70619611 - After-School and Out-of-School Grants

Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
7061-9611 After-School and Out-of-School Grants
For grants or subsidies for after-school and out-of-school programs; provided, that preference shall be given to after-school proposals developed collaboratively by public and non-public schools and private community based programs; provided further, that the department shall fund only those applications which contain accountability systems and measurable outcomes, under guidelines to be determined by the department in consultation with the department of early education and care; provided further, that applicants shall detail funds received from all public sources for existing after school and out-of-school programs and the types of programs and type of students served by said funds; provided further, that funds may be directed to increase comprehensive after school and out of school time programming to school age children and youth during the school year and the summer, including but not limited to 21st century community learning centers programs; provided further, that funds from this item may be used for a variety of activities, including but not limited to: (1) academic tutoring and homework centers where content is linked to and based on the curriculum guidelines promulgated by said department, (2) programs which improve the health of students, including physical activities, athletics, nutrition and health education, and exercise, (3) art, theater, and music programs developed in collaboration with the Massachusetts cultural council, local cultural councils, or cultural organizations in the Commonwealth funded by the Massachusetts cultural council, (4) enrichment activities not otherwise provided during the school day, (5) advanced study for the gifted and talented, and (6) community service programs; provided further, that $100,000 from this item shall be expended for services that actively include children with disabilities in after-school programs that also serve non-disabled children and services that include children where English is a second language, including but not limited to: increased per-child reimbursement rates, additional staff, technical assistance, training, and transportation; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Girls, Inc. in the city of Lynn for improvements to its program as approved by the board of directors of Girls, Inc.; provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall consult the executive office of health and human services and the department of early education and care to maximize the provision of wrap-around services and to coordinate programs and services for children and youth during after-school and out-of-school time programs; provided further, that the department shall select grant recipients not later than September 30, 2008, and shall report on the preliminary results of said grants not later than February 16, 2009, to the secretary of administration and finance, the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education, and the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided further, that for the purpose of this item, appropriated funds may be expended through August 31, 2009 to allow for implementation of said programs during the summer months; and provided further, that $50,000 shall be directed to the Massachusetts After school Partnership to convene regional networks, to work with the department of elementary and secondary education and the department of early education and care to support the implementation of school-community partnerships and to submit a report by October 15, 2008, to the general court and the administration making recommendations on how to enhance school-community partnerships and positive outcomes for children and youth through funding as provided in this item
5,550,000 5,609,682  

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
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SPENDING CATEGORY
FY2005
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FY2006
Expended

FY2007
Expended

FY2008
Expended

FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Grants & Subsidies 0 0 820 1,809 5,550 -247
TOTAL 0 0 820 1,809 5,550 -247

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Grants & Subsidies=100%



 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY2009
GAA
  FY2009    
  9C Cuts    
Massachusetts After School Partnership Statewide50,000 0  
Services for disabled and ELL children that also serve non-disabled children Statewide100,000 0  
Girls, Inc. Lynn100,000 -37,500