The Mississippi Statewide Afterschool Network works to better our state and its communities by connecting providers, parents and policymakers with proven tools and resources to increase the quality of and access to out-of-school time programming for K-12 children and youth.


Afterschool is a lifeline that keeps youth safe, helps kids learn and grow, and provides parents the ability to work without worry. 

Mississippi has hundreds of afterschool and summer learning programs across the state for children and families. Use this map to find a program in your area.

Mississippi has hundreds of afterschool and summer learning programs across the state for children and families. Use this map to find a program in your area.

Tis the Season of Giving: Unlocking Opportunities for Afterschool Programs!

Dec 18, 2023 | Funding Opportunities, National Funding Opportunities

As the holiday season approaches, the Mississippi Statewide Afterschool Network is thrilled to share a gift with afterschool and summer learning programs.

Grant 1: New York Life Foundation

Opportunity for Middle School Programs:

Catering to middle school youth? New York Life Foundation’s 2024 Aim High grant is your chance to shine.

40 Grants Worth $1.8 Million:

This opportunity is designed for afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs focused on middle schoolers in under-resourced communities.

Empower Your Programs:

Seize this chance to enhance your programs and provide valuable support to the youth who need it the most.

Apply here

Grant 2: The National Partnership for Student Success

Exciting Stipend Program:

The NPSS Hub, with support from the Leon Lowenstein Foundation, launches a stipend program.

Connect Schools and Providers:

This program aims to connect schools and districts with high-quality providers aligned with NPSS standards.

Strengthen Your Ecosystem:

Whether it’s tutors, mentors, or other supports, this grant can strengthen the fabric of your educational ecosystem.

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Grant 3: Motorola Solutions

Gearing Up for 2024 Grant Cycle:

Motorola Solutions Foundation is gearing up for its 2024 grant cycle.

Focus on Safer Cities and Communities:

The foundation partners with organizations working in first responder programming, technology and engineering education.

Two-Phase Application Process:

The two-phase application process is now open. Don’t miss the chance to align your program with their values.

Submit an Inquiry Form

Unwrap the potential within your afterschool and summer programs by applying for these exclusive grants. Make a lasting impact on the lives of your students. Apply now and turn your vision for educational excellence into a reality. Best wishes for a successful application, and may your programs continue to shine brightly in the lives of Mississippi’s youth.