Recent Grantees

 

At our Fall Board of Directors’ Meeting in October 2018, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation awarded 132 grants for a total of $9,670,000. Below is a list of our recent grantees who applied for a grant between March 2, 2018 and July 2, 2018. Please visit our Annual Report Page for a full list of Cafritz grantees.


 

Organization

Amount

Institute of Urban Living Inc. http://www.hyacinths.org

$25,000

General support for Hyacinth's Place, which provides affordable housing and support services to homeless women living with a mental health diagnosis.

Iona Senior Services www.iona.org

$120,000

$70,000 for general support for Iona Senior Services, $30,000 for the DC Long Term Care Coalition and $20,000 for the DC Senior Advisory Coalition.

Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington www.jhsgw.org/

$1,000,000

To support the construction and launch of the new Jewish Museum in the nation�s capital as well as operational support during the pre-opening development phase, to be paid over three years.

Jews United for Justice www.jufj.org

$20,000

General support.

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; $225,000 for the National Symphony Orchestra; and $475,000 for the Washington National Opera.

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

$35,000

General support.

Kid Power, Inc. www.kidpowerdc.org

$55,000

$40,000 for general support and $15,000 to support a high school alumni program through the acquisition of the Brainfood program model and curriculum.

KIPP DC www.kippdc.org

$75,000

For the Capital Teaching Residency program.

La Clinica del Pueblo www.lcdp.org

$90,000

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 the Chess Challenge program.

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

$40,000

General support.

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

$20,000

$15,000 for general support of the Crisis Center and $5,000 to support an AmeriCorps Volunteer Maryland (VM) Coordinator.

Legal Aid Justice Center www.justice4all.org

$40,000

General support for the northern Virginia office.

Leveling The Playing Field Inc. http://www.levelingtheplayingfield.org

$20,000

General support to collect used and excess sporting equipment and to redistribute these items to schools, youth programs, and neighborhood sports teams in underprivileged areas.