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Building Support for Summer Learning

National Summer Learning Association

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $300,000
  • Grant Period November 1, 2014–October 31, 2016
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will support the National Summer Learning Association in its efforts to explore how afterschool and summer learning programs can create seamless results-based systems of learning for children and youth through common goals around data, quality, and access. The grantee will: 1) develop and promote a research agenda to demonstrate the role that connected afterschool and summer learning programs play in accelerating education priorities; 2) identify and translate research and best practices on afterschool and summer learning into actionable tools for policymakers, educators, and statewide afterschool networks; and 3) build awareness and capacity of key stakeholders to expand access to high quality afterschool and summer learning programs through publications and trainings.