Youth Development

AFTERSCHOOL ALLIANCE

  • Washington, DC
  • www.afterschoolalliance.org

Mission Statement

The Afterschool Alliance is a
nonprofit public awareness and advocacy organization working to ensure that all
children and youth have access to quality afterschool programs. It seeks to:

Engage public will and increase public and private investment
in quality afterschool program initiatives at the national, state and local
levels.

Serve as an information source on afterschool programs and
resources. 

 Encourage the development of local, state and national
afterschool constituencies and systems. 

 Communicate the
impact of afterschool programs on children, families and communities.

Main Programs

  1. Afterschool Alliance Programs

service areas

National

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ruling year

2001

chief executive for fy 2005

Mrs. Jodi Grant

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Keywords

afterschool programs, children, kids, youth, school, programs, education, public awareness, advocacy, after school

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EIN

52-2275123

Physical Address

1616 H St., NW Suite 820

Washington, DC 20006

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Other Youth Development N.E.C. (O99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Impact statement

To advance quality afterschool programming, the Afterschool Alliance works
to build:

 

A strong, broad and diverse national
coalition of organizations and individuals to champion afterschool for
all.

Capable, influential state networks to push
for expansion and support of quality afterschool.

An active, diverse, confident field of
local programs and providers adept at building partnerships and accessing
resources.

An environment where every parent
and community should expect and demand quality, affordable afterschool
programs.

Programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Program 1

Afterschool Alliance Programs

As the national organizing body and voice of the afterschool field, the Afterschool Alliance works at the National, State and local level by engaging in the following efforts: research and policy analysis; public awareness and media outreach; technical assistance; and opinion leader and policy maker education.

Category

Youth Development

Budget

$2,400,543.00

Population Served

General Public/Unspecified

service areas

National

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AFTERSCHOOL ALLIANCE
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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AFTERSCHOOL ALLIANCE

Leadership

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR FISCAL YEAR

Mrs. Jodi Grant

BIO

As Executive Director, Jodi Grant oversees all aspects of the Afterschool Alliance’s work, building support and increasing funding for quality afterschool programs, setting goals and strategies for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and overseeing a team of top researchers, policy analysts and communications specialists who are creating materials and advocating for policies that will help make afterschool programs available to all children nationwide.

Prior to joining the Afterschool Alliance, Jodi served as Director of Work and Family Programs for the National Partnership for Women & Families.  In that position, she worked to protect and to expand the Family & Medical Leave Act, and was a member of the team that successfully defended the law before the U.S. Supreme Court.  Prior to that, she worked on Capitol Hill as General Counsel to the Senate Budget Committee and as Staff Director for a Senate Committee.  She also served as liaison to the National Governors’ Association, where she worked closely with Republican and Democratic governors.

Jodi graduated from Yale University with honors in 1990 and was elected senior class president.  She received her law degree from Harvard University, where she was elected class president (first marshall).  She currently serves on the Board of the Partners for Livable Communities and as a Trustee of America’s Promise.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Terry Peterson

No Affiliation

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