Funding Announced For New York After School Programs

Funding Announced For New York After School Programs

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $10.9 million in grants for after school programs statewide.
ALBANY, N.Y. - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $10.9 million in grants for after school programs statewide.

A press release says the funding will help benefit 8,000 school-age children in 68 advantage after school programs.

“By funding these afterschool programs, we are ensuring that children in communities across the State have access to learning opportunities and cultural exposure that will further their development for years to come,” Governor Cuomo said. “Our administration is focused on providing exceptional learning environments to students, from Pre-K through college, and supporting exercises that are proven to enhance their learning experience is the right thing to do. After school programs play a major role in enriching the lives of children, and this funding to Advantage After School Programs is a wise investment for New York’s future."

A press release says children participating in quality after school programs perform better in school, avoid risky and unsafe behaviors.

The 2014 awardees are as follows:

    Organization Name
    County
Amount Awarded
    Booker T. Washington Community Center
    Cayuga
$171,875
    Booker T. Washington Community Center
    Cayuga
$171,875
    Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh
    Orange
$144,375
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo
    Erie
$200,305
    Bronx House, Inc.
    Bronx
$110,000
    CAMBA, Inc.
    Kings
$115,104
    Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany
    Rensselaer
$110,000
    Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc.
    Chautauqua
$158,125
    Child Center of NY, Inc.
    Queens
$56,733
    Children's Aid Society
    Bronx
$199,530
    Children's Aid Society
    Richmond
$137,500
    Circulo De la Hispanidad
    Nassau
$178,350
    Community Improvement Council, Inc.
    Rockland
$195,000
    Community Place of Greater Rochester
    Monroe
$55,000
    Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County
    Jefferson
$103,125
    Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc.
    Suffolk
$219,832
    Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, Inc.
    Suffolk
$216,435
    Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
    Suffolk
$143,708
    Family Service Society, Inc.
    Steuben
$103,125
    Family Service, Inc.
    Dutchess
$158,125
    Family Services of Westchester, Inc.
    Westchester
$144,375
    Family YMCA of Tarrytown
    Westchester
$68,714
    Footings,Inc.
    Sullivan
$136,843
    Gateway Youth Outreach
    Nassau
$219,770
    Good Shepherd Services
    Kings
$220,000
    Good Shepherd Services
    Kings
$220,000
    Harlem-Dowling West Side Ctr. Chn
    New York
$182,489
    Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Center, Inc.
    Nassau
$55,000
    Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement
    Queens
$165,000
    Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island, Inc.
    Queens
$66,997
    Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York
    Suffolk
$86,895
    Maspeth Town Hall, Inc.
    Queens
$110,000
    Maspeth Town Hall, Inc.
    Queens
$137,500
    Mental Health Association of Columbia and Greene Counties
    Columbia
$206,081
    Mental Health Association of Columbia and Greene Counties
    Greene
$101,685
    Mental Health Association of Fulton & Montgomery Counties, Inc.
    Fulton
$220,000
    Mental Health Association of Fulton & Montgomery Counties, Inc.
    Montgomery
$133,419
    NIA Community Services Network
    Kings
$220,000
    NIA Community Services Network
    Queens
$220,000
    Oswego County Opportunities, Inc.
    Oswego
$220,000
    Parsons Child & Family Center
    Albany
$61,875
    Partnership for Results, Inc.
    Cayuga
$220,000
    People and Possibilities
    Niagara
$220,000
    Police Athletic League, Inc.
    New York
$171,875
    Police Athletic League, Inc.
    Richmond
$123,750
    Project Most
    Suffolk
$137,500
    Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council, Inc.
    Kings
$206,250
    Riverdale Community Center
    Bronx
$171,875
    Rochester Area Community Foundation Initiatives, Inc.
    Monroe
$220,000
    SCAN-NY Volunteer Parent Aides Assoc.
    Bronx
$220,000
    SCO Family of Services
    Kings
$220,000
    Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation
    New York
$220,000
    Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation
    Queens
$171,875
    St. Nicks Alliance Corporation
    Kings
$137,500
    The Childrens Village
    Westchester
$165,000
    The Friends of Addison Youth Center
    Steuben
$92,125
    The Salvation Army
    Kings
$192,500
    Utica Safe Schools Healthy Students Partnership, Inc.
    Oneida
$145,784
    Wayne County Action Program
    Wayne
$126,041
    Wayne County Action Program
    Wayne
$151,250
    Wellcore, Inc.
    Rockland
$175,753
    West Islip Youth Enrichment Services, Inc.
    Suffolk
$220,000
    West Islip Youth Enrichment Services, Inc.
    Suffolk
$220,000
    Westchester Jewish Community Services
    Westchester
$171,875
    YMCA Greater NY-Ridgewood Branch
    Queens
$198,000
    YMCA of Jamestown, New York
    Chautauqua
$107,102
    YMCA of Olean
    Cattaraugus
$192,500
    Young Athletes, Inc.
    Bronx
$165,000
    TOTAL
    $10,908,320



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