Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 12:06 AM
Community Impact Fund Spotlight 2: Anacostia AMP Empowerment Center
About Anacostia AMP Empowerment Center
Their mission builds community and provides a refuge of hope to economically disadvantaged families through community outreach, educational support, mentoring, and youth sports programs. They plan to use their grant through the Community Impact Fund to launch programing for young girls, youth entrepreneurship, and expand youth sports programming. Watch the video and learn more about their work here.
About Martha’s Table Community Impact Fund:
The Martha’s Table Community Impact Fund is a grant program that strengthens and amplifies the work of Ward 8 nonprofit organizations. This direct investment helps build capacity for organizations historically excluded from institutional philanthropy and whose leadership and staff reflect the demographic, composition, and lived experiences of the communities they serve. For the 2023-2024 grant cycle, grants of up to $15,000 in unrestricted funds was awarded to 14 organizations that were were selected by a committee of 38 Ward 8 residents. Read more about the Community Impact Fund here.