Recent Grantees

At our Summer Board of Directors’ Meeting, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation awarded 128 grants for a total of $7,145,000.  Below is a list of our recent grantees from the March 1, 2017 deadline.  

Organization

Amount

Friends of Compass www.compassdc.org

$65,000

$40,000 for general support and $25,000 for the merger program.

Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital www.gscnc.org

$60,000

To support camp-based and outreach programs for girls from low-to-moderate-income families in the metropolitan Washington area.

Girls on the Run - DC www.gotrdc.org

$25,000

General support.

Goodwill of Greater Washington www.dcgoodwill.org

$50,000

General support for workforce development programs in the DC metropolitan area, including the operation of the Goodwill Excel Center Adult Public Charter School.

$10,000

$10,000 as a 1:1 match for general support to provide therapeutic riding and other equine-assisted activities to children and adults with special needs from across the Washington metropolitan area.

Habitat for Humanity of Washington, DC www.dchabitat.org

$20,000

General support.

Horton's Kids www.hortonskids.org

$35,000

$20,000 outright and $15,000 as a 1:1 match for general support.

Housing Initiative Partnership www.hiphomes.org

$40,000

General support.

Housing Up (formerly Transitional Housing Corporation) www.housingup.org

$50,000

$30,000 outright and $20,000 as a 1:1 match for general support.

Humane Rescue Alliance (formerly Washington Humane Society) www.humanerescuealliance.org

$50,000

General support.

Hyattsville CDC http://www.hycdc.org

$20,000

General support.

IMPACT Silver Spring www.impactsilverspring.org

$40,000

General support.

In Series, Inc. www.inseries.org

$20,000

General support.

Institute for Public Health Innovation http://www.institutephi.org

$20,000

General support to meet a Trinity Health challenge grant for the Healthy Montgomery Transforming Communities Initiative.

Iona Senior Services www.iona.org

$125,000

$70,000 for general support for Iona Senior Services, $25,000 outright and $10,000 as a 1:1 match for the DC Long Term Care Coalition and $20,000 for the DC Senior Advisory Coalition.