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

Jill's House, Inc. http://www.jillshouse.org

$40,000

General support.

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts www.kennedy-center.org

$925,000

$225,000 for the Kennedy Center and $225,000 for the National Symphony Orchestra, for DC-area education and community programs; and $475,000 for the Washington National Opera's Young Artist Program.

KEYS for the Homeless Foundation, Inc. www.keysforthehomeless.org

$45,000

$35,000 outright and $10,000 as a 1:1 match for general support.

Kid Power - DC www.kidpowerdc.org

$40,000

General support.

KIPP DC www.kippdc.org

$75,000

For the Capital Teaching Residency program.

La Clinica del Pueblo www.lcdp.org

$100,000

General support.

Latin American Youth Center www.layc-dc.org

$125,000

$100,000 for general support, $15,000 to support the President and CEO leadership transition, and $10,000 for continued costs of the acquisition of Chess Challenge.

Latino Economic Development Center http://www.ledcmetro.org

$65,000

$35,000 for general support and $30,000 to support the one-time costs associated with the merger of Empowered Women International with LEDC.

Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services, Inc. http://www.laureladvocacy.org

$15,000

General support for the Crisis Center and its programs.

Levine Music www.levineschool.org

$75,000

General support.

$40,000

General support for LIFT-DC.

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia www.lcnv.org

$25,000

General support.

Live It Learn It www.liveitlearnit.org

$35,000

General support.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation www.liscdc.org

$135,000

General support for LISC DC.

Manna, Inc. www.mannadc.org

$55,000

General support.