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Michigan Statewide Afterschool Network

Michigan Association of United Ways

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $112,500
  • Grant Period April 1, 2022–September 30, 2023
  • Location Lansing, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Michigan

About this grant

This grant will support Michigan Association of United Ways which coordinates the Michigan Statewide Afterschool Network to expand access to high-quality afterschool programs for young people. Specific initiatives will: 1) develop a youth engagement and empowerment initiative that centers youth in the values and practices of afterschool across the state; 2) continue building data collection and evaluation practices to increase quality afterschool programs; 3) identify opportunities to remove barriers for afterschool and unify providers in strategic communications; 4) work with policymakers to design and implement education recovery funding to help Michigan youth recover and thrive; 5) work with the Mott Foundation to design future afterschool programs and ecosystems; and 6) support the promotion and distribution of Mizzen by Mott.