Partnership for After School Education

November 15, 2016

Free Online Programs from charitySTRONG on Board Development resources

charitySTRONG is a new organization dedicated to helping New York State nonprofits develop their boards of directors. The organizations offers two, free online programs, onBOARD and Directors U. onBOARD matches individuals who are interested in board service with charitable organizations that are seeking board members. Directors U includes governance training courses and resources on board development, operations, and legal requirements. charitySTRONG is open to all state registered public charities and encourages participation by individuals who have never served on a nonprofit board as well as experienced board members looking for new opportunities to help their communities. Download a flyer for more information.

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February 21, 2020

CCC's Community Leadership Course

CCC’s Community Leadership Course (CLC) gives participants a firsthand look at how programs across New York City help children and how they can make New York City an even better place to be a child. The course will be scheduled for one day a week, generally on Wednesdays, from September 9, 2020 - November 18, 2020. Mornings are spent visiting programs that provide services to children and families. Lunches and afternoon sessions are held at CCC's offices and are conducted in seminar fashion, led by CCC staff and guest speakers. The fee for the course is $1200. Full and partial scholarships are available. Applications are due April 1, 2020.

February 03, 2020

NAA Professional Learning Community for Emerging Leaders of Color

NAA is piloting a national learning community for leaders of color to foster a network of equity-driven leaders of color, support them in deepening their equity analysis and leadership skills to be agents of change in the afterschool field and help them create a roadmap that advances their careers in the afterschool field. This leadership opportunity is now accepting applications from people of color in out-of-school time who hold mid-level management positions (i.e., site coordinators, program managers, etc.) and would like to be a part of an equity-driven leadership program that will support them in advancing in their careers in the afterschool field. Application deadline February 10, 2020.

January 17, 2020

Grounded Program Design: Incorporating Anti-Oppression Approaches to Social Justice Work

On February 25, 2020, Seachange Collective is hosting an interactive, 1-day workshop, Grounded Program Design: Incorporating Anti-Oppression Approaches to Social Justice Work, that introduces you to a six-step approach that helps you develop and implement projects, programs, and initiatives based in community needs and justice – rather than assumed knowledge and charity. Facilitators will guide participants in reflecting on their experiences, the first four steps of the grounded program design process, and the complexities of anti-oppression work and social justice practice. Each participant will workshop their own real-life examples and develop personalized action plans to align their social justice values with their work. Register by February 18, 2020. There is a fee to attend.

December 16, 2019

Grant-Readiness Insights Training (GRIT)

Grant-Readiness Insights Training (GRIT) is a cohort-based program that provides training and support for talented leaders of organizations from the social services nonprofit sector at a crucial milestone of development. The goal of the program is to teach leaders how to obtain support from results-driven, evidenced-based funders like Robin Hood. Eligible organizations should have between three and ten years of operations and oversee budgets of at least $500,000 but not exceeding $10 million. Application deadline is January 17, 2020.

November 15, 2019

Youth Studies Programs

CUNY School of Professional Studies is accepting applications for their Youth Studies programs. The program will give you the knowledge and skills needed to design, run, research, and work in youth settings. The program applies a participatory approach that shows you how to incorporate young people in shaping the programs, institutions, and policies that impact their lives and promotes youth development principles and practices with a strong emphasis and commitment to social justice and equity. Applications for a Spring 2020 start are due December 5, 2019.

October 01, 2019

Census Toolkit for the Afterschool Community

Millions of children and youth rely on federal support, determined by the U.S. census, to attend afterschool and summer learning programs. The results of the census will be used to determine how more than $900 billion of federal spending will be allocated for the next 10 years. The Afterschool Alliance has created a toolkit to help afterschool programs, staff, and youth insure that every member of their community is counted.

September 16, 2019

New Programming from Citizens' Committee for Children (CCC)

CCC has expanded their Wall Street office to include new space for civic engagement programming, including policy and data briefings, workshops, trainings, networking events, coalition work, and more! They are looking to engage their partners and offer the type of programming that they need. See their complete list of upcoming events on their get involved page or check out the new calendar feature on their website.

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

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 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.