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Grant Recipients

FY19 FC 530 Competitive Grant Recipients

FY19 Targeted Funds (FC531), as directed by the FY19 state budget 7061-9611, for the following:

  • $400,000 shall be expended for the Recreation Worcester program;
  • $20,000 shall be expended for Steps to Success, Inc., in the town of Brookline
  • $25,000 shall be expended for Hoops and Homework to provide academic and enrichment services for youth in the commonwealth
  • $100,000 shall be expended for the Resiliency for Life program to support academic intervention and dropout prevention;
  • $50,000 shall be expended for a grant program for the Museum of Science to operate an engineering curriculum in preschool and after school programs in the cities of Everett and Cambridge;
  • $500,000 shall be expended for a 1-time grant program to be administered by the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, Inc. to: (a) provide access to youth development and arts and cultural programming for financially-disadvantaged youth in the city of New Bedford; (b) strengthen relationships among first responders and youth in the city of New Bedford; and (c) expand after school and summer programs for financially disadvantaged youth in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that possible applicants to the grant program may include nonprofit and public organizations in the city of New Bedford with a mission to promote youth literacy, development and access to arts and cultural opportunities;
  • $40,000 shall be expended for the Rites of Passage and Empowerment program in the city of Pittsfield to support mentoring programs for adolescent girls; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Scholar Athletes, Inc., for its athletic and professional training programming;
  • $25,000 shall be expended for Youth and Family Enrichment Services, Inc., in the Hyde Park section of the city of Boston to provide after-school academic enrichment for area youth;
  • $15,000 shall be allocated to Beyond Soccer, Inc. to provide innovative health, athletic and leadership programming for low-income youth in the city of Lawrence;
  • $10,000 shall be expended for the All Dorchester Sports League, Inc.;
  • $10,000 shall be expended for Old Hill Sports and Mentoring program;
  • $30,000 shall be appropriated to Homework House of Holyoke;
  • $100,000 shall be expended for the Youth Court programs of New Bedford and Fall River to support juvenile diversion programs based on the principles of peer-led restorative justice;
  • $100,000 shall be expended for the Department of Community Services in the City of New Bedford to support the after-school Girls STEAM Design Academy program;
  • $20,000 shall be granted to the Cape Verdean Association of Brockton for employment positions for at-risk youth within their YEP! We Can Summer Program
  • $50,000 shall be expended for the I Have a Future program;
  • $50,000 shall be expended for The Mazie Partnership of Wayland in support of the mentoring of at-risk students in the Commonwealth;
  • $15,000 shall be expended for programs through Auburn Youth and Family Services, Inc.;
  • $100,000 shall be expended for the operation of a pilot data-sharing program designed to provide school districts with funds to partner with local community-based organizations and share identifiable student data to the extent allowed by law; provided further, that the pilot program shall be for not more than 3 years; provided further, that the afterschool and out-of-school time coordinating council shall recommend funds to 2 school districts for the pilot program; provided further, that the afterschool and out-of-school time coordinating council shall conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis on the pilot data sharing program; and provided further, that not later than December 31, 2019, the Massachusetts afterschool and out-of-school time coordinating council shall file a report on the effects of the pilot program on students participating in the programs partnered with the school districts with the house and senate committees on ways and means — see FY18 FC 529 Recipient List

Past Recipients

FY18 FC 530 Continuation Grant Recipients Download Word Document

FY18 Targeted Funds (FC531), as directed by the FY18 state budget 7061-9611, for the following:

  • $30,000 shall be appropriated to Homework House of Holyoke
  • $100,000 shall be expended for the Youth Court programs of New Bedford and Fall River to support juvenile diversion programs based on the principles of peer-lead restorative justice
  • $100,000 shall be expended for the Department of Community Services in the city of New Bedford to establish an after-school STEAM Design Academy for Girls pilot program
  • $25,000 shall be expended for the Bird Street Community Center in Boston
  • $20,000 shall be expended for Steps to Success, Inc. in the town of Brookline
  • $25,000 shall be expended for Hoops and Homework to provide academic and enrichment services for youth in the commonwealth
  • $100,000 shall be expended for the Resiliency for Life program to support academic intervention and dropout prevention
  • $20,000 shall be expended to the Yes We Care Teen Leadership Torch Training program
  • $25,000 shall be expended for Scholar Athletes, Inc. for its athletic and professional training programming
  • $200,000 shall be expended for the Recreation Worcester program
  • $50,000 shall be expended for Youth and Family Enrichment Services, Inc. to provide after-school academic enrichment for area youth
  • $200,000 shall be expended for a 1-time grant program to be administered by the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, Inc. in collaboration with a youth development committee consisting of Dennison Memorial Community Center, Inc., Boys and Girls Club of Greater New Bedford, Inc., Youth Opportunities Unlimited, Inc., People Acting in Community Endeavors, Inc., the Community Economic Development Center in New Bedford and the Women's Center in New Bedford, to provide access to youth development and arts and cultural programming for financially disadvantaged youth in the city of New Bedford, with possible applicants to include nonprofit organizations in the city of New Bedford whose mission is to promote youth literacy, development and access to arts and cultural opportunities
  • $60,000 shall be expended for Community Boating Center, Inc. of New Bedford for programming for financially disadvantaged children in the city of New Bedford
  • $15,000 shall be allocated to Beyond Soccer, Inc. to provide innovative health, athletic and leadership programming for low-income youth in the city of Lawrence
  • $100,000 shall be used for a new grant to increase access to quality afterschool or summer learning programs for school-age children and youth - see FC 528 RFP/Recipient List
  • $100,000 shall be expended for the operation of a pilot data-sharing program designed to provide school districts with funds to partner with local community-based organizations and share identifiable student data to the extent allowed by law; provided further, that the pilot program shall be for not more than 3 years; provided further, that the afterschool and out-of-school time coordinating council shall recommend funds to 2 school districts for the pilot program; provided further, that the afterschool and out-of-school time coordinating council shall conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis on the pilot data sharing program; provided further, that the Massachusetts afterschool and out-of-school time coordinating council shall file a report on the effects of the pilot program on students participating in the programs partnered with the school districts with the clerks of the senate and the house of representatives and the chairs of the senate and house committees on ways and means not later than December 31, 2018 - see FC 529 RFP/Recipient List
 
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