Boys and Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast

Contact Information

11975 Seaway Rd
Ste A160
Gulfport, MS 39503 - 6028
(228) 896-3770 320
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2014

Executive Summary

The Boys & Girls of the Gulf Coast (BGCGC) will have 20 AmeriCorps members(AC members) who will plan and implement activities related to academics, community service, and health to engage a minimum of 760 youth in K-8th grade. With AmeriCorps members assistance, 608 of these youth in K-8th grade will improve academic performance on the STAR standardized testing in literacy and/or mathematics in (5) BGCGC Club sites. At the end of the 1st program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for helping 608 students improve academic performance in literacy and math. This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education. The CNCS investment is $224,649 which BGCGC will match with $163,021 non-governmental funds.

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