Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence

Contact Information

1520 Haskell Ave
PO Box 748
Lawrence, KS 66044 - 4327
(785) 841-5672
FY 2016 AmeriCorps State Commission (New and Continuations)

Executive Summary

Executive Summary

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence proposes to have 17 full-time and 16 half-time AmeriCorps members who will work directly with Lawrence school district personnel and Boys & Girls Club staff to provide academic interventions to targeted students in all 15 Boys & Girls Club after program sites. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for serving 800 youth and ensuring that the student meets the expected gain in knowledge. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 20 volunteers will be engaged in assisting with academic interventions.

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area(s) of Education. The CNCS investment of $340,333 will be matched with $422,668; $372,668 of public funding and $50,000 in private funding.

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