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Afterschool Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative

James Madison University

www.jmu.edu

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Youth Engagement
  • Grant Amount $175,000
  • Grant Period November 1, 2021–October 31, 2023
  • Location Harrisonburg, VA, United States
  • Geographic Focus Virginia

About this grant

This grant to James Madison University will enable the Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network to: 1) expand opportunities for young people to learn about and experience entrepreneurship in existing afterschool, STEM and summer learning programs; 2) connect with local, regional and state entrepreneurship organizations to help integrate entrepreneurship into afterschool and summer learning programs; and 3) partner with organizations such as chambers of commerce, businesses, career technical education and higher education to expand successful entrepreneurship models in communities of high need.