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To disseminate practice, policy, advocacy and capacity building learnings from the Beacons Young Adolescent Initiative, which seeks to improve outcomes for young people ages 9 – 14 by increasing their participation in high quality activities during the after-school, evening, and weekend hours.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



17 Months

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Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Children & Youth

Foundation Center Themes:

Youth Development Services, Out-of-School Time (OST)

Foundation Center Approaches:

Advocacy, Research, Professional Development