Afterschool programs can serve more kids by blending and braiding funding from sources like the American Rescue Plan, 21st CCLC, and more. Learn how they do it in our new spotlights!
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Promoting Healthy Futures


Explore Healthy Futures findings through this interactive data dashboard.


Key findings from the report, "Promoting Healthy Futures," translated into graphics and visually telling the story of what parents want and the role that afterschool programs play to support children's healthy development.

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Find communications materials on Afterschool Alliance's new report, as well as resources to help share data with your networks.

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America After 3PM

The 4th edition of America After 3PM provides a detailed account of children in the afterschool hours, identifying trends in participation, demand, experiences, and opportunities.

Afterschool & Summer in the Time of COVID-19

Afterschool programs continue to be a source of support to the children and families in their community as they adapt to the challenging circumstances and stressors created by the pandemic.

Policy, resources, & data

American Rescue Plan

With billions in funding available for afterschool and summer enrichment, the American Rescue Plan presents a tremendous opportunity to support students' recovery.

Afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families. For every child in a program, three are waiting to get in. We're working to change that.

Latest Research

America After 3PM spans a decade of data chronicling how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m. — the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work.

Afterschool Snack

The afterschool blog on the latest research, resources, funding and policy on expanding quality afterschool and summer learning programs for children and youth. Read the latest.

In My Community

Get your kids involved in afterschool: Locate programs in your community and learn what to look for to identify high-quality programs.

Afterschool Issues:

Afterschool for All Challenge: Taking Action from Afar

Thursday, May 30, 2024 Watch

Design Squad Latinx Dissemination Toolkit

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024 Watch

How to Apply: The New York Life Foundation - 2024 Aim High RFP Grant Program for OST Programs Serving Middle School Youth

Thursday, Jan 11, 2024 Watch

Setting the Stage: Unpacking the Data on High-Quality Afterschool Arts Programs

Thursday, Nov 16, 2023 Watch

Afterschool STEM HUB

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Even though everyday life surrounds us with obvious STEM applications, it can still be challenging to make the case for meaningful reforms in STEM learning. It's harder still when it comes to afterschool settings.

Need help speaking afterschool STEM-ish? The STEM HUB has quick start guides, resources & more.

Visit the STEM HUB