- Program Education
- Program Area Advancing Afterschool
- Grant Amount $300,000
- Grant Period May 1, 2005–July 31, 2006
- Location Cambridge, MA, United States
- Geographic Focus United States
About this grant
This grant will enable the Harvard Family Research Project of Harvard University to hold the second Afterschool Evaluation Symposium in the fall of 2005 in Washington, D.C. The symposium will facilitate shared dialogue among afterschool researchers and practitioners; identify innovative practices and evaluation efforts in the afterschool field; and update the field on the latest research and evaluation. Included will be presentations of ongoing evaluation efforts and discussion sessions focused on increasing learning around evaluation, accountability and continuous improvement.The first Afterschool Evaluation Symposium was held in 2001 and attended by more than 100 researchers, policymakers and practitioners.