- Program Education
- Program Area Advancing Afterschool
- Grant Amount $225,000
- Grant Period October 1, 2017–September 30, 2020
- Location Columbia, MO, United States
- Geographic Focus Missouri
About this grant
This grant will support the University of Missouri – Columbia which coordinates the Missouri Statewide Afterschool Network to continue development of policy, partnerships, and funding to benefit youth in afterschool programs. The network’s specific initiatives will include: 1) increasing communications activities to build public awareness about the importance of afterschool and the network; 2) providing microgrants to local programs to start or enhance STEM partnerships in their communities; and 3) developing resources and hosting trainings to support the afterschool field in serving children with special needs.