- 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.