Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Contact Information

3 Rutgers Plaza
ASB III, 2nd floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 - 8559
(732) 932-8758 17
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011

Executive Summary

Rutgers requests funding for the Academic Mentoring Program: Leading and Inspiring Foster care Youth (AMPLIFY). The program will train AmeriCorps members to provide mentoring and tutoring for up to 250 current/former foster youth in high school. Its aim will be to promote self-development, while improving grades, standardized test scores, high school completion & postsecondary enrollment. The program site is Camden County, NJ, one of the most economically disadvantaged areas in the nation.

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Award Information

Application ID: 11AC125006
CNCS Award Amount:
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