Boys and Girls Clubs of Wayne County Indiana, Inc

Contact Information

1717 S L St
Richmond, IN 47374 - 7400
(317) 356-2308
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2014

Executive Summary

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County will have 165 AmeriCorps members who will work with Indiana children through education, healthy lifestyles, and character & leadership development in Boys & Girls Clubs facilities across Indiana. At the end of the 1st program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for (1) serving 30,000 children in education programs with 85% completing a 30 session program and 75% of those increasing their reading/math fluency scores by at least 15%; (2) provide over 225,000 nutritious snacks/meals, engage 35,000 in after school physical activity, and 6,000 in nutrition education programs; and (3) complete 800 community service projects, recruit 2,600 volunteers with over 26,000 hours of volunteer service. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 2,600 volunteers that will engage in youth development programming such as homework help, coaching, and leading various groups.

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education, Healthy Futures and Capacity Building. The CNCS investment of $763,041will be matched with $ 560,699, $0.00 in public funding and $560,699 in private funding.

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