore

To support our new “Raise the Curtain” program, which will recruit and give scholarships— for our pr ...
To support our new “Raise the Curtain” program, which will recruit and give scholarships— for our pre-BFA training program— to 35 talented low-to-moderate-income students, grades 9-12, from the DMV area, who aspire to attend college musical theatre and conservatory programs after high school.
Good Neighbor Grant
$35,000
2021

American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras

To support AYPO’s Tuition Assistance Program, which provides free and deeply discounted tuition enab ...
To support AYPO’s Tuition Assistance Program, which provides free and deeply discounted tuition enabling students ages 9 to 19 from low-income communities in the greater Washington, DC area to participate in our five youth orchestras, six ensembles and Summer String Academy.
Good Neighbor Grant
$35,000
2021

The School For Ethics And Global Leadership

To allow up to ten local, low-income students to participate in SEGL’s virtual Integrity 101 class. ...
To allow up to ten local, low-income students to participate in SEGL’s virtual Integrity 101 class. The class brings together SEGL faculty, guest experts, and high school students from across the country to discuss current events, ethics, and leadership.
Good Neighbor Grant
$24,000
2021

StoryBook Treasures

StoryBook Treasures (SBT) seeks funding to provide our early intervention, all-inclusive school to h ...
StoryBook Treasures (SBT) seeks funding to provide our early intervention, all-inclusive school to home literacy enrichment program for grades PreK through 3rd. The StoryBook Treasures program is specifically designed to close the literacy achievement gap through reading, story comprehension, and family engagement.
Good Neighbor Grant
$30,000
2021

Center For Inspired Teaching

To support Inspired Teaching Youth Enrichment - Real World History and Speak Truth - providing inter ...
To support Inspired Teaching Youth Enrichment - Real World History and Speak Truth - providing internships, building intellectual curiosity, and promoting civic engagement for 275 DC students; and develop the Speak Truth Student-Facilitator Guidebook, concrete tool for teachers to multiply our impact by changing the school experience for thousands of students.
Good Neighbor Grant
$35,000
2021

Morven Park, Inc.

In support of the Morven Park Center for Civic Impact
In support of the Morven Park Center for Civic Impact
Good Neighbor Grant
$27,000
2020

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

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