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Alabama Statewide Afterschool Network

University of Alabama

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $225,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2018–September 30, 2021
  • Location Tuscaloosa, AL, United States
  • Geographic Focus Alabama

About this grant

This grant will support Auburn University, which coordinates the Alabama Statewide Afterschool Network, to continue development of policy, partnerships, and funding to benefit youth in afterschool programs. The network’s specific initiatives will include: 1) creating research-based reports to educate key stakeholders on the importance of afterschool programs; 2) developing a comprehensive plan to increase resources for afterschool programs and the Alabama Statewide Afterschool Network; 3) enhancing the mapping of afterschool and child care centers programs across the state; and 4) participating in the development and distribution of new afterschool program content in collaboration with the Foundation’s thematic partners.