Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County Indiana, Inc

Contact Information

973 N Shadeland Ave
# 296
Indianapolis, IN 46219 - 4809
(317) 356-2308
FY 2017 AmeriCorps State and Territory Commission

Executive Summary

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County proposes to have 200 AmeriCorps members who will work with Indiana children through education, healthy lifestyles, and character & leadership development/volunteer programs across the State of Indiana including approximately 50 counties. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for (1) serving 30,000 children in education programs with 85% completing a 30 session program and 75% of those increasing their reading/math fluency scores by at least 15%; (2) provide over 210,000 nutritious snacks/meals, engage 50,000 in after school physical activity, and 4,000 in nutrition education programs; and (3) complete 400 community service projects. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 2,600 volunteers who will be engaged in youth development programming such as homework help, coaching, mentoring and leading various activities groups.

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education, Healthy Futures and Capacity Building. The CNCS investment of $1,030,946 will be matched with $1,012,553 in private and in-kind funding.

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