YOUTH EDUCATION

Goal: Helping children and young adults develop and thrive.


 

36,219 CHILDREN
received educational support.
 

7,244 CHILDREN
expanded their educations through after-school or summer programming.

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97% OF CHILDREN ACHIEVED

THEIR EDUCATIONAL GOALS IN UNITED WAY-FUNDED PROGRAMMING.

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2016-17 Funded Programming

After-school programs and mentoring, supporting parents with school-aged kids, and supplemental educational programming

2016-17 Youth Education Agency Partners

Arbor Circle, Baxter Community Center, Boy Scouts Gerald R. Ford Council, Camp Blodgett, Camp Fire West Michigan 4C, Cherry Health, Conductive Learning Center, Cook Arts Center, Cook Library Center, D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s, Family Futures, Family Outreach Center, Ferris State University Office of Latino Studies, Girl Scouts MI Shore to Shore, Grand Valley State University Office of Multicultural Affairs, Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, Kent School Services Network, School to Career Progressions, United Methodist Community House, West Michigan Center for Arts & Technology (WMCAT), YMCA

Grant Spotlight: Promise Partners Mentoring Collaborative

Our $185,000 grant to the Promise Partners Mentoring Collaborative provided intergenerational, culturally relevant, peer mentoring to ensure that students reach their full potential by focusing on critical elements such as social-emotional development and preparing students to complete high school and postsecondary education.

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