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FY17 Grant Awardees - East of the River

East of the River Program Description

The East of the River (EOR) grant provides access to high-quality arts and humanities experiences for DC residents who live east of the Anacostia River. Activities may be programs or projects that include, but are not limited to, dance, design, folk and traditional arts, literature, media arts, music, theater, and visual arts. Funding may be used to support operational and programmatic costs directly related to the East of the River activities described in the application. 

Priority will be given to organizations with a principal place of business in Wards 7 or 8, have a satellite location located in Ward 7 or 8, or have an established program or project partnership with a business or nonprofit located in Ward 7 or 8.

Name Ward Award Amount
The ARC 8 $20,000
CA-FAM III, Incoporated 8 $20,000
Collections & Stories of American Muslims, Inc 8 $20,000
Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center 7 $20,000
DC Creative Writing Workshop 8 $20,000
DC Scores 2 $15,000
Dumbarton Concers/Inner City - Inner Child 2 $15,000
El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea de El Salvador 3 $5,500
The Essential Theatre 8 $19,000
Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena 7 $19,000
Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute 1 $5,000
Jah Kente International 8 $7,500
Kuumba Learning Center, Inc. 8 $18,000
Live It Learn It 8 $20,000
Maya Angelou Public Charter School 7 $20,000
Mosaic Theatre of DC 6 $15,000
The MusicianShip, DC 3 $15,000
The National Hand Dance Association 8 $13,375
Ngoma Center for Dance 7 $20,000
One Common Unity, Inc. 1 $20,000
One World Education 1 $6,000
Only Make Believe, Inc 5 $6,000
Sewing Opportunity Never Ending (SONE) 1 $20,000
Shout Mouse Press, Inc. 7 $20,000
Smithsonian Institution 8 $20,000
Turning the Page 2 $15,000
Ward 8 Arts & Culture Council 8 $15,625