2014 Fall Grants Cycle Open
Takoma Foundation Grant Application Fall 2014
Please submit your application using the template below. For more information view our grant guidelines.
Please keep your answers short and to the point. We request that proposals be no more than three pages plus attachments (please use 12 pt. type). The Foundation should be able to fully evaluate your request based on the information you provide in the proposal and not depend on lengthy attachments.Read more...
Preparing Youth for Succcess
Join a conversation about how we prepare youth for success in employment and in life.
For middle school and high school aged youth in the Takoma Park area and people who care about them.
Explore new collaborative approaches and help make them happen.
Thursday June 12, 2014 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Student Activity Center at Washington Adventist University
715 Maplewood Avenue, Takoma Park
Welcome to the Takoma Foundation
Building community and changing lives
The Takoma Foundation raises funds and makes grants to advance the social, environmental, economic, educational and cultural interests of the greater Takoma Park community. The Foundation focuses its grant-giving on projects that empower individuals, break down barriers, build connections between people and expand community capacity.
Since 1989 the Takoma Foundation has given away nearly $350,000 to groups that make Takoma Park the great place it is to live and work.
Barker Foundation Adoption Workshop at TPES
More than 60 teachers and staff of TPES gathered on an October morning to learn about Adoption Awareness from the Barker Adopotion Foundation. While some still sipped coffee, Barker's impressive Director of Post Adopt and Family Services led them through a thoughtful, personal, knowledgeable presentation on how to integrate positive adoption language in their classrooms, how to handle tricky assignments, and how many of these same techniques work when addressing any type of "out of the ordinary" family structure (though we all agreed that in Takoma Park, out of the ordinary can be the norm!)Read more...