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Technical Assistance for Bridges Afterschool Program

Foundations, Inc.

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Revitalizing the Education Continuum
  • Grant Amount $472,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2005–December 31, 2006
  • Location Mt. Laurel, NJ, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

Bridges to the Future is a before- and afterschool program for elementary, middle school and high school students that encourages positive youth development. Multiyear funding will enable Foundations to provide technical assistance to Bridges with the objective of improving overall program quality during a three-year period from October 2005 through September 2008. Activities will include program assessment; professional development; conferences; creating a Genesee County afterschool youth-development professionals institute; and establishing a national advisory panel for the program.Foundations, established in 1992, is dedicated to serving children, families and their communities by implementing content-based, quality enrichment programs during the non-school hours to improve academic achievement.