YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Contact Information

615 N. Alabama Street
Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46204 - 1430
(317) 266-9622
FY 2017 AmeriCorps State and Territory Commission

Executive Summary

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis proposes to have 20 halftime AmeriCorps members who will tutor 1,000 youth in 10 after-school program sites that serve Indianapolis Public Schools, including five low-income housing complexes. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for approximately 18,000 service hours to youth in Marion County, The overall outcome of each member is to help 75% of students served improved academic results and 85% of the students served will be matched with a mentor throughout the first year.

In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 125 volunteers who will be engaged in tutoring and mentoring as well here in Marion County. This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education. The CNCS investment of $134,735 will be matched with $68,057 in private funding.

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