Our new fact sheet, Using American Rescue Plan Funds for Afterschool and Summer Programs, describes the impacts of ARP investments, funds still available, and next steps for the out-of-school time field.
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.Full infographic Social media versions
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 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.
With billions in funding available for afterschool and summer enrichment, the American Rescue Plan presents a tremendous opportunity to support students' recovery.
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.
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.
Get your kids involved in afterschool: Locate programs in your community and learn what to look for to identify high-quality programs.
Changing perspectives. Shaping lives.
Afterschool programs are a perfect environment for mentoring of young people.
Bringing quality afterschool and summer learning programs to children and families in need.
How to Apply: The New York Life Foundation - 2024 Aim High RFP Grant Program for OST Programs Serving Middle School YouthThursday, Jan 11, 2024 Watch
Setting the Stage: Unpacking the Data on High-Quality Afterschool Arts ProgramsThursday, Nov 16, 2023 Watch
Afterschool in Native American and Tribal Communities: Perspectives, Programs & PracticesThursday, Nov 9, 2023 Watch
Lights On Afterschool 101Thursday, Sep 7, 2023 Watch
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