Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis

Contact Information

3530 S Keystone Ave
Ste 200
Indianapolis, IN 46227 - 3573
(317) 452-8734
FY 2015 AmeriCorps State Commission

Executive Summary

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis proposes to have 48 AmeriCorps members who will implement the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Project Learn, an educational enhancement program, including five major components: homework help and tutoring, high-yield learning and leisure activities, parent and adult involvement, collaboration with schools, and incentives, in 11 Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis sites and additional youth serving organizations in the community. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for increased interest in school and increased academic performance. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 100 volunteers who will be engaged in mentoring, tutoring, and implementing enrichment activities with youth. This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education. The CNCS investment of $259,804 will be matched with $259,917, $0 in public funding and $259,917 in private funding.

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