Leveraging Local Funds

A number of local sources can be cultivated to help fund local after-school programs. The Afterschool Alliance has identified resources to identify them.

Afterschool Funding At A Glance

Afterschool Alliance Local Funding Sources

  • School District
  • City or County General Fund
  • Youth Services Bureaus
  • Parks and Recreation Departments
  • Sheriff 's Office

Afterschool Alliance Private Funding

  • Foundations: National, State and Community
  • Corporations
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Police Athletic League
  • Volunteer Center

In-Kind Contributions

  • Staff Time from a Community Organization
  • Evaluations Conducted by Universities
  • Fundraising Consultation by a Business
  • Special Events Ads by Local Media

Find a United Way

Michigan After-School Partnership is proudly part of the United Way network, and many local United Way offices provide resources for children's programming. Be sure to contact your local United Way team to find out more information. 

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