Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana

Contact Information

320 N Carrollton Ave
Ste 102
New Orleans, LA 70119 - 5147
(504) 566-0707
FY 2016 AmeriCorps State Commission (New and Continuations)

Executive Summary

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana proposes to have 46 AmeriCorps (Minimum Time) members who will implement the Project Learn Initiative (a strategy for enhancing the impact of youth development programs) in Boys & Girls Club sites in New Orleans, Covington, Gretna and Slidell, Louisiana. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for improvements in academic attitudes and academic success of 294 low income youth. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 500 volunteers who will be engaged in tutoring, mentoring, administrative support, and Club improvement projects.

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education. The CNCS investment of $124,732 will be matched with $173,880 with $173,880 in private funding.

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