Projects

Featured grant recipients 2015

Mary’s Center

Mary’s Center

Mary’s Center is proud to have the support of the Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation, which helps us continue our mission to build better futures through the delivery of health care, education, and social services. The support of the Foundation has been key to make a difference to the lives of

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College Bound

College Bound

Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation – Report Narrative I. Progress towards Achieving Our Results Through the support of the Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation, College Bound continues to make an impact in the lives of the young people it serves. During the 2015-2016 academic year, 100% of College Bound’s graduating seniors applied

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Suited for Change

Suited for Change

Our Mission Founded in 1992, Suited for Change is a local non-profit that enables low-income women to increase their employment and job retention potential, and contributes to their economic independence. Our vision is to empower women and alleviate poverty. For over 24 years, Suited for Change has developed a unique

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For Love of Children

For Love of Children

For Love of Children (FLOC) is grateful for the support of Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation. Your support has allowed FLOC to provide comprehensive tutoring and college access and success programming for more than 600 low-income students in Washington, DC. For Love of Children provides free educational services beyond the classroom

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Step Afrika!

Step Afrika!

Step Afrika! is the first professional company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping. We promote an appreciation for stepping and its use as an educational, motivational and healthy tool for young people. We accomplish this mission through arts education activities, international cultural exchange programs and performances world-wide.

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The Barker Foundation

The Barker Foundation

The Barker Adoption Foundation is a 70 year old comprehensive adoption agency, licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.  In 2005, our agency made the decision to tackle one of the biggest challenges that our society faces today – which was to help find homes for the over

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ScholarChips

ScholarChips

Ben’s Chili Bowl has been a vital partner to ScholarCHIPS’ work in providing college scholarships to students in the DC Metropolitan and Vicinity Area with incarcerated parents. Washington, DC is a city with one of the highest incarceration rates in the country and the United States alone houses roughly 25%

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Hope and a Home

Hope and a Home

Hope and a Home is deeply grateful for your support and recognizes that these results are made possible because of the Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation’s generous support.

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Critical Exposure

Critical Exposure

The support of the Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation has been vital in enabling Critical Exposure to empower low-income youth of color in D.C. by teaching them organizing and photography skills. We deeply appreciate all of the ways that you have contributed to and strengthened our community for so long.

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Teaching for Change

Teaching for Change

Here is an update on our work in D.C. which was supported in part by the generous contribution from the Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation last year. (1)   Tellin’ Stories Project is a unique approach to building grassroots multiracial parent power with a focus on families who have traditionally been marginalized

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Black Student Fund

Black Student Fund

Support from Ben’s Chili Bowl Foundation will enable the Black Student Fund to implement STEM BSF. STEM BSF is a three part academic and enrichment program. STEM BSF includes: academic monitoring, evaluation and support of 6th-12th grade BSF scholars in science and math; placement in STEM programs with BSF partners and

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Hung Tao Choy Mei

Hung Tao Choy Mei

The Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute uses the generous donations from the Ben’s Chili Bowl foundation to support our free after school program and free full day summer camps for DC children and youth. Some of the more specific uses have been and continue to be purchase of new

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