Partnership for After School Education

Issue 157

January 03, 2018

Aim High - Middle School Out of School Time Grant Opportunity

For the second year, in partnership with the Afterschool Alliance, New York Life Foundation is seeking applicants for $1M+ in grants to afterschool, summer or expanded learning programs serving disadvantaged middle school youth. Through the Aim High grant, 26 awardees will be selected based on their ability to help youth transition successfully to 9th grade. The program includes both one- and two-year grants. The Afterschool Alliance is hosting an informational webinar on January 11, 2018. Applications are due January 26, 2018.

January 03, 2018

Graduate NYC's College Completion Innovation Fund

Graduate NYC’s College Completion Innovation Fund (CCIF) aims to significantly increase college graduation rates in New York City by harnessing the collective expertise and impact of a wide range of philanthropic and education organizations. Grants will be made to support undergraduate colleges and non-profit community-based organizations that serve low-income students, first-generation college-goers, and students of color in the five boroughs. To help build capacity and encourage greater innovation among education and nonprofit organizations, the CCIF will sponsor a two-step grant-making process during winter 2018. Participate in an informational webinar on January 8 or January 18 to learn more. Applications for first step in the process are due February 2, 2018.