Provide resources to youth-serving organizations within the state of Georgia who serve families within low-to-moderate income communities during the out-of-school time.
Ensure every child and teenager has access to quality youth development programming within their community.
• Strengthen communities by supporting relationship building, coordinating service delivery, and building the capacity of local institutions and organizations to meet the needs of youth.
• Strengthen families by informing them of available resources within their communities.
• Strengthen youth by providing opportunities to establish a relationship with a caring adult, participate in project-based and/or apprenticeship-based learning experiences and engage in year-round or summer work experiences that prepare for life beyond the school-age years.
• Strengthen youth-serving organizations and institutions by providing funding that builds their capacity to design, implement, and sustain quality youth development programs year-round.