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Minnesota Statewide Afterschool Network

Ignite Afterschool

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $225,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2019–September 30, 2022
  • Location Minneapolis, MN, United States
  • Geographic Focus Minnesota

About this grant

This grant will support Ignite Afterschool, which coordinates the Minnesota Statewide Afterschool Network, to continue development of policy, partnerships, and resources to benefit youth in afterschool programs. Specific initiatives will include:1) conduct a scan of college and career pathway initiatives in Minnesota; 2) create new technical assistance and training resources for Ignite Afterschool’s continuous quality program improvement initiative; 3) increase access to high-quality afterschool programs in partnership with community schools; and 4) support the development and distribution of the new afterschool program content in collaboration with the Foundation’s thematic partners.