After School Matters
CSFA Number: 586-68-0543
Agency Name
State Board Of Education (586)
Agency Contact
Kenya Davis
Short Description
To provide a network of out-of-school opportunities, including apprenticeships and drop-in programs for teens in underserved communities in the Chicago area.
Subject Area
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
Objectives and Goals
Cultural and Community Involvement: Apprenticeship programs often include a civic engagement component that allows participants to use the skills they have gained to contribute to their local communities.

Mentoring: All After School Matters programs provide teens with the opportunity to develop relationships with caring adults. After School Mattes instructors are experts in their fields and they share information and advice about related careers with teens.

Social-Emotional and Life Sills: Apprentices develop skills that prepare them for life beyond high school.

Academic: Studies have also shown that our programs have a positive impact on academic performance

Types of Assistance
Uses and Restrictions
1. After School Matters operates under the 503(C) Non-profit Federal Organization guidelines and operates to assist Chicago high school teens only. 2. Only 5 percent of budget may be used for administrative purposes. 3. Outlined in the Certifications and Assurances and Standard Terms of the Grant.
Eligibility Requirements
This is a state line item for After School Matters.
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Annual submission of plan and budget.
Assistance Consideration
There is no matching funds requirement.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program Performance Report is submitted annually (no more than 30 days after the project ending date). The report must include outcomes identified by “Objectives and Activities,” attendance, unduplicated number of students served, the number of planned versus actual days the program operated, the average number of hours per day the program operated, and the number of program days.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
ISBE Fiscal Policy ad Procedure Handbook; GATA 30ILCS 708/
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2017 : $2,443,800
FY 2018 : $2,443,800
FY 2019 : $2,443,800
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
65108005051-3999(AS)After School Matters Inc08/01/201906/30/20203,443,800