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You for Youth (Y4Y) 
by Cindy Heislen
 9/2/2021 8:16 AM

For ANY Afterschool Program's usage.

You for Youth website made available by the U.S. Department of Education www.y4y.ed.gov

The Family Involvement Course
You can complete the online Family Involvement course in less than an hour, or about 10 minutes...

 
Building Literacy Skills in 21st CCLC 
by Cindy Heislen
 9/1/2021 3:30 PM

This webinar can be found on the You for Youth (Y4Y) website. It contains a presentation by one of our 21st CCLC grantees: Angie Hanlin, Matthews Elementary School, New Madrid County R-I School District. https://y4y.ed.gov/webinars/21st-cclc-sea-technical-assistance-webinars/building-literacy-skills-in-21st-cclc-ost-programs​

 
Expanding Minds and Opportunities Compendium 
by Cindy Heislen
 9/1/2021 3:30 PM

Exciting news!! Afterschool now has a great new resource available to you (for purchase in print, or free complete online version) and we highly encourage each of you to take the time to read it; it will provide valuable information for your programs....

 
Research Based Best Practices 
by Cindy Heislen
 8/31/2021 10:46 AM

The U.S. Department of Education has a growing collection of research-based best practices on its website.  Tthe What Works Clearinghouse http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/ publishes reports on the effectiveness of education programs and...

 
 

 Resource Links

 
There are two separate lists of links below - be sure to look through both: 1) Resources and 2) Afterschool/Youth Related Entities.
 
Under the 'resources' list portion, you can filter by categories.  Above 'resource type' column heading, click filter on the purple menu bar and select the category (financial, program-related, legislative, etc.) that you want to display from the drop-down arrow, or you can simply select all.
 
Additionally, you can sort either list in alpha order - just click on the column heading word(s) that appear in purple.
Please note this has not been updated in quite some time so some links may be broken or no longer in existence. We apologize for the inconvenience.
 

 RESOURCES

 
  
  
  
Program-RelatedMesothelioma - Talking To Children About Cancerhttps://www.mesotheliomahope.com/resources/children/
Program-RelatedYou for Youth (Y4Y)https://y4y.ed.gov/
Program-RelatedAddiction Resourcehttps://addictionresource.com/
Program-RelatedQuick Science Videos-Steve Spanglerhttps://www.youtube.com/sickscience?utm_source=bm23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=SICK+Science!&utm_content=Steve+Spangler+Links&utm_campaign=Zoo-Nique
Program-RelatedChoose My Platehttp://www.choosemyplate.gov/
Program-RelatedBest Practices - Where Can I Find Themhttp://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/best-practices.html
Program-RelatedWhat Works Clearinghouse - Research Based Best Practiceshttp://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/
Program-RelatedDoing What Works - Research Based Best Practiceshttp://dww.ed.gov/
Program-RelatedMobile Technologyhttp://www.qrcodescanning.com/mobile-technology-classroom-learning.html
Program-RelatedStemfinityhttp://www.stemfinity.com
Program-RelatedChild Lures Prevention-Think First and Stay Safehttp://www.childluresprevention.com/
Program-RelatedSEDL Afterschool Training Toolkithttp://www.sedl.org/afterschool/toolkits/
Program-RelatedNational Science Foundationhttp://www.nsf.gov
Program-RelatedScience:  21st Century Afterschool Science Project (CASP) Modelhttp://www.state.nj.us/education/21cclc/casp/
Program-RelatedChild Nutritionhttp://www.nationaldairycouncil.org/childnutrition/Pages/ChildNutritionHome.aspx
Grant OpportunitiesT-Mobile in the Communityhttp://www.t-mobile.com/Company/Community.aspx?tp=Abt_Tab_CommunitySupport
Program-RelatedImproving Literacy Through School Librarieshttp://www.ed.gov/programs/lsl/index.html
Grant OpportunitiesComing Up Taller Awards - President's Council on Arts and Humanitieshttp://www.cominguptaller.org/downloads/2007CUTApplication.pdf
Program-RelatedHealthy Lifestyle Choiceshttp://www.hlconline.org
Program-RelatedMissouri Foundation for Healthhttp://www.mffh.org/
Program-RelatedDiscount on all afterschool supplies for all Afterschool programming.  You MUST use the code: A4A.http://www.discountschoolsupply.com
Program-RelatedYouth Development Credential (YDC)http://www.mosac2.org/ydc/ydc.htmlhttps://moafterschool.org/youth-development-credential/
Program-RelatedAMBER Alert Web Portalhttp://www.amberalert.com
Program-RelatedAfterschool Training Toolkit: free online toolkit for Afterschool; developed by the National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning.http://www.sedl.org/afterschool/toolkits
Program-RelatedNutrition and Obesity: Ways to enhance children's activities and nutrition. Includes "WeCan!" an obesity prevention program.http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan
LegislativeThe Library of Congresshttps://www.loc.gov/
LegislativeCode of Federal Regulationshttps://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/cfr
LegislativeMissouri House of Representativeshttp://www.house.mo.gov
LegislativeMissouri State Senatehttp://www.senate.mo.gov
LegislativeU.S. House of Representativeshttp://www.house.gov
Grant OpportunitiesGoGirlGo! Grant - dedicated to the development and funding of girls' sports/physical activity programs that combine athletic instruction with delivery of educational information aimed at reducing risky behaviors.http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org
Grant OpportunitiesLowe's Toolbox for Education Grantshttps://powerofdiscovery.org/lowes-toolbox-education-grants
Grant OpportunitiesSearch through thousands of foundations and grant opportunities for your educational organization.http://www.fundsnetservices.com
Grant OpportunitiesOver 1000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant-making agencies.  The US Department of Health and Human Services is the managing partner for Grants.gov.http://grants.gov
Grant OpportunitiesThe Family and Youth Servcies Bureau (FYSB) - open funding opportunitieshttps://www.acf.hhs.gov/fysb
Program-RelatedYouth Todayhttp://www.youthtoday.org
LegislativeNational League of Citieshttp://www.nlc.org
Program-RelatedNutrition - National Dairy Councilhttp://nationaldairycouncil.org
Program-RelatedMentor's Online Communityhttp://www.mentoring.org
Program-RelatedHealthy Schools, Healthy Youthhttp://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth
Program-RelatedService-Learning Students' Guide & Journalhttps://www.learningtogive.org/resources/service-learning-101-guide-leaders
Program-RelatedSchool Mealshttp://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd
Program-RelatedU.S. Nutrition Assistance Programshttp://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/
Program-RelatedDo Something-Young People Changing Our Worldhttp://www.dosomething.org
Program-RelatedAction for Healthy Kidshttp://www.ActionForHealthyKids.org
Program-RelatedEDGAR - Education Department General Administrative Regulations (for grant recipients)http://www.ed.gov/policy/fund/reg/edgarReg/edgar.html
FinancialForecast of funding opportunities under the Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs for fiscal year (FY) 2007.http://www.ed.gov/fund/grant/find/edlite-forecast.html
FinancialTemporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF-Missouri)http://www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/tempa.htm
Program-RelatedMissouri AfterSchool Network (MASN)https://moafterschool.org/
Program-RelatedNational Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning provides assistance, training, and tools to help local programs build capacity to enhance learning in the afterschool hours.http://www.sedl.org/afterschool
LegislativeU.S. Senatehttp://www.senate.gov
 

 AFTERSCHOOL/YOUTH RELATED ENTITIES

 
  
  
4-H Afterschoolhttp://www.4hafterschool.org
Action for Healthy Kidshttp://www.ActionForHealthyKids.org
Afterschool Alliancehttp://www.afterschoolalliance.org
AMBER Alert - Missourihttp://missouriamberalert.com
American School Health Associationhttp://www.ashaweb.org
American Youth Policy Forumhttp://www.aypf.org
America's Promisehttp://www.americaspromise.org
Americorpshttp://www.americorps.gov/
Census Bureauhttp://www.census.gov
Child and Adult Care Food Program (Missouri - CACFP)http://www.dhss.mo.gov/cacfp
Child Care Awarehttp://www.ChildCareAware.org
Child Trendshttp://www.childtrends.org
Children's Trust Fundhttp://www.ctf4kids.org
Council of Chief State School Officershttp://www.ccsso.org
Department of Conservation (Missouri)https://mdc.mo.gov/
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE-Missouri)http://www.dese.mo.gov
Department of Health and Human Development: Centers for Disease Control and Preventionhttp://www.cdc.gov
Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS-Missouri)http://www.dhss.mo.gov/
Department of Social Services (DSS-Missouri)http://www.dss.mo.gov
Families and Work Institutehttp://www.familiesandwork.org
Fight Crime: Invest in Kidshttp://www.fightcrime.org
Forum for Youth Investmenthttps://forumfyi.org/
Foundations, Inc.http://www.foundationsinc.org/
Institute for Child and Family Policyhttp://www.childpolicy.org
Kids Care Center (Missouri)http://mo.kidscarecenter.com
Kids Count (The Annie E. Casey Foundation)http://www.kidscount.org
Missouri Accreditationhttp://www.moaccreditation.org
Missouri AfterSchool Network (MASN)http://www.moasn.org
Missouri Center for Career Educationhttp://missouricareereducation.org
Missouri Foundation for Healthhttp://www.mffh.org/
Missouri School Age Community Coalition (MOSAC2)http://www.mosac2.org
Missouri School Board Association (MSBA)http://www.msbanet.org
Missouri State Libraryhttp://www.sos.mo.gov/library
MOTT Foundation (Charles Stewart Mott Foundation)http://www.mott.org
National 4-H Councilhttp://www.fourhcouncil.org
National Afterschool Association (NAA)http://www.naaweb.org
National Association of Elementary School Principalshttp://www.naesp.org
National Black Child Development Institutehttp://www.nbcdi.org
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotionhttp://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth
National Center for Family Literacyhttp://www.famlit.org
National Child Care Information Centerhttps://www.nationalchildcare.org/
National Dairy Councilhttp://nationaldairycouncil.org
National Education Associationhttp://www.nea.org
National Governor's Association (NGA)http://www.nga.org
National Institute on Out-of-School Timehttp://www.niost.org
National League of Citieshttp://www.nlc.org
National Middle School Associationhttp://www.nmsa.org
National Network for Child Carehttps://www.ccrcca.org/resources/family-resource-directory/item/national-network-for-child-care/
National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learninghttp://www.sedl.org/afterschool
National PTAhttp://www.pta.org
National Resource Center for Youth Serviceshttp://www.nrcys.ou.edu
National Rural Education Associationhttp://www.nrea.net
National School Boards Association (NSBA)http://www.nsba.org
Nation's Network of Child Care Resource and Referralhttp://www.naccrra.org
Search Institutehttp://www.search-institute.org
U.S. Department of Agriculture: Farm to School Censushttps://farmtoschoolcensus.fns.usda.gov/
U.S. Department of Education (Home Page)http://www.ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education: 21st CCLChttp://www.ed.gov/21stcclc
U.S. Government's Official Web Portalhttp://www.firstgov.gov
 

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