Partnership for After School Education

Issue 75

June 02, 2014

Aetna Foundation Health Communities Grants

The Aetna Foundation is seeking applications for its Regional Grants Program: Cultivating Healthy Communities Grants, which support local initiatives that promote eating fresh fruits and vegetables and being physically active, and target underserved, low-income and minority communities where healthy food can be difficult to buy and where social and environmental factors may limit people’s ability to be physically active. Grants are made for either $25,000 or $50,000. The foundation accepts applications in two cycles, one with a deadline of June 5, 2014 and the other with a deadline of July 30, 2014.

June 02, 2014

Advantage After School Program RFP

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) has released the Advantage After School Program 2014 Request for Proposals (RFP). Advantage After School Programs, in partnership with local schools, offer a broad range of educational, recreational, cultural, and age-appropriate activities in a safe environment. Programs integrate what happens in the school day with less formal learning experiences, and encourage the active participation of children, youth, and families in the design and delivery of program activities. Proposals are due by May 30, 2014. Inquiries about the RFP must be submitted to by May 9, 2014; questions and answers will be posted online for the public on May 16, 2014.