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Mississippi Statewide Afterschool Network

Operation Shoestring

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $225,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2016–September 30, 2019
  • Location Jackson, MS, United States
  • Geographic Focus Mississippi

About this grant

This grant will support Operation Shoestring to coordinate a statewide afterschool network in Mississippi. Over the next three years, the Mississippi Statewide Afterschool Network will build a statewide network in support of afterschool programs and coordinate a unified vision to inform policy and quality afterschool initiatives. During this grant, the network’s initiatives will include: 1) identify and map the out-of-school time programs in Mississippi; 2) establish a representative and durable structure and governance for the network; and 3) develop quality standards to advance out-of-school time programs in Mississippi.