Summer Youth Program

$2.6 Million Awarded in Marion County for Summer Youth Programs

  Grants from funding collaborative, Summer Youth Program Fund, will serve 58,212 local youth The Summer Youth Program Fund, a collaborative of 11 local and national partners, will provide $2,629,279 in grants to support youth summer programs at 172 not-for-profit organizations in Marion County. The grants will fund 204 summertime programs, activities and experiences for… Continue reading.

More Than 63,000 Marion County Youth to Benefit from $2.6 Million in Grants from The Summer Youth Program Fund

The Summer Youth Program Fund, a collaborative of 11 local and national partners, will provide $2,602,193 in grants to support programs at 178 organizations in Marion County. The grants will fund 223 low- or no-cost summertime programs, activities and experiences for more than 63,000 area children age 4 to 19. Activities include sports, overnight camping, career exploration, youth employment, community service, college access and academic enrichment.

50,000 Marion County Youth to Benefit From More Than $2.4 Million in Grants

The Summer Youth Program Fund, a funding collaborative of 10 local and national partners, will provide $2,402,659 in grants to support programs at 165 organizations in Marion County. The grants will fund 194 low- or no-cost summertime programs, activities and experiences for 50,000 area children between the ages of four and 19 years old, and… Continue reading.

Arts enriched programming aims to reduce summer learning loss

By the end of 5th grade, children living in low-resource communities are two years behind their middle-class peers in verbal achievement. Summer learning loss accounts for 66 percent of that gap. In 2014 Central Indiana Community Foundation, Summer Advantage USA, and Arts for Learning launched a pilot program, Inspiring Scholars, to not just reduce learning loss, but to also accelerate learning over the summer.

$2.4 Million in Grants to Benefit Nearly 50,000 Marion County Youth

The Summer Youth Program Fund, a funding collaborative of 10 local and national partners, will provide more than $2.4 million in grants to support programs at 157 organizations in Marion County. The grants will fund 189 low- or no-cost summertime programs, activities and experiences for nearly 50,000 area children ages 4 to 19-years old, and include sports, overnight camping, career exploration, youth employment, community service, college access and academic enrichment.