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Maine Statewide Afterschool Network

University of Southern Maine

www.usm.maine.edu

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $225,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2017–September 30, 2020
  • Location Portland, ME, United States
  • Geographic Focus Maine

About this grant

This grant will support the University of Southern Maine which coordinates the Maine Statewide Afterschool Network to continue development of policy, partnerships, and funding to benefit youth in afterschool programs. The network’s specific initiatives will include: 1) increasing communications activities to build public awareness about the importance of afterschool; 2) increasing dedicated afterschool resources through new partnerships with businesses, philanthropy, schools, and communities; and 3) further developing afterschool quality systems, including the Quality Rating and Improvement System in Maine.