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CATCH Kids Club Guide + Video Contest

CATCH Kids Club Inclusion Guide for Youth with Disability + Video Contest! SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1ST! You are invited to create a short video demonstrating why inclusive physical activity is important in after school programming!  Show us why and how you would use the new CKC Inclusion Guide as part of the CATCH Kids Club […]

Up to $100,000 grants for Middle School OST Pograms

The New York Life Foundation is seeking applicants for its Aim High local grant program to support afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving middle schoolers. A total of 26 grant awards will be made nationwide. Take a look to see which grant category is a good fit for you, and apply!   Three grant […]

A Webinar From the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment

Exploring Models for Combining Funds To Support Quality School-Age Child Care Thursday, September 20, 2018 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. CST Register on line now! Successful out-of-school-time (OST) programs often use a mix of funding sources that have been combined, either at the state and territory or program level, to ensure the availability of quality comprehensive services […]

Marathon Kids Running Club Grant

WE HAVE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FUNDING FOR YOUTH PROGRAMS! The Marathon Kids Running Club Grant application is now open. OST sites throughout your state can apply for funding to bring Marathon Kids to their afterschool, community or summer program TODAY!  The Marathon Kids Running Club Grant portal is officially open and accepting applications until Friday, February 9th, 2018.Can […]

Lights on Afterschool

The 18th annual Lights On Afterschool will be celebrated on Thursday, October 26.  Lights On Afterschool is a nationwide event organized to raise awareness of the importance of afterschool to children and families across the United States.  Almost half of all children supported through CCDF government assistance are school age (5 through 12 years old). Affordable, […]

NCASE Resource Library Showcases Research and Information on Key Topics in Afterschool & Summer Learning

The National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) Resource Library is a growing collection of tools, information, and examples of promising practices. These resources are meant to inform and support efforts to increase access and improve the quality of programs for school-age children. NCASE provides training and technical assistance to State, Territory and Tribal Child […]

New Webinar on Supporting Families Experiencing Homelessness: Requirements and Resources

Join this webinar to explore the requirements in the CCDBG Act regarding services to families experiencing or at risk for homelessness, innovative state strategies to implement requirements, and resources for states and child care providers. This webinar will be held on Thursday, October 19, at 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT and is jointly hosted by […]

Alabama Department of Health’s HWI Summer Trainings

The Healthy Wellness Initiative (HWI) is a partnership between the Alabama Department of Public Health’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Division and the State Department of Education’s Federal Programs Section. The HWI provides 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Dependent Care Coordinators, and Community Educators with technical assistance, resources, and information regarding physical activity, nutrition, healthy weight, […]

America’s ToothFairy: Oral Health Education Program

Tooth decay is the #1 chronic childhood disease in the US, and America’s ToothFairy believes afterschool providers play a major role in addressing this pressing public health issue. The America’s ToothFairy Oral Health Education Program provides resources to incorporate oral health learning opportunities into your afterschool program, including the ToothFairy 101 Community Education Kit (a […]

Potential Grant Opportunity

Kars4Kids is a national Jewish nonprofit organization that funds educational and youth programs in communities across North America. Our full suite of year round programs includes school placement and tuition assistance, mentorship and extracurricular programs, family retreats and summer camps. Our wide array of services is designed to impact every aspect of a child’s development, […]