Takoma Foundation 2005 Grants

In 2005, the Takoma Foundation held both spring and fall grant cycles, awarding sixteen grants to local organizations.




Fall 2005

  • Takoma Children's School (to provide funding for training of Staff, Board and Parents by the Early Childhood Equity Initiative)

  • Friends of the TP Library (support for Takom Park Film Festival)

  • Takoma Park Intergenerational Strategy Games Club (program Expansion)

  • Career Transition Center, Inc.(to contribute to Program for at risk youths on Georgia Ave. pedestrian underpass Art project)

  • Manna Food Center (to contribute to Food distribution program at Franklin Apartments, a subsidized housing complex for population vulnerable to hunger)

Spring 2005

  • Art for the People:  For art classes for elderly and disabled at the Franklin Apartments

  • Montgomery Blair High School PTSA (contribution towards an outdoor drinking fountain at the sports fields)

  • Conflict Resolution Center for Montgomery County, Inc. (for a Spanish and English speaking alternative dispute resolution coordinator)

  • Historic Takoma (for a history wall at the Community Center that will portray key events and individuals in Takoma Park's history)

  • Passion for Learning, Inc. (to fund an afterschool homework club for children with academic needs at Piney Branch Elementary School)

  • Rolling Terrace Elementary School (for a writer/artist in residence)

  • Silver Spring International Middle School (for materials for parents and volunteers to transform a classroom into a dance studio)

  • Takoma Park Folk Festival, Inc. (to fund a wheelchair accessible shuttle bus to get people to and from the Folk Festival)

  • Takoma Park Middle School PTA (for expanding the PTA translation efforts)

  • Takoma Park Boys and Girls Club, Inc. (to subsidize equipment costs for youth sports as part of an effort to revitalize the Boys and Girls Club Programs)

  • Takoma Park Jazz Fest (to support the cultural diversity embodied in the Jazz Fest)

  • Takoma Park Elementary School PTA (to provide translators for PTA meetings)