The New York Life Foundation is seeking applicants for its Aim High local grant program to support afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving middle schoolers. A total of 26 grant awards will be made nationwide. Take a look to see which grant category is a good fit for you, and apply!
Three grant categories:
- $100,000 over two years – 8 awards to be made to organizations with annual budgets of $500,000 or greater and annual program budgets of $250,000 or greater
- $50,000 over two years – 8 awards to be made to organizations with annual budgets of $250,000 or greater
- $15,000 for one year – 10 awards will be made to programs to provide them with the ability to offer additional professional development opportunities to their staff; applicants must have annual budgets of $150,000 or greater
Grant funds may be used for technical assistance, capacity building, enhancing direct service activities, and/or program expansion. Applicants will need to describe how programs support youth in the transition to the ninth grade. Competitive two-year grant applicants should be able to report on indicators of success such as on-time promotion; school attendance rates; improved behavior, grades and test scores; and/or the development of social and emotional skills.
We look forward to receiving your application, and wish you good luck!