Kentucky employers can now apply to receive state matching funds if they choose to contribute to an employee’s child care costs. In Kentucky, "child care" means "the provision of care for a child … [Read more...] about Kentucky’s Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership program now accepting applications
The Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance (KYOSA), in partnership with the Million Girls Moonshot initiative, will fund mini-grants to help support summer programs in their efforts to engage more students … [Read more...] about Summer of STEM Mini Grant 2023 Application is now open!
This past fall, the Afterschool Alliance and Edge Research surveyed 1,016 afterschool program providers between October 24 and November 30, 2022, including 44 respondents who reported that their … [Read more...] about Afterschool programs in Kentucky are open but still recovering post-pandemic
A robust child care system that provides a continuum of high-quality care from infancy through school-age is essential for meeting the needs of kids and families today. That system includes … [Read more...] about KYOSA Data Explorer shows why Kentucky families struggle to find affordable school-age child care
NAA's Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders identifies young leaders and recognizes and cultivates the talent of afterschool champions who have the potential to influence the field of … [Read more...] about Nominations for NAA’s Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders are live!
The 2022 celebration of Lights On Afterschool is this week on Thursday, October 20 and Governor Andy Beshear has made it official in Kentucky! As of last Thursday (one week out), we have received … [Read more...] about Over 100 events taking place this week across Kentucky to celebrate Lights On Afterschool 2022
The White-Riley-Peterson Policy (WRP) Fellowship creates opportunities for a nationwide network of leaders to harness their collective expertise to expand and improve afterschool and summer learning … [Read more...] about Stephanie Barker, KYOSA Coordinator, receives White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellowship
The “Monthly Media Roundup” is a curated list of news stories we’ve put together for the Kentucky out-of-school time (OST) community that have appeared in national and local media outlets over the … [Read more...] about Monthly Media Roundup: July 2022
On July 1, 2022, the CCAP (Child Care Assistance Program) income guidelines increased from 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG) to 85% of the State Median Income (SMI). This change applies to … [Read more...] about Division of Child Care announces another CCAP income guideline increase
Throughout the pandemic, the Afterschool Alliance has been tracking the ways in which COVID-19 is impacting afterschool and summer learning providers. In their most recent survey, the seventh wave of … [Read more...] about Waitlists grow while Kentucky’s summer programs struggle with staffing challenges
(LOUISVILLE, KY) – Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky (FHKY) and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) launched today a new public service campaign informing Kentucky students in grades K-12 … [Read more...] about Statewide summer wellness campaign promotes healthy habits for students