Boys & Girls Clubs of Barron County

Contact Information

426 N Wilson Ave
PO Box 734
Rice Lake, WI 54868 - 1615
(715) 736-7445
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2014

Executive Summary

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Barron County will have 20 AmeriCorps members who will serve as paraeducators, program coordinators, nutrition educators, and a program outcome specialist in the six locations of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Barron County located in Barron, Cumberland, and Rice Lake, Wisconsin. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for improving the academic engagement of 300 regular attending Club members and contribute to their healthy futures by establishing and implementing Member Afterschool Plan Portfolios (MAPP). In addition, each AmeriCorps member will leverage an additional 10 volunteers that will be engaged in assisting in the interventions established as part of the MAPP. The BGCBC AmeriCorps MAPP program will focus on the CNCS focus areas of Education and Healthy Futures. The CNCS investment of $264,946 will be matched by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Barron County with $153,347 in fundraising, $133,347 cash from state/local funding and $20,000 in-kind private donations.

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