- Program Education
- Program Area Advancing Afterschool
- Grant Amount $225,000
- Grant Period October 1, 2005–September 30, 2008
- Location Farmington, ME, United States
- Geographic Focus Maine
About this grant
This grant will support the development of the Maine Statewide Afterschool Network, whose goal is to create affordable, quality afterschool programming that meets the needs of families. Leadership for the Maine Statewide Afterschool Network includes the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Maine Department of Education.Multiyear funding will strengthen the Maine Statewide Afterschool Network’s capacity to promote and build a statewide system of afterschool programs; foster state, local and regional partnerships; support policies that will secure the resources needed to sustain new and existing afterschool programs; and develop systems to ensure that afterschool programs are of high quality.