Grantee Profile

Afterschool Alliance

Grants to Afterschool Alliance

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year)

    Digital Media & Learning

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Afterschool Alliance is a national organization dedicated to increasing the public's awareness of before-school, afterschool, and summer programs as critical learning supports for young people. With this grant, the Alliance plans to raise awareness about and spread the use of Connected Learning principles and practices within the afterschool field, including the use of digital badges. The Alliance will disseminate Connected Learning principles, gather examples of practices, pilot badges in the afterschool community, and share relevant information among and between afterschool programs and networks.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support the spread of Connected Learning principles and practices among afterschool programs and networks, libraries, and museums.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Afterschool Alliance $550,000 between 2003 and 2014.