- Program Education
- Program Area Advancing Afterschool
- Grant Amount $450,000
- Grant Period November 1, 2014–December 31, 2016
- Location Washington, DC, United States
- Geographic Focus United States
About this grant
This grant will support the National League of Cities Institute to engage city officials in afterschool and summer learning initiatives and highlight the importance of continuing support for afterschool programs at the federal, state, and local levels. Specifically, this project will: 1) support statewide afterschool networks in their efforts to engage municipal leaders; 2) expand its research and communications initiatives highlighting mayoral voices that bring attention to the importance of afterschool programs; and 3) continue to raise awareness among municipal leaders of promising practices and city roles in building high quality afterschool and summer learning systems.