AFTERSCHOOL IN

North Dakota


Afterschool programs in North Dakota keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.

Unmet demand for afterschool and summer programs in North Dakota is high

26k

In 2019, 25,958 children (22%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in North Dakota

Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:

75%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

88%

Giving working parents peace of mind

71%

Engaging kids in STEM learning

79%

Helping kids build
life skills

92%

Providing kids physical activity

North Dakota parents strongly support afterschool

84%

of parents support public funding for afterschool

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federal funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.

TODAY

FY 20231

$6,515,398

in federal funds support 21st CCLC programs statewide

Afterschool Alliance's Proposed Budget

FY 20242

$10,190,398

in federal funds could support 21st CCLC programs statewide

Afterschool Alliance's Proposed Budget vs. FY2023 Omnibus

FY 2024

+$3,675,000

more in federal funds could support 21st CCLC programs statewide compared to FY2023

  1. FY2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. This amount also reflects the President's FY2024 budget, which proposes flat funding for 21st CLCC and would be neither an increase nor a decrease compared to the FY 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.
  2. Afterschool Alliance proposed $750 million increase to the FY2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill/President's FY2024 Proposed Budget.

Learn More about Afterschool in North Dakota

  • From a Time of Risk to a Time of Opportunity: A report by Fight Crime: Invest in Kids finds that afterschool programs play a vital role in turning the hours between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. into a time of opportunity for our young people, with the 70% drop in juvenile crime corresponding with the rise in availability of afterschool opportunities across the country. Learn what the peak time for juvenile crime is in North Dakota, as well as how when schools are closed but many parents are still on the job, afterschool programs are keeping kids safe, inspiring them to learn, and giving working parents peace of mind. Download the fact sheet for North Dakota.
  • National Center for Afterschool and Summer Enrichment: The National Center for Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) in the Office of Child Care offers state level fact sheets on school-age child care funded through the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG). Click to view the information for North Dakota.

North Dakota Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Kristin Knorr
North Dakota Afterschool Network
1305 9th Ave South
Fargo, ND 58103
Kristin.Knorr@k12.nd.us
https://ndafterschoolnetwork.com

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador for 2024
Arin Casavant
Gateway to Science
1600 Canary Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58501
701-751-6906
arin@gscience.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Robin Nelson
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Red River Valley
2500 18th Street South
Fargo, ND 58103
701-235-2147
robin@bgcrrv.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Andrew Jordan
Wilton Public School
504 Dakota Ave
Wilton, ND 58579
701-734-6331
andrewsjordan78@gmail.com

Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.

Caucus members in your state:

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

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