New York Life Foundation / Afterschool Alliance: Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

The Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs initiative will support out-of-school (OST) time programs that bolster the ability of afterschool and summer learning programs to help their middle school students make a successful transition to high school, particularly in the face of the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative will provide:

* One-year grants that support racial equity and social justice efforts.
* Two-year grants that support programs in enhancing direct service activities, technical assistance, capacity building, and their efforts in continuing to serve youth while facing the challenges of the pandemic and beyond.

Amount: Up to twenty-six grants will be awarded in the following categories:

1) One-Year Grants: Ten grants of $15,000 each will be awarded to organizations with annual budgets of $150,000 or more.
2) Two-Year Grants: Awards range from $25,000-$50,000 per year. Specifically:

  • Eight grants of $50,000 a year for two years will be awarded to programs with annual program budgets of $250,000 or more and annual organizational budgets of $500,000 or more.
  • Eight grants of $25,000 a year for two years will be awarded to organizations with annual organizational budgets of $250,000 or more.

Eligibility: Tax exempt 50(c)(3) organizations who serve middle school youth (sixth-, seventh-, and/or eighth-graders), serve at least 75 percent low-income youth, and have an annual budget of $150,000 or more.

Deadline: February 1, 2021.

Resource Information
Funder New York Life Foundation
Eligibility Nonprofit Organization
Resource URL: https://afterschoolalliance.smapply.io/
Sector COVID-19 Emergency Response, Education
Grant Amount $15,000-$100,000
Deadline February 1, 2021