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Afterschool & Summer Recovery and Opportunity Fund

Grantmakers for Education

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $500,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2020–August 31, 2021
  • Location Portland, OR, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will support the Grantmakers for Education to administer a pooled fund supporting the afterschool field in the wake of COVID-19. The fund, entitled the “Afterschool & Summer Recovery and Opportunity Fund” will support the afterschool and out-of-school time sector by: 1) stabilizing afterschool intermediary organizations; 2) assisting the field and programs to develop robust remote learning approaches; 3) development of reopening and recovery strategies; and 4) coordinating participating funders to leverage impact and opportunities on behalf of children, youth and families during the COVID-19 pandemic.