The after-school program field is expanding rapidly, with billions of dollars being invested in programs across the country.

Articles & Links

Relevant Web Sites

Administration for Children and Families
Adolescence Directory On-line
Afterschool Alliance
America Reads Challenge
American Association of School Administrators
American Federation of Teachers
Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development

Center for Career Development in Early Care and Education
Center for the Childcare Workforce
Center for Law and Social Policy
Center for Social and Emotional Education
Child Care Bureau
Children Now
Childrens Aid Society
Childrens Defense Fund
Communities in Schools
Concordia College

Educational Resources Information Center
Education Week
Emotionally Intelligent Parenting

Families and Work Institute
Fight Crime! Invest in Kids
The Finance Project
4-H Council
Funding Resources and Opportunities
The Future of Children
Girls Coalition
Girls Inc.


I Am Your Child

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse National Criminal Justice Reference Service Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Planning

Massachusetts Campaign for Children

National Association for Family Child Care
National Association for the Education Of Young Children
National Association of Child Care Professionals
National Association of Child Care Resource And Referral Agencies
National Association of Child Care Resource And Referral Agencies
National Association of Partners in Education
National Black Child Development Institute
National Center for Children in Poverty
National Center for Community Education
National Child Care Information Center
National Community Education Association
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
National Education Association
National Educational Service
National Information Center for Children And Youth with Disabilities
National Institute on Out-of-School Time
National Latino Children’s Institute
National Middle School Association
National Network for Childcare
National Professional Resources, Inc.
National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care
National SAFEKIDS Campaign
National Service-Learning Cooperative Clearinghouse
National Youth Development Information Center

Prevent Child Abuse America
Prevention First, Inc.

Quilt: Quality in Linking Together: Early Education Partnerships

Six Seconds Organization
Safe and Drug Free Schools Program U.S. Department of Education
Search Institute
Stand for Children

21st Century Community Learning Centers

USA Child Care
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Welfare Information Network
Wellesley College Center for Research on Women
Wellesley Centers for Women
Wings For Kids

YMCA of the USA


Carnegie Corporation of New York
The Commonwealth Fund
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ford Foundation
Hewlett Foundation
MacArthur Foundation
Pew Charitable Trusts
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Spencer Foundation
Surdna Foundation
William T. Grant Foundation
W.K. Kellogg Foundation