- Program Education
- Program Area Advancing Afterschool
- Grant Amount $225,000
- Grant Period October 1, 2020–September 30, 2023
- Location Columbia, MO, United States
- Geographic Focus Missouri
About this grant
This grant will support the University of Missouri – Columbia which coordinates the Missouri Statewide Afterschool Network to continue development of policy, partnerships and resources to benefit youth in afterschool programs. Specific initiatives will include: 1) creating an afterschool youth ambassador program to educate key champions on the importance of afterschool; 2) developing an online training directory for afterschool professionals; 3) creating a statewide or regional approach to providing afterschool programs access to high tech STEM equipment, particularly for rural programs; and 4) supporting the promotion and distribution of the Mizzen by Mott App.