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Afterschool Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative

University of Hawaii

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Youth Engagement
  • Grant Amount $175,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2020–December 31, 2021
  • Location Honolulu, HI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Hawaii

About this grant

This grant to the University of Hawaii will enable the Hawaii Statewide Afterschool Network to expand access to opportunities for high school youth to learn about and experience entrepreneurship in afterschool programs. This grant will support the grantee to: 1) create a summer entrepreneurship program for high school students; 2) design training that aligns with Native Hawaiian values for afterschool providers; and 3) educate key stakeholders on the importance of afterschool and entrepreneurship. The grantee will share lessons learned with other state networks to enhance youth entrepreneurship initiatives in afterschool programs.