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Wisconsin Statewide Afterschool Network

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, a Division of Marshfield Clinic, Inc.

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $225,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2023–September 30, 2026
  • Location Marshfield, WI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Wisconsin

About this grant

This grant will support the Marshfield Clinic, which coordinates the Wisconsin State Afterschool Network to expand access to high-quality afterschool programs for young people. Specific initiatives will include: 1) augment professional development practices to address youth mental health challenges through training for afterschool professionals; 2) undergo a rebranding initiative to expand the network’s reach to youth-serving programs, educate the public on the role of afterschool and build new partnerships; 3) work with education stakeholders and policymakers to design and implement education recovery funding to help Wisconsin youth recover and thrive; 4) work with the Mott Foundation to design future afterschool programs and ecosystems; and 5) support the promotion and distribution of Mizzen resources.