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Kansas Statewide Afterschool Network

University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.

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

About this grant

This grant will support the University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc. which coordinates the Kansas Statewide Afterschool Network to continue development of policy, partnerships and resources to benefit youth in afterschool programs. Specific initiatives will include: 1) developing a data collection strategy to showcase the impact, value and needs of afterschool programs; 2) providing technical assistance and training to afterschool professionals on the Kansas afterschool quality guidelines and tools; 3) implementing strategies to cultivate stronger school-based/school-linked programs; and 4) supporting the promotion and distribution of the Mizzen by Mott App.