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Washington Statewide Afterschool Network

School's Out Washington

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $150,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2013–September 30, 2015
  • Location Seattle, WA, United States
  • Geographic Focus Washington

About this grant

This grant will support School’s Out Washington, which coordinates the Washington Statewide Afterschool Network. The grantee seeks to advance high quality, expanded learning and afterschool programs as a key strategy to closing the achievement gap in Washington state. In addition to continuing the network’s core work to advance afterschool in Washington, the grantee will complete a multiyear project to: 1) develop and implement a state plan to better integrate afterschool programs with the state education system; and 2) design a comprehensive communications campaign to build public awareness of the needs and benefits of quality and diverse afterschool opportunities.