Archdiocese of Washington – 2018
To create a new full-time position, the Hispanic Enrollment Outreach Coordinator, at the Catholic Schools Office. The coordinator will support archdiocesan schools with recruitment and retention of Hispanic students, and execute a Spanish-language outreach and marketing plan.
BEACON for Adult Literacy – 2015, 2016
To support the expansion of its English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program to meet the growing needs of adult English language learners in Prince William County, Virginia. The ESOL program incorporates job readiness and employment search support for advanced students.
Boston College Roche Center for Catholic Education – 2016
To support the National Summit on Catholic Schools and Hispanic Families, a three-day gathering of professionals from the fields of Catholic education and Hispanic Ministry – including advocates, researchers, educators, practitioners, philanthropic leaders, and diocesan personnel – with the purpose of exploring how Catholic schools can better serve Hispanic families and children over the next ten years.
Capital Partners for Education – 2018
To provide general operating support as a selected and participating member of the College Completion Colleagues (C3) Initiative. Capital Partners for Education prepares and supports first-generation and low-income students in the Greater Washington region on their journeys to and through college.
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles – 2017
To redesign the website and develop a comprehensive Spanish-language microsite. The microsite will be an important resource for low-income Hispanic families, who represent over 60% of Catholic Charities’ clients, and for Spanish-speaking individuals seeking access to essential services and education opportunities.
Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School – 2016-2018
To enable an innovative, multi-year, public-private partnership with Teach For America – DC Region (TFA) to train teachers in Mind, Brain, and Education Science. TFA teachers participate in an annual, year-long professional development program and the CTTL’s trademark summer Academy.
Child Trends – 2015, 2016
To collaborate on the development of a research-informed guide designed to help service providers and educators build communication strategies to more easily and effectively reach out to Latino families and children. Reaching and Engaging with Hispanic Communities: A Research-Informed Communication Guide for Nonprofits, Policymakers, and Funders was presented at the Communications Network’s Annual Conference in 2016 and to date it has been shared with thousands of professionals throughout the United States.
Children’s National Medical Center – 2015
To hire a bilingual web consultant to oversee the development of a Spanish-language microsite, including Spanish-language video content. The purpose of the microsite is to inform Latino families about the services available at Children’s National and to make sure these services are accessible as part of Children’s National’s Latino Initiative.
City Blossoms – 2016
To hire a consultant to support the leadership transition from founding co-executive directors to a single executive director model, through executive coaching, board development, and training.
College Success Foundation – 2018
To provide general operating support as a selected and participating member of the College Completion Colleagues (C3) Initiative. College Success Foundation prepares and supports first-generation and low-income students in the Greater Washington region on their journeys to and through college.
CollegeTracks – 2018
To provide general operating support as a selected and participating member of the College Completion Colleagues (C3) Initiative. CollegeTracks prepares and supports first-generation and low-income students in Montgomery County, MD on their journeys to and through college.
Collegiate Directions – 2018
To provide general operating support as a selected and participating member of the College Completion Colleagues (C3) Initiative. Collegiate Directions prepares and supports first-generation and low-income students in Montgomery County, MD and Washington, DC on their journeys to and through college.
Community Bridges – 2018
To advance leadership and empowerment programming for girls. Community Bridges supports low-income and immigrant girls in Montgomery County, MD in grades 4 through 12 through after- and out-of-school programs, college and career programs, and mentoring.
DC SCORES – 2018
To create and implement a Spanish-language communications plan to enhance DC SCORES’ outreach to and engagement of Latino families. The effort will include creating original Spanish-language marketing resources, video, mass text messaging, and a newsletter for parents.
Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities (FADICA) – 2018
To conduct national research on innovation in parishes, through the lens of Hispanic Ministry and Intercultural Competency, Youth & Millennials, Women in the Diaconate, the “Welcoming Role” of Parishes, and Catholic Sisters. The research will identify replicable high-impact models, equipping and empowering FADICA members, other donors, and parish stakeholders with tools to support vibrant parish life.
The Family Place Public Charter School – 2018
To expand the evening English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program, which serves low-income adults who have very low English language proficiency. The grant will enable the Family Place to hire an additional teacher, serve more students, and provide more individualized instruction.
Generation Hope – 2018
To provide general operating support as a selected and participating member of the College Completion Colleagues (C3) Initiative. Generation Hope prepares and supports teen parents in the Greater Washington region on their journeys to and through college. Generation Hope also helps the children of teen parents succeed in kindergarten.
Georgetown University’s Georgetown Scholarship Program – 2016
To develop a new website and marketing brand for the Georgetown Scholarship Program (GSP). The new website will enable GSP to shine a light on its innovative programs and successful outcomes, and make information more accessible for students and parents.
Georgetown University’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership – 2016-2018
To support the Crimsonbridge Leadership Fund which provides financial support for senior staff of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds to attend the Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program. To work in partnership with the Foundation in extensive and strategic outreach to help recruit diverse nonprofit leaders.
Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital – 2017, 2018
To support increased outreach to Latina girls in the Greater Washington region. Girl Scouts will develop a Spanish-language microsite, including four short videos, and translate registration materials and important program information (2017). To expand the Encuentro de Chicas Latinas de las Girl Scouts, a leadership conference for Latina girls in grades 6 through 12, designed to inspire and recognize their abilities and become active in their schools and communities (2018).
Girls on the Run Montgomery County – 2017
To create a Spanish-language microsite with videos informing Spanish-speaking parents about Girls on the Run events and programming. Girls on the Run Montgomery County, MD won a national pace-setter award for this work, and their microsite now serves as a template for Girls on the Run councils across the country to build Spanish-language microsites.
La Cocina VA – 2016, 2017
To produce a 13-week English-language curriculum focused on the most essential vocabulary and English skills needed for success in the culinary arts (2016). To develop a customized vocabulary mobile app for students that integrates vocabulary content from the culinary arts, food safety, job readiness, financial literacy, and nutrition (2017).
Latin American Youth Center – 2015
To design a new, bilingual website to better reach members of the community in English and Spanish.
Latino Economic Development Center – 2018
To support the Empowered Women International program, which trains low-income, predominantly immigrant and refugee, women entrepreneurs.
Latino Student Fund – 2016, 2017-2018
To expand and build the capacity of the Access and Listo Rápido programs, which provide academic support, college prep services, and independent/parochial school guidance for Hispanic students in grades K through 12 and their families (2016). To support the Access program, translate key communications materials into Spanish, including the website, and create bilingual videos highlighting organizational success stories, and a challenge grant to increase individual fundraising (2017-2018).
Leadership Greater Washington – 2017, 2018
To provide financial support for young professionals of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds to participate in the Rising Leaders Program. To work in partnership with the Foundation on extensive and strategic outreach to help identify and recruit diverse emerging talent in the nonprofit sector.
Literacy Council of Montgomery County – 2015, 2016
To support the expansion of its English for Speakers of Other Languages programs to meet the growing needs of adult English language learners in Montgomery County, MD.
Literacy Council of Northern Virginia – 2018
To expand the Destination Workforce hospitality program and to develop a new Destination Workforce curriculum in another local high-demand industry. Destination Workforce is a work readiness English language literacy program.
MDRC – 2017
To support the Latino Academic Transfer and Institutional Degree Opportunities (LATIDO) project to convene a roundtable of experts, develop a policy brief, and case studies report on how higher education institutions can best serve Latino students.
Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy – 2018
To support new adult English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learning opportunities for underserved populations in Montgomery County, MD. MCAEL will connect with local organizations to identify needs in the community and will develop a culturally competent plan to develop additional ESOL services.
New Futures DC – 2018
To provide general operating support as a selected and participating member of the College Completion Colleagues (C3) Initiative. New Futures prepares and supports first-generation and low-income students in the Greater Washington region on their journeys to and through college.
Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) Foundation – 2016, 2017
To launch the English Language Learners Transitions Initiative to increase the number of English language learners who are aware of and prepared for enrollment in the college’s many academic and workforce training programs (2016). To support a new course offering at PGCC: Introduction to Culinary Careers and Servsafe certification for English language learners (2017).
Serving Our Children – 2016-2018
To administer the Crimsonbridge Foundation’s Hispanic Education Imperative Fund, which provides scholarships to Latino students who wish to attend a Catholic high school in the Greater Washington region. The Fund provides scholarships at high schools that are working to increase Latino enrollment and better serve current Latino students and their families.
She Should Run – 2018
To advance women’s empowerment and leadership programming. She Should Run expands the talent pool of women running for office in the United States. Women of diverse political views, ethnicities, and backgrounds receive training and participate in leadership development programming through virtual and local support communities.
St. Ann’s Center for Children, Youth, and Families – 2015, 2017
To create a Spanish-language microsite on its newly redesigned website, to better serve it’s growing Spanish-speaking client base (2015). To pilot an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program to supplement the Education and Employment Program, which provides services to women continuing their education or seeking employment (2017).
Teach for America DC Region – 2016-2018
To enable the innovative, multi-year, public-private partnership with the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL) at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School. TFA teachers are trained in Mind, Brain, and Education Science through an annual, year-long professional development program and the CTTL’s trademark summer Academy.
The Catalogue for Philanthropy – 2017, 2018
To support the Catalogue for Philanthropy’s Learning Commons program, an intensive capacity-building series of trainings and workshops for the Catalogue’s extensive network of nonprofits in the Greater Washington region.
University of Notre Dame’s Latino Enrollment Institute – 2017, 2018
To lead the Latino Enrollment Institute (LEI), a professional development conference, for Catholic school leaders in the Archdiocese of Washington, DC. The purpose of the LEI is to motivate and teach more than 100 principals, pastors, and school staff specific strategies to attract and serve Latino students and families more effectively (2017). To support a Principal Mentorship Program for principals who participated in the LEI.
Washington English Center – 2015, 2016
To support the expansion of its adult English for Speakers of Other Languages program, which integrates computer literacy and workforce preparation.