This community is a space for Housing Is members interested in youth. Low-income youth face unique challenges and opportunities as their families move towards self-sufficiency through housing assistance; some youth are experiencing homelessness or are independent from guardians.

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Out-of-School Time Grant Program - Apply Now!

Council of Large Public Housing Authorities
Washington, District of Columbia

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


Read the full application and eligibility requirements, and join our webinar on December 13 at 3 p.m. ET to learn more about this opportunity. The RFP homepage can be accessed here. Applications are due January 25, 2019. 


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!

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