Resources | Funding Streams

Getting Off the Ground - Advice about fundraising to newcomers to the world of afterschool programming.

Afterschool Alliance - Outstanding overview of funding basics. Includes worksheets and links to most frequently accessed funding sources. - Outlines steps for getting an afterschool program started such as determining financial needs and best funding sources.  

Funding Resources - Links to papers and websites that cover the routes to acquiring financial resources for afterschool programs.

21 st Century Community Learning Centers - Provides guidelines for applying for status under the 21 st Century Community Learning Center Program (CCLC). CCLC is one of the most used resources for afterschool programming.

National School Boards Association - Resources aimed at addressing the school board challenges of providing afterschool programs amidst continued cuts in funding for such programs. Federal, state, and local funding stream resources are included.

Best Practices- Examples of programs that have successfully acquired funds through various sources.

Afterschool for All - Scroll to "Sustainable Financing" to view research on successfully financed afterschool programs

Youth Development and After-School Time: A Tale of Many Cities: New Directions for Youth Development, No. 94
by Gil G. Noam (Editor), Beth M. Miller (Editor) August 2002

21-Mar-2016 Program in Education, Afterschool & Resiliency
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