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Engaging Afterschool Programs in Geography, Exploration and Science

Program Areas

Education » Advancing Afterschool

Grant Amount

$496,000

Geographic Focus

United States

Grantee Location

Washington, DC

United States

Grant Period

January 1, 2020 -
December 31, 2020

This grant will support the National Geographic Society on their continuation of reaching the afterschool field through innovative and interactive field learning and online experiences for youth and afterschool educators. The grantee will focus on building capacity for long-term success to advance afterschool and summer learning in the afterschool field. The specific initiatives will include: 1) build leadership and capacity in the sciences by expanding professional development opportunities for afterschool educators; 2) increase access to enriching and unique high-quality learning experiences for youth in the afterschool setting; and 3) expand engagement and participation by creating a more robust marketing strategy through partnerships and network supports.

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