Takoma Foundation 2007 Grants

The following grants were awarded in fall of 2007:



  • The Takoma Theater Conservancy:  A new local organization exploring the possibility of acquiring, renovating, and revitalizing the Takoma Theater on Fourth Street, NW as a community-based cultural arts center, received funding towards a feasibility study to determine best uses of the Takoma Theater and the ultimate economic viability of the project.
  • Dance Exchange, Inc:  Received funding in support of a Teen Dance Program Shut Eyes, Open Mind:Where Our Dreams May Lead Us, which involves 15 to 20 youths exploring dreams culminating in celebration of Martin Luther King's Dream.
  • The Silver Chips, Montgomery Blair High School’s Student Newspaper:  Received a grant to expand the distribution of this award winning community newspaper into the Takoma Park community including a special distribution to local senior citizens.