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Afterschool Issue Briefs

Forum for Youth Investment

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2002–October 31, 2003
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The "Putting Knowledge to Work" issue briefs series is a strategic effort to generate and disseminate thoughtful analyses on critical issues in the afterschool field. Its purpose is to provide local, state and national policymakers and leaders with answers to questions about improving the quality, quantity and sustainability of out-of-school time opportunities for low-income children and youth.Funding will support the development and dissemination of six eight-page briefs on afterschool issues. The issue briefs will provide decisionmakers with clear and concise summaries of emerging lessons and challenges facing the field.The mission of Community IMPACT! USA is to inspire and encourage communities to increase educational and economic opportunities for youth.