- Afterschool Alliance: (select your state to download)
The America After 3PM survey identified the supply of and demand for afterschool programs, as well as the major barriers to program enrollment. The state level fact sheets provide a comprehensive and accurate picture what youth are doing each day after school.
- Business to Business Toolkit (2005)
This tool kit was designed by Corporate Voices for Working Families to serve as a resource that will direct and inspire proactive business engagement in after school programs and policies.
- Business to Community Toolkit (2006)
This toolkit has been designed by Corporate Voices for Working Families to serve as a resource that will direct and inspire proactive business engagement in after school policies and programs at the community level and will lead to policies and community outreach that garner widespread public support.
- State & Territory Afterschool Profiles (select your state to download)
The Afterschool Investments project's State and Territory Afterschool Profiles provide a snapshot of the "state of afterschool," as well as an opportunity to compare afterschool activities across the country. It is designed to serve as a resource for policymakers, administrators, and providers.
- Afterschool Alliance Fact Sheet (select your state to download)
Afterschool Alliance's fact sheet shows afterschool participation and funding levels by each state. It is designed to serve as a resource for policymakers, administrators, and providers.
- Corporate Voices for Working Families (2006)
This toolkit has been designed by Corporate Voices for Working Families to serve as a resource that will help after school advocates, be they local providers or statewide networks, navigate the business world and form lasting partnerships that will benefit the business community, the after school programs, the parents and, most important, the youth who need these programs.
- Finding Funding - Out-of-School Time Asset Building Initiatives (2009)
This guide identifies federal funds that can support asset-building activities and services. It's for policymakers, initiative leaders, and others concerned with supporting and sustaining vital asset-building initiatives.
- Finding Resources - Mentoring Programs (2008)
This brief outlines three strategies to finance and sustain mentoring programs and services for youth and illustrates these options through state and community examples.
- Cost Worksheet - Out-of-School Time Community Initiatives (2000)
Demonstrate to potential funders that their investment will be used wisely and responsibly. This worksheet is intended to help program developers create one type of financial projection—an operating budget—that identifies the range of costs that your out-of-school time initiative will incur.
- Forming Administrative Partnerships (2011)
This brief explores the options available to youth program leaders to meet their back-office needs by establishing administrative partnerships.
- Funding Positive Youth Development (2009)
This strategy brief reviews the research on "what works" to promote positive youth development and it provides decision makers with background information for making good investment decisions. The brief discusses the effects of various program- and system-level strategies on key outcomes for youth in an effort to shed light on how to invest limited resources to achieve desired outcomes.
- Funding Guide (2003)
This 2003 federal funding guide, Finding Funding: A Guide to Federal Sources for Out-of-School Time and Community School Initiatives, provides a catalog of over 100 federal sources, as well as guidance on accessing federal funds and advice on strategies for incorporating federal funds into a comprehensive financing plan.
- Cutting Cost - Keeping Quality (2010)
This research brief highlights strategies youth serving organizations are using to maintain quality services despite difficult times.
- Replacing Initial Grants (2009)
This tool is designed to help new program directors find long-term funding by providing concrete tips and examples of how other leaders have succeeded in replacing , initial seed money.
- Profiles in Sustainability (2007)
This tool includes profiles of successful sustainability strategies of out-of-school time programs
- Sustainability Workbook (2007)
The sustainability planning workbook is structured in a hands-on, easy-to-follow format.
- Thinking Broadly on Financing (2007)
This strategy brief presents a typology of approaches for financing strategies youth programs.