New Jersey Department of Education

New Jersey Afterschool-Summer Program

Division: Student Services and Career Readiness
Office: Student Support Services


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Purpose: The New Jersey Afterschool/Summer Program is a state-funded grant program open to to national or statewide youth-serving organizations to expand existing afterschool/summer programs or to create new programs that offer high-quality, engaging out of school time (OST) activities to youth throughout New Jersey. These programs will increase students� career and college readiness and increase positive student behavior while engaging parents through the provision of academic support and enrichment activities in at least one of the following areas: academic support, science, technology and math (STEM, career exploration and/or community service). The target population is students between the ages of 5-18. This is a sixteen (16) month grant program. Applicants may apply for up to $250,000.

Eligible Agencies: Public or Private youth serving organizations

Approximate Number of Awards: 4 to 5 Grant Program Type: Competitive
Total Amt. Available: $1,000,000 Application Due Date: 3/12/2015

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