Partnership for After School Education


September 01, 2016

Free Arts and Leadership Development Programs for Bronx Girls & Young Women

New Settlement Apartments' Program for Girls & Young Women offers free classes after school and weekends for girls and young women (ages 11-YA) in the Southwest Bronx. Programming includes dramatic writing and performance, reproductive health and healthy relationships, financial literacy, sports and adventure learning, dance (Hip-Hop), poetry, college prep, and more. Young women in high school may earn a stipend for certain leadership programs, but spots are limited. An orientation for their fall semester takes place September 20, 2016, from 6:30pm - 7:30pm, at 1514 Townsend Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452. For more information, to make a referral, or to request an enrollment packet, contact Director Joy Leonard at j.leonard@newsettlement.org or (718) 716-8000 x119.

September 01, 2016

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship honors excellence by supporting outstanding community college students with financial need to transfer to and complete their bachelor’s degrees at the nation’s top four-year colleges and universities. The Foundation provides up to $40,000 per year to each of approximately 85 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country. The deadline for all application materials is October 25, 2016 at noon ET.

September 01, 2016

Up Next - Free College Access Tool

Part of First Lady Michelle Obama's Reach Higher initiative's public awareness campaign, Better Make RoomUp Next is a free college access tool that gives high school and college students, parents, and college counselors across the country personalized support on all things college – college search and application, federal student aid, and student loan repayment – all through texting. Sign up by texting "COLLEGE" to 44044. Up Next is a project of Civic Nation, a non­profit, non­partisan 501(c)(3) organization. 

September 01, 2016

Fall 2016 State of Grantseeking Survey

Support Center Partnership in Philanthropy has partnered with GrantStation as an underwriter for their 13th semi-annual informal survey of nonprofits, Fall 2016 State of Grantseeking Survey, to gauge the current state of grantseeking in the United States. Through your participation, you can help the grantseeking community stay on top of trends and provide benchmarks for organizations to compare their grantseeking efforts with those of other, comparable organizations. The resulting reports and webinars are free and spotlight recent developments in funding so that organizations can be more strategic in their grantseeking. The survey ends September 30, 2016.

September 01, 2016

Find Field Trips Through Explorable Places

Field trips are an important part of school and after school life. Through them, students get to experience things they may not have been able to see or do before. Explorable Places is an online platform that makes it easy to find and book field trips for your group. Use the site to find free, low cost, and scholarship-based programs as well as local green spaces and water access points. Search by subject, grade, location, and price to find just what you are looking for.

September 01, 2016

2017-18 FAFSA & TAP Application Training

The New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAAA) is sponsoring a line by line training of the online 2017-18 FAFSA followed by a PowerPoint presentation of the New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application on September 30, 2016, from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. The free webinar will prepare you to help students and parents navigate the 2017-2018 FAFSA and TAP online applications. The training is open to financial aid professionals, college access advisors, guidance counselors, and others who assist college bound students with the financial aid application process. The webinar will be recorded and made available to all registered attendees. NYSFAAA membership is not required for this training. Register here.

September 01, 2016

America After 3PM Special Report: Afterschool in Communities of Concentrated Poverty

Afterschool Alliance's America After 3PM special report, Afterschool in Communities of Concentrated Poverty, takes a closer look at the afterschool program experience of children and families living in communities of concentrated poverty, including participation in afterschool programs, barriers preventing participation, activities and services provided by programs, and satisfaction with programs. Among key findings are that afterschool programs provide integral supports and demand for afterschool and summer learning programs is high. The report also includes recommendations to help bring more quality afterschool and summer learning programs to these children and families. Access the full report and the executive summary.