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Afterschool Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative

New Jersey School-Age Care Coalition

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Youth Engagement
  • Grant Amount $171,000
  • Grant Period November 1, 2019–June 30, 2022
  • Location Westfield, NJ, United States
  • Geographic Focus New Jersey

About this grant

This grant to the New Jersey School-Age Care Coalition will enable the New Jersey Statewide Afterschool Network to develop an entrepreneurship professional learning institute that provides high-quality training and implementation of an entrepreneurship program for youth at the secondary level. This grant will support the network to: 1) provide training on youth entrepreneurship for the afterschool field; 2) establish a youth entrepreneurship learning community; and 3) develop a communications plan to raise awareness of afterschool and youth entrepreneurship. The grantee will share lessons learned with other state networks to enhance youth entrepreneurship initiatives in afterschool programs.