The following list represents our currently funded initiatives.

 


Project
Focus Area
Type/Funding

After School All-Stars

Providing middle schoolers with career visits, trips to high school options fair, STEM programming and other courses to prepare youth for the 21st century workforce.

Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

$423,000/ 3 years

Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region

Support and Enhancement of Mentoring at Target Schools in North and West Philadelphia

Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

$1,000,000 / 3 years

Boys' Latin

Boys' Latin is a single-gender college preparatory school. Extended day activities provide additional reading, math and extracurricular programming for 375 twelve- to fourteen-year-olds.

Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

$200,000 / 24 months

Coded by Kids

Support for after school programming in tech fields.

Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

$300,000 / 2 years

Congreso

Middle School Career Pathways

Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

$200,000 / 3 years

Drexel University

Out of School Time programming for SLA-MS.

Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

$100,000 for 1 year

Kimmel Center

citywide arts education program

Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

$600,000 / 3 years

KIPP

KIPP Philadelphia Schools’ mission is to develop the character, knowledge and skills of its students so that they will succeed in college. In addition to supporting strong academics, KIPP encourages students’ growth and achievement through enrichment activities, ongoing character education, support for the transition to high school and exposure to the world around us. This is made possible by extending the school day, as well as adding Saturday school and three weeks of school in August.

Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

$200,000 / 24 moths

Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers builds welcoming and fun youth writing centers in challenged neighborhoods, offering year-round programs including an afterschool Mighty Academy, themed writing workshops, mentorships and a College Readiness Initiative. Mighty Writers continues to expand and strengthen middle school programming at four community sites through staff and volunteer training focused on the unique needs of middle school students, with special focus on the transition to high school.

Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

$150,000 / 3 years

Philadelphia Youth Basketball, Inc.

Philadelphia Youth Basketball provides positive coaching and mentorship, academic support, leadership development and family engagement for eighty middle school children in North Philadelphia.

Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

$100,000 / 1 year

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