Lights On Afterschool Partners

The Afterschool Alliance salutes the many Lights On Afterschool partners and programs who make this event a success and work hard all year long to provide opportunities for children everywhere.

National Supporting Organizations are comprised of National Partners, Supporters and Local Leaders who help to promote Lights On Afterschool to their members and networks of chapters, affiliates and programs.


National organizations that operate afterschool programs

4-H Afterschool

After-School All-Stars

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

America SCORES

Boy Scouts of America

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Camp Fire

Champions Before- and After-School Programs

Citizen Schools

Coalition for Community Schools

D.A.R.E. Dance Programs

Destination Imagination

Earth Force

Girl Scouts

Girls Inc.

Higher Achievement

Invent Now

Junior Achievement

La Petite Academy, Inc.

LULAC National Educational Service Centers

Mad Science

Mozilla Foundation

National Association of Police Athletics/Activities Leagues, Inc.

National Recreation and Park Association

Office of Child Care

Soccer in the Streets

Total Golf Adventures 

United Way of America

US Dream Academy

USTA Tennis & Education Foundation

Voices for Healthy Kids

YMCA of the USA

Young Audiences, Arts for Learning

Young People's Project, Inc.

Young Rembrandts

Youth Venture



National organizations, interest groups, or advocacy organizations that are NOT afterschool providers


Abrakadoodle, Inc.

Action for Healthy Kids

Action Learning Systems, Inc. 

Administration for Children and Families

Alliance for Children and Families

Alliance for Excellent Education

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education Recreation & Dance

American Association for Leisure and Recreation

American Alliance of Museums

AASA, The School Superintendents Association

American Counseling Association

American Federation of Teachers

American School Health Association

Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Americans for the Arts

America's Promise -- The Alliance for Youth

Arts Attack

Association for Career and Technical Education 

The Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans

Association of Children's Museums 

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP)

Association of Science-Technology Centers

Bright House Networks

Bringing Yourself to Work: Caregiving in After School Environment

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention VERB Campaign 

National Summer Learning Association

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation


Conrad Foundation

Consortium for School Networking

Corporate Voices for Working Families

Council for Opportunity in Education

Council of Chief State School Officers

Council of Great City Schools

Council on Accreditation

Daycare Works

Drug Strategies

E S Foods

ETA hand2mind

Every Child Matters

Family Support America

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

First Book

Food Research and Action Center

The Forum for Youth Investment

Foundations, Inc.

Futura Language Professionals

General Federation of Women's Clubs

GoGirlGo! - Women's Sports Foundation

Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference

High Five Recreation Consulting, LLC

Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options

The Institute for Youth Development

International Reading Association

Kidz For Life



Legal Momentum

Lumina Foundation

MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership

Mercy Housing

Child Care Aware of America

NASA's Discovery Program

National AfterSchool Association

National Alliance of Urban Literacy Coalitions

National Human Services Assembly

National Association for Bilingual Education

National Association of Elementary School Principals

National Association of Peer Program Professionals

National Association of School Psychologists

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

National Center for Community Education

National Child Care Association

National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education

Spark Action

National Community Education Association

National Community Renaissance

National Council of La Raza

National Council of Youth Sports

National Dropout Prevention Center/Network

National Education Association

National Girls Collaborative Project​

National Governors Association

National Guild for Community Arts Education

National Head Start Association

National Indian Education Association

National Institute on Out-Of-School Time

National Inventors Hall of Fame

National League of Cities

Association for Middle Level Education

National Parent Teacher Association

National Parenting Association

National Partnership for Women & Families

Peer Resources

National Recreation & Park Association 

National Rural Education Association 

National School Boards Association

National Women's Law Center

Net Literacy

Nortel Networks Kidz Online

NRTA: AARP's Educator Community

Older Women's League

Open Society Foundations


Parents' Action for Children

Partnership for After School Education

Promise the Children

Reading Is Fundamental

Save The Children 

Share Our Strength

Society of State Directors of Health and Physical Education

STAR Library Network (STAR_Net)


Everyday Democracy

NAMM Foundation

Above and Beyond Children's Foundation

ExpandEdSchoools by TASC

PreK-12 Learning Group at Association of American Publishers

Education Alliance

Forum for Youth Investment

Institute for Youth Development

Time Warner Foundation

TiVo, Inc.

United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc.

US Action Education Fund

US Conference of Mayors

US Department of Education

USA Science & Engineering Festival

WGBH Education

Wider Opportunities for Women

Women Work! The National Network for Women's Employment

Young Adult Library Services Association

Youth Service America


Local Leaders

Local, multi-site or regional providers and afterschool supporters

After School Matters

Akron Police Department (Chief James Nice)

Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services

Bob Lanier Center

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area

California Tomorrow

Chapel Hill Training-Outreach Project, Inc.

National Christ Child Society

City Scholars Foundation

Dothan's Promise - The Alliance for Youth


Georgia Afterschool Investment Council

Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association

Henry County Afterschool Enrichment Program

Hope Through Housing Foundation

Kids All Dressed Up

KidScape Productions



Los Angeles Unified School District

Milwaukee Recreation

Miracle League of the South Hills

Music Changing Lives

North Carolina Center for Afterschool Programs

Division of Child Support Services – Georgia Department of Human Resources

Our Community's Children

Partners in Out of School Time

Partnership for Children

Positive Direction Youth Center

S.T.E.P. Academics, Inc

The Florida Learning Center Group

School's Out Washington

Sojourner Truth Observational Study Hometel, Inc.

Statesville Housing Authority Family Development Division

Center for Healing and Hope

Family Y

Creative Action

Utah Commission For Women and Families

Utah Department of Workforce Services - Office of Work and Family Life

Waukegan 21st Century STARS

Woodcraft Rangers

Yoga and Peace

Seattle Young People's Project

Youth Winter Sports Alliance