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West Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network

West Virginia University Research Corporation

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $225,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2018–September 30, 2021
  • Location Morgantown, WV, United States
  • Geographic Focus West Virginia

About this grant

This grant will support the West Virginia University Research Corporation, which coordinates the West Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network, to continue development of policy, partnerships, and funding to benefit youth in afterschool programs. Specific initiatives will include: 1) expanding the West Virginia Afterschool Ambassador program to recruit new champions for afterschool; 2) developing a comprehensive plan to increase resources for afterschool programs; 3) developing training to support the afterschool field on opioid prevention and childhood trauma; and 4) participating in the development and distribution of new afterschool program content in collaboration with the Foundation’s thematic partners.