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Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network

James Madison University

jmu.edu

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $225,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2019–September 30, 2022
  • Location Harrisonburg, VA, United States
  • Geographic Focus Virginia

About this grant

This grant will support James Madison University, which coordinates the Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network, to continue development of policy, partnerships, and resources to benefit youth in afterschool programs. Specific initiatives will include: 1) build key champions focused on STEM and afterschool to help address the growing workforce needs in Virginia; 2) develop an afterschool map by region to showcase current investments in afterschool throughout Virginia; 3) deepen the focus on college and career readiness within afterschool programs; and 4) support the development and distribution of the new afterschool program content in collaboration with the Foundation’s thematic partners.