Boys and Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast

Contact Information

11975 Seaway Rd
Ste A160
Gulfport, MS 39503 - 6028
(228) 896-3770 320
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2013

Executive Summary

Twenty AmeriCorps members will have the potential to serve 1,737 youth in the five Boys & Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast (BGCGC) locations. This project will align with the CNCS focus area of Education within the service period of September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2016. AmeriCorps members will plan and implement activities related to academics, community service, and health to engage a minimum of 760 youth in 3rd- 8th grade. With AmeriCorps members' assistance, 608 of these youth in 3rd- 8th grade will improve academic performance on standardized state testing in literacy and/or mathematics. BGCGC requires a contribution from CNCS of $265,994, which BGCGC will match with $139,323 (34%), to fund IMPACT 2014.

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