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After-School Program Grants Can Be Critical Part of Comprehensive Support for At-Risk Students

Congratulations to our partners and friends who were awarded new or continuing 21st Century Community Learning Center grants this morning! These federal funds will support amazing opportunities for at-risk youth. Our partners won $4.25 million in new after-school program grants. A+ Arts Academy was awarded two grants, for one elementary and one middle school program.… Continue reading After-School Program Grants Can Be Critical Part of Comprehensive Support for At-Risk Students

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New Graduation Requirements Approved with Funding Opportunities To Support Alignment

When Governor DeWine signed HB 166, the state’s budget biennial budget, it had implications for high school graduation well beyond 2020 and 2021.  Ohio’s new graduation requirements, officially beginning with the Class of 2023 (incoming Freshman this fall) are the culmination of years of input through public testimony, think tanks and task forces, but are… Continue reading New Graduation Requirements Approved with Funding Opportunities To Support Alignment

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Digital Education Grant Program (Spectrum)

To be eligible for a Spectrum Digital Education Grant, your organization’s program must: * Focus on families or seniors. * Be able to report to Spectrum the following metrics: Number of people impacted, population served, and demographics. * Partner with diverse, low-income or minority-based communities. * Be an existing program, already working with a diverse… Continue reading Digital Education Grant Program (Spectrum)

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Verizon Foundation

The Verizon Foundation supports kindergarten through grade 12 education in science, education, technology, and mathematics (STEM); and domestic violence education and prevention for youth, women, and older adults. In STEM education, funding supports activities such as summer or after-school programs, teacher training, and research on improving learning in STEM areas through use of technology. Eligible… Continue reading Verizon Foundation

All Grants, Classroom Grants, Rolling Grants, STEM Grants, Summer and Afterschool

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation offers Graduating High School College and Career Ready Grants that are intended to increase high school graduation and college and career readiness outcomes for students, particularly those in low-income communities. Funding is designed to support after-school programs for college and career readiness and innovative strategies in academic coaching and children’s… Continue reading Charles Stewart Mott Foundation