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Afterschool Communications Project

Collaborative Communications Group

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2012–December 31, 2012
  • Location Falls Church, VA, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will support the Collaborative Communications Group to provide targeted communications, policy, and research support to the statewide afterschool networks and the afterschool field as part of the Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project. The project is a 50-state initiative to help schools and communities leverage the time beyond school to accelerate student achievement by sharing research on high quality afterschool and expanded learning; identifying best practices on afterschool programs; and sharing affordable, sustainable, and effective expanded learning approaches. As part of the Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project, this grant will support the development of new communications strategies and policy approaches to advance the afterschool field.