Partnership for After School Education


December 18, 2018

New York Life Foundation AIM High Grants for Middle School Programs funding

In partnership with the Afterschool Alliance, the New Life Foundation will award 26 grants to out-of-school time (OST) programs serving disadvantaged middle school youth through their Aim High grant program. The Aim High program is part of the New York Life Foundation’s ongoing investment in middle school OST programs to help economically disadvantaged eighth-graders reach ninth grade on time and prepare to succeed in high school. The grant program will fund afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, based on a competitive application process. This request for proposals will close on January 25, 2019, 5:00 pm ET. Grant winners will be notified in May 2019. Watch a recorded webinar on how to apply for the grant.

Other Articles in Funding


October 28, 2021

Child Care Stabilization Grants

Funding is now available from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services for Child Care Stabilization Grants. The goal of the Child Care Stabilization Grant is to provide financial relief to child care providers to help cover unexpected business costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and to help stabilize their operations so they may continue to provide care. The deadline to apply is November 30, 2021.

October 14, 2021

Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund

Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund is now accepting applications for grants of up to $45,000 for Black, Latino, and Asian-led community-based organizations throughout New York City whose budgets are between $150,000 and $2 million. Go to their website to learn more about organization eligibility, evaluation criteria, and how funds are awarded. The deadline to apply is October 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

June 03, 2021

Brooklyn Community Foundation Spark Prize

The Brooklyn Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the Spark Prize. In total, they will distribute $600,000 to honor the work of values-driven Brooklyn nonprofits that have demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing racial justice in our borough and have a dynamic vision for the future of their organization. Finalists will be notified in October 2021, and winners will be announced in early January 2022. Applications must be submitted before June 25, 2021.

April 01, 2021

AFD Foundation Grant Opportunity

The AFD Foundation's 2021 Community Improvement Grants program supports organizations working to improve the quality of services for young people ages 5 to 25 in all five boroughs of New York City. The program will offer 15 organizations a 3-year $1,000,000 grant. Organizations that apply will be immediately considered eligible based on the foundation's radical trust initiative. Grantees will then be randomly selected through a lottery drawing that will take place on May 1,2021. To apply simply submit your email address.

February 17, 2021

SparkYouth NYC RFP

SparkYouth NYC is soliciting proposals for participation in its 9th cohort. The cohort's funding and participation will run from 2022 through 2024. Selected organizations receive both a multi-year investment and a comprehensive nonprofit management curriculum to encourage programs and their leadership to invest in the future by hiring and developing staff, increasing program capacity, improving facilities and deepening support for NYC youth. Applications are due by March 12, 2021, and decisions will be made this summer.

February 01, 2021

2021-2026 Extended School Day/School Violence Prevention Program Competitive Grant Application

New York State Education Department has posted an RFP for competitive funding for the Extended School Day/School Violence Prevention Program. Please see the RFP and appendix documents for details on eligibility and submitting a proposal. Written questions will be accepted by email until the end of business on February 10, 2021. Instructions for submission to this grant can be also be accessed through this portal.

January 15, 2021

Youth Service Improvement Grants

William T. Grant Foundation's Youth Service Improvement Grants (YSIG) program supports activities to improve the quality of direct services for young people ages 5 to 25 in the five boroughs of New York City. The goal is to strengthen existing services by helping youth-serving nonprofit organizations address challenges or remedy problems at the point of service, where staff and youth interact. Awards are $25,000 each and support projects lasting one year, starting on September 1, 2021. Applications are due March 11, 2021 at 3:00 PM. For complete instructions on preparing a proposal, download the 2021 Application Guide.

December 02, 2020

The David Prize

The David Prize will award $200,000 to the five best ideas to improve New York City, with funding from the Brooklyn-based Walentas Family Foundation. Past recipients include a housing assistance program envisioned by an LGBTQ activist, jobs support for immigrant day laborers in Queens, and efforts to build NYCHA anew through more composting. Applications and nominations will be accepted through January 1, 2021.

September 15, 2020

Honnold Foundation Community Fund

The Honnold Foundation’s Community Fund supports solar PV installations for community-based nonprofits with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) leadership in the most polluted places in the United States. Community Fund grant recipients will receive funding for the installation of a solar PV system on or near their building. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Learn more and apply.

January 02, 2020

Tech and Society Challenge: Youth Voice in the Digital Age

Susan Crown Exchange is seeking to support programs, initiatives, or campaigns that respond to the following Challenge: How can young people inspire their peers to use technology in healthy ways and make digital spaces better for everyone? They expect to award grants at two tiers: 1) prototype, experimental, or early-stage grants of $50,000 per year (up to two years); and 2) implementation grants of $100,000–$250,000 per year (up to two years) to organizations with established records and detailed plans who want to scale their work. Submissions will be considered on a rolling basis until the deadline of 6:00 PM on January 31, 2020. Submit your letter of inquiry through their Foundant portal.