There are many private and public funding opportunities to support out-of-school time programs.
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Here are a few resources and opportunities to get you started.
21st Century Community Learning Center Grants Provides federal funding for afterschool and summer programs and is managed by the Kentucky Department of Education.
Afterschool Alliance Maintains a searchable funding database for opportunities for afterschool programs and provides expert advice for writing proposals, identifying funding sources, and sustaining programs. You can also find opportunities to support afterschool STEM here.
Foundation Center A one-stop shop for funding opportunities and resources.
Grantmakers for Education Provides guidance to philanthropy on the latest trends and research in education.
KYOSA Community Coalition Mini-grants The Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance (KYOSA) will fund mini-grants to help support community coalitions in their efforts around literacy and health and wellness initiatives in out-of-school time (OST) settings.