Boys & Girls Club of Austin

Contact Information

5407 N Interstate 35
Ste 400
Austin, TX 78723 - 2445
(512) 858-7688
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2014

Executive Summary

The Texas Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area will have 70 HT/35 MSYs AmeriCorps members who will conduct a Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) evidence-based academic support program, Project Learn, in 35 Boys & Girls Clubs in 21 Texas counties. In the first program year, AmeriCorps members will be responsible for increasing academic engagement for 900 students ages 9 -- 14 as defined by factors to include school and club attendance, grade improvement, and data from BGCA's National Youth Outcomes Initiative on school connectedness and expectations of academic success. AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 140 volunteers that will be engaged in: focused academic support; high yield learning activity delivery; and special activities around creative writing, technology and other academic topics. This program will focus on the Education CNCS focus area. The CNCS investment of $465,225 will be matched with $474,048, all private funding.

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