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Maine Statewide Afterschool Network

University of Southern Maine

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $225,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2020–September 30, 2023
  • Location Augusta, ME, United States
  • Geographic Focus Maine

About this grant

This grant will support the University of Southern Maine, which coordinates the Maine Statewide Afterschool Network, to continue development of policy, partnerships and resources to benefit youth in afterschool programs. Specific initiatives will include: 1) strengthening statewide partnerships to support positive youth development and academic enrichment opportunities in afterschool and summer settings; 2) expanding network membership and developing afterschool champions to prioritize funding opportunities for high-quality programs; 3) providing leadership development to out-of-school time professionals through strategic partnerships; and 4) supporting the promotion and distribution of the Mizzen by Mott App.