The New York Life Foundation will award 26 grants to out-of-school time programs serving disadvantaged middle school youth through their Aim High grant program. The Aim High program is part of the New York Life Foundation’s ongoing investment in middle school OST programs to help economically disadvantaged eighth-graders reach ninth grade on time and prepared to succeed in high school. The grant program will fund afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, based on a competitive application process. This year, the Aim High grant program will provide $1,350,000 to support 26 awards nationwide as follows:

  • $100,000 over two years – 8 awards to be made to organizations with annual budgets of $500,000 or greater and annual program budgets of $250,000 or greater
  • $50,000 over two years – 8 awards to be made to organizations with annual budgets of $250,000 or greater
  • $15,000 for one year – 10 awards will be made to organizations with annual budgets of $150,000 or greater, specifically intended to provide out-of-school-time (OST) programs with the ability to provide additional professional development opportunities to their staff

Apply online here. To prepare your application, review the pdf of the full application and eligibility requirements, and sign up for our upcoming webinar.