The RBC After-School Grants Project offers funding to programs that provide a range of structured, supervised activities for K-12 students in the critical hours after the school day ends.
The After-School Grants Project focuses on programs that: Improve academic achievement of students; Increase students’ self-esteem through skill development activities rather than free play time; Reinforce basic social skills such as cooperation, team-building and conflict resolution to help youth begin to develop workplace competencies; Focus on activities such as mentoring, tutoring, literacy education, music and art lessons, computer instruction and homework help; Encourage and develop partnerships between home, schools and the community; Are financially accessible with no or very low participation fees; Provide a safe environment; and Assist at-risk or underserved communities.
Eligibility: Public School, Other (The deadlines for this grant are for organizations outside the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area).
Award: Awards vary
Deadline: February 28