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Bridges to the Future: Before and Afterschool Program

United Way of Genesee County

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Revitalizing the Education Continuum
  • Grant Amount $2,171,546
  • Grant Period September 1, 2005–June 30, 2006
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

Since 1997, the United Way of Genesee County has coordinated Bridges to the Future, a before- and afterschool program for elementary, middle school and high school students that encourages positive youth development.In an innovative partnership with Flint Community Schools and the Genesee Intermediate School District, Bridges to the Future has grown to serve more than 16,000 students and is being implemented in more than 100 schools in all 21 Genesee County school districts. Funding will enable Bridges to the Future to provide consistently high-quality afterschool programming.