Partnership for After School Education


August 21, 2019

Lights on Afterschool

Lights on Afterschool is a nationwide event organized by the Afterschool Alliance that draws attention to the many ways afterschool programs support students by offering them opportunities to learn new things and discover new skills. On October 24, 2019, 1 million Americans will celebrate afterschool programs at 8,000 events nationwide. Visit the Lights on Afterschool website to access resources to plan and register your afterschool event.

August 21, 2019

HSC Subsidized Membership Program

HSC is offering a one-year subsidized membership program for a select group of nonprofit human services organizations led by women with a special focus on women of color. This program will support 75% of an organization's membership dues for one year although exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis for organizations with very small budgets. Organizations will be selected for this program with an eye towards diversity in terms of organizational size, geographic location, and services provided. All interested organizations are encouraged to apply. If you have any questions, please reach out to Jason Wu at wuj@humanservicescouncil.org.

August 21, 2019

Big Apple College Information Program

The Big Apple College Fair offers attendees the opportunity to speak with over 200 college admissions representatives from not only New York State, but from as far away as California, Canada, and England to name a few. This opportunity is free to attendees. In addition, the Big Apple offers a raffle for all high school seniors with ten lucky students receiving a $2500 scholarship. The fair will take place on October 20, 2019 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm at the Jacob Javits Center.

August 21, 2019

Youth Service Capacity-Building Grants

William T. Grant Foundation's Youth Service Capacity-Building Grants (YSCG) program supports activities to strengthen the organizational infrastructure of nonprofit organizations in the five boroughs of New York City that provide direct services to young people ages 5 to 25. The long-term goal of the YSCG program is to help build stronger, more stable youth-serving organizations that will ultimately improve the lives of young people. These grants provide general operating support to allow grantees the flexibility to determine the best way to allocate the funds to address their capacity-building needs. Applications are due by 3:00pm on September 30, 2019. For complete instructions on preparing and submitting a proposal, download the 2019 Application Guide.

August 21, 2019

NYC Open Data

NYC Open Data contains information that is collected and maintained by the City government. It is a free public database that puts all of the City's information at your fingertips. Users can access datasets organized by agency, category, and more. Learn more about how to utilize this resource here.

August 21, 2019

Reclaiming Digital Futures

Digital culture and technology are changing the world, and community-based, youth-serving organizations can play a critical role in preparing youth for it. Developed through a collaborative process between researchers and practitioners, the Reclaiming Digital Futures toolkit is a curated cross-section of resources that relay knowledge and best practices in achieving real success in youth-centered digital learning. Download the associated report here.

August 05, 2019

Managing with an Equity and Inclusion Lens

For the third year, the New York Capacity Building Collaborative is partnering with The Management Center to provide practical management skills training designed for social justice leaders. Managing with an Equity and Inclusion Lens, a two day training on September 10 - 11, 2019, will teach a system of best practices based on those they have seen differentiate high-performing, equitable organizations— from aligning on clear, inclusive expectations on projects and broad responsibilities to effectively seeking and sharing feedback across lines of power, and hiring and developing a strong team. For eligibility and to apply by August 26, 2019, visit the event website.

August 05, 2019

​Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is now accepting applications for two of their scholarships. The College Scholarship Program, due November 13, 2019, is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. The Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, due November 20, 2019, is a highly selective scholarship for the nation’s top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees at four-year colleges or universities. Applications can be accessed via the Common App and the Common App for transfer students.

August 05, 2019

Fall 2019 Online Scholarship Applications for FDC and FDC for Leaders

Fall 2019 Online Scholarship Applications due date has been extended to August 19, 2019 for both the Family Development Credential (FDC) Program for frontline staff and the Family Development Credential Program for Leaders for supervisors, managers and directors. These intensive professional development training opportunities emphasize empowerment and family support as a way of delivering human services, education, and health to individuals, youth and families. FDC and FDC for Leaders offer college credits, and clock hours which can be used toward up to 20 hours of renewal requirements for School Age Child Care (SACC) and Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC). Classes begin on October 4, 2019.

August 05, 2019

Union College's Getting to Know U Program

Union College is hosting an overnight college preview program, October 13-14, 2019, for high-achieving students from diverse backgrounds. This program is designed to allow students to learn more about the college's academic offerings; give them an authentic view of what life can be like at Union; and provide opportunities to engage with current students, faculty and administrators. Union College will cover the entire cost of the trip, including transportation and meals. Applications due September 22, 2019.