Newsletter April 2015
The 2015 Indiana Afterschool Summit on Out of School Learning was a huge success! With more than 700 participants, 50 leading edge workshops, exciting keynote speakers, special events, and exciting Zoo workshops and Evening Reception.  Thanks to all of our sponsors, participants, and volunteers for making this a special event.  

From our Participants: Check out our Storify collection of photos and feedback from all of our 2015 Summit social media! Click HERE to relive the two days of exciting keynote speakers, networking events, exhibitors, and more than 50 innovative, engaging workshops on Out-of-School Learning!

Media Coverage: CHALKBEAT- Senate education leader: More funding needed for after-school programs
Dennis Kruse and Glenda Ritz backed an expansion of out-of-school programs at the Indiana Afterschool Network's Summit on Out of School Learning. More HERE.

Perry Central Elementary Lights-On
Congratulations to the 2015 Indiana Out-of-School Time Champion, awarded at the Summit on Out-of-School Time Learning April 14th. Showcasing their practices of using data to drive decisions and tell stories, Perry Central Lights On was one of 20 nominees. 6 finalists presented 5-minute presentations and the Summit audience voted for the final award winner.  

Specific Perry Central marketing strategies include: distributing flyers describing the program and sharing statistics, showcasing the afterschool robotics teams during basketball games, including program statistics and images each monthly school newsletter & on the school website. In addition, they share this information with their elected officials.    

"Community members feel a great sense of ownership and pride in Perry Central, and we have developed a lot of trust with parents and the greater community.  When we share data and stories with them, they listen.  We have been able to use this unique collaborative spirit to leverage resources, to overcome obstacles, and to sustain this program for fifteen years.  It is stronger now than it has ever been, and we will continue to use data to improve and to share this important work with decision-makers, lawmakers, and anyone who will stand still to listen."

Thank a Youth Worker Day
Please take some time to thank the adults who make a difference in the lives of young people. On May 7, 2015, we celebrate youth workers who work endlessly to give support and hope to young people. Say thank you and share your thanks on social media #ThankAYouthWorkerDay. 

21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Federal Funding for Afterschool Restored!  For Indiana: $20M for afterschool and summer programs serving more than 20,000 K-12 youth in our lowest income communities. 
On April 15, the Senate HELP Committee unanimously voted to adopt language that not only restores funding for afterschool and summer learning programs, but also improves the program. This vote was nothing short of miraculous and is a testament to the efforts of everyone in our field, from the dedicated staff who work with students, to the parents, advocates, law enforcement, local government, funders and researchers who have helped transform this local work into the powerful national movement we are today. Read more HERE.

DEADLINE: June 5, 2015
$700,000 to $1,100,000 over 40 months to include a 4 month planning period. YouthBuild is a community-based alternative education program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are high school dropouts, adjudicated youth, youth aging out of foster care, youth with disabilities, homeless youth, and other disadvantaged youth populations. The YouthBuild program simultaneously addresses several core issues important to low-income communities: affordable housing, education, employment, leadership development and energy efficiency.
USGA/Alliance: Grants for the Good of the Game
The National Alliance for Accessible Golf (Alliance) and the United States Golf Association (USGA) believe that golf should be open to everyone and support a wide variety of programs that create opportunities for individuals with disabilities to participate in the sport. They especially encourage inclusive programming-- opportunities that allow participants with disabilities and participants without disabilities to learn and play the game side by side. Maximum award: $20,000. Eligibility: tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations as defined under Section SOl(c) 3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code or government entities such as public schools or municipalities. Deadline: Rolling  

Dorothea Haus Ross Foundation
Supports a wide range of programs that serve vulnerable children including children who are ill, orphaned, disabled, injured, abused or malnourished as well as children with limited or no access to education. Grant range:  $1,000 - $15,000.  Deadline:  rolling.

The American Electric Power Foundation considers requests from organizations in communities served by AEP's regional utilities. The Foundation focuses on improving lives through education from early childhood through higher education, protecting the environment, providing basic human services in the areas of hunger, housing, health and safety, and enriching the quality of life in communities through art, music and cultural heritage. Deadline: Rolling Amount: not less than $15,000.

American Family Insurance protects dreams by helping strengthen and support individuals, families, neighborhoods and communities. American Family Insurance also sponsors events and activities that build stronger ties with customers through memorable, beneficial experiences. Deadline: rolling Amount: $250-$10,000 Info HERE.

Signing for Change grants available from $1,000 to $10,000 for nonprofit organizations driving social change in their communities. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. For more information including selection criteria, click HERE.

Wish You Well Foundation
The Wish You Well Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations that promote family literacy in the United States. The focus of the Foundation's grantmaking is on the development and expansion of new and existing literacy and educational programs. Amount: Up to $10,000 Deadline: Rolling  

Finish Line Youth Foundation   
The Finish Line Youth Foundation provides funding to organizations that youth athletic programs and sports-based camps, especially those serving disadvantaged and special needs children. Deadline: Rolling  Grants range from $1,000 - $5,000.

The Kinder Morgan Foundation believes that today's youth are tomorrow's leaders. Their goal is to help today's science, math and music students become the engineers, educators and musicians who will support diverse communities for many years to come. They fund programs that promote the academic and artistic interests of young people where Kinder Morgan operates. Amount: $1,000 and $5,000. Deadlines are the 10th of every other month beginning in January. More HERE.

Advancing Student Achievement, a program of the Actuarial Foundation

ASA grants support math programs that open students' minds to the practical power of math. The purpose of an ASA grant is to support math enhancement programs that bridge the gap between classroom and real world mathematics. MORE HERE. 
Deadline: Rolling Amount: up to $5,000
Crayola Creative Leadership Grants 2015 Now Open Deadline: June 22. The 2015 program provides grants for innovative, creative leadership team-building within elementary schools. Apply now for the opportunity to receive a grant for building your school's creative capacity. Each grant-winning school (up to 20 grants awarded) receives $2,500 and Crayola products valued at $1,000. MORE HERE.

The First Lady's Foundation
exists for the purpose of encouraging and supporting Indiana youth and families. Deadline: Rolling (one application per 365-day period) Amount: $500 or $1,000
Marsh Supermarkets believes that giving back to the community is essential for their growth. Their participation carries forward a long tradition and a steadfast commitment to help improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.  Under $1,000: Six weeks in advance of the event or date needed.$1,000 or more: Six months in advance- preferably by November of the year prior to your event for consideration during annual budget planning.

The Bright House Classroom Innovators Grants is an ongoing program to assist innovative educators with classroom needs. The program is available to educators who teach K-12 curriculum at public and private schools or at an afterschool nonprofit program that are within Bright House Networks service areas. Recipients are eligible to receive up to one grant per year of no less than $250 and no greater than $500, to assist in their efforts to move students toward a brighter future through innovative learning.

My Macy's District Grants support nonprofit organizations and initiatives that are important to individual local communities where Macy's stores are located and that fall within the Macy's focus areas-arts and culture, education, the environment, HIV/AIDS and women's issues. Amount varies. MORE HERE. 

Tyson Foods
invests in community projects that make a difference in the Tyson Foods communities where employees live and work. Tyson Foods focuses on hunger relief, health and nutrition, education, community development, and environment and sustainable agriculture. Amount Varies

SportsUnited: International Sports Programming Initiative
This U.S. Department of State Initiative uses sports to help underserved youth around the world develop important leadership skills, achieve academic success, promote tolerance and respect for diversity. DEADLINE: May 8, 2015. Amount Varies. More  HERE.

The Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF)
awards grants to non-profit and tax-exempt organizations involved in the operation of youth baseball and/or softball programs and facilities. Organizations operating in the U.S. and international locations are eligible to apply. To date, an average of 400 requests are received annually; approximately 10 percent are awarded grants. Grants are awarded on a quarterly basis. More HERE

Lockheed Martin: Grants for Education

Lockheed Martin provides grants for K-16 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education. This includes Lockheed Martin's K-12 STEM Education Initiative, Engineers in the Classroom, as well as STEM-focused curricular and extracurricular programs that provide employee engagement opportunities in a community in which Lockheed Martin has employees or business interests. Maximum award: varies. Eligibility: 501(c)(3) organizations that deliver standards-based science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to students in K-16. Amount: Varies Deadline: Rolling. More HERE.

Reiman Foundation Grant
The Reiman Foundation focuses its giving in four main areas: Health Care, Education, The Arts & Children. Nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply. Deadline: Rolling Award Amount: Vary

Let's Play grants offer ten different grant opportunities for organizations in need of support for youth sports or recess equipment, afterschool programming and playgrounds/outdoor fitness equipment. Amount: varies Deadline: varies

The Hearst Foundation
Amount varies. Deadline: Rolling
The Hearst Foundations support well-established nonprofit organizations that address significant issues within their major areas of interests - culture, education, health and social service - and that primarily serve large demographic and/or geographic constituencies.

The Kroger Company Foundation's philanthropic objective is to enhance the quality of life in communities with a concentration of Kroger customers and employees. The Foundation exists for the betterment of the people and communities where Kroger operates.
The PNC Foundation supports a variety of nonprofit organizations with a special emphasis on those that work to achieve sustainability and touch a diverse population, in particular, those that support early childhood education and/or economic development. Amount: Varies

Connect a Million Minds (Time Warner)
Connect A Million Minds supports include after-school STEM programs, mentorship programs that inspire the pursuit of STEM education and careers, STEM-related competitions, visitations to technology companies and labs, and apprenticeship programs.
No deadline. For more information, go to: 
Wells Fargo offers grants to assist a variety of nonprofit organizations that provide human services, community development, educational, artistic, cultural, civic and environmental programs. Applications are accepted in Indiana on a rolling basis; organizations are encouraged to prepare a proposal using the guidelines and contact their local Wells Fargo location to submit an application.

RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of education, community, and medicine/health. Human service programs of particular interest to the foundation include children and family services, early childhood development, and parenting education. The foundation supports a variety of community improvement programs including those that enhance nonprofit management and promote philanthropy and volunteerism. Youth development programs supported by the foundation typically include after-school educational enrichment programs that supplement and enhance formal education systems to increase the chances for successful outcomes in school and life.  Deadline: Rolling  Amount varies.

The World We Want Foundation
Offers youth-led service learning grants.
Deadline: Rolling,  Amount varies.

Ford Foundation Educational Grants
The foundation's grantmaking focuses on reducing poverty and injustice; promoting democratic values; and advancing human knowledge, creativity and achievement. Types of grants the foundation makes: General/core support, Project, Planning, Competition, Matching, Recoverable, Individual, Endowment, Foundation-administered project, and Program-related investment. Amount varies. Deadline: Rolling

Share Our Strength Grants
Share Our Strength offers grants to non-profit organizations, schools, and other eligible organizations involved in increasing access to nutrition and anti-hunger advocacy. Amount varies. Deadline: Rolling 
Lumber Liquidators offers in-kind donations for nonprofit organizations in need of new flooring for their facilities.
KaBoom! offers "Let's Play Land Use" playground grants. Deadline: Rolling

Public Welfare Foundation is accepting letters of intent from organizations and programs working to end the criminalization and over-incarceration of youth. Deadline: Rolling More info HERE.

Kodak Student Scholarship Program
Deadline: May 15, 2015
Participating colleges and universities may nominate two students each for these filmmaking scholarships that judge student's artwork on their potential to create professional films and their academic standing. More HERE.

The Indiana Division of State Parks and Reservoirs is pleased to offer field trip grants to Indiana educators and their students. Field trips can engage students in learning about Indiana's fish, forest, wildlife, or natural habitats and their conservation, or about Indiana's history and cultural resources as they relate to Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs.

AND  for more grants-

The BOOST Collaborative  Funding Opportunities Listing
Find a long list of grants and deadlines including several open deadline opportunities:

The Youth Today Newsletter Grants Newsletter 
The Indiana Afterschool Network helps promote and strengthen program quality in out-of-school learning across Indiana.


1.  Use Indiana's Top Ten Quality Standards for OST as a pathway to quality improvement.

2.  Assess your program sites and organization by using the Indiana Quality Program Self-Assessment (IN-QPSA)

3.  Develop your staff using the NEW! Indiana Academy for Out-of-School Learning.  A high quality, online training specifically designed for Out-of-School Time Professionals

This NEW online PD system was created in partnership with the National Afterschool Association and Child Care Aware and offers the latest in training specifically designed for Indiana's before school, after school, school age child care and summer programs.

Benefits to Your Program and Staff:
*    Professional Development anytime, anywhere!
*    36 Best Practice Learning Modules (2 hours each)
*    Aligned with IN Afterschool Standards and IN Youth Development Credential (IYD)
*    In-depth curriculum content, interactivity and rich visuals
*    Useful resources and real life scenarios
*    Pre- and Post-tests
*    Certificates and User accounts to track progress
*    Customer Service
*    Technical Assistance

Thanks to a generous grant from Lilly Endowment.
For more information:
Contact Bri Gaston-Bell
Magnify Learning is offering three PBL professional development opportunities this June:
PBL Academy: June 8-11, Columbus Signature Academy HS, Columbus

PBL Northern Workshop: June 15-18 Riverside Intermediate, Plymouth
PBL Institute: June 22-15 Chapel Hill 7th & 8th Grade Center, Indianapolis

Why should you bring a group of at least 5 educators (including at least one administrator) from your school or district to one of these workshops?
*    Collaboration with your group will enrich the workshop learning experience and provide you and your teammates with on-going support in your classrooms when you are implementing what you learned.
*    Developing projects that integrate multiple subject areas will better enable your students to develop real-world problem solving skills.
*    School administrators who understand and support project based learning are essential for the growth and sustainability of PBL in your school.
*    Your registration fees will be reduced 10%!
STEM Uncovered: Telling Our Afterschool Stories video competition.
Afterschool and summer learning programs are invited to create a short (3 minute) video highlighting how they support innovative activities and help their students in identifying with STEM careers.
Deadlines: June 15 - school-year afterschool program deadline
August 1 - summer program deadline
Prizes: 6 winning videos (3 videos from each category) will receive recognition at national STEM Summit and $1,000. Visit for more information about the competition and video guidelines.

Project Learning Tree Prek-8 Workshop - Friday, May 22nd, 9-3:30
Clark State Forest at the museum building, Henryville IN
Project Learning Tree provides a mixture of many activities educators can utilize to help youth gain an awareness and knowledge of the world around them and their place within it by using the forest as a "window to the world." Through this workshop you will become a certified Project Learning Tree Educator. During this 6-hour workshop you will be engaged in hands-on indoor & outdoor environmental education activities. The workshop is open to all formal and informal educators. Professional Growth Points are available. Cost of the workshop: $22. Checks should be made out to IFEF/PLT
Contact:  Donna Rogler, or 317-234-5143

Indiana Department of Education STEM School Certification Program
For details on the process to earn the IDOE designation of a STEM School, follow THIS LINK Note that, to be certified as an IDOE STEM school, a school must offer an afterschool program in STEM.
Science Matters in Indiana website
Visit this National Science Teachers Association website - a useful site to share best practices lesions and materials.

Connect & collaborate with STEM programs through The Connectory!
With the launch of The Connectory, it's easier than ever for kids to connect with STEM programs and opportunities, and for STEM practitioners to collaborate, develop partnerships, and share resources. This free online collaboration tool gives STEM program providers a chance to find partners based on interests as well as a platform to showcase STEM opportunities to families. Families, in turn, have a free, go-to resource to connect the children in their lives to STEM learning opportunities in their community. 

NASA Ignite! Free Curriculum and Training in Indiana
You don't have to be a STEM expert to facilitate fun, hands-on activities to help kids learn about survival in space, how to train like an astronaut, rocketry, and much more. NASA Ignite provides free staff training and easy to implement curricula, games, and videos for afterschool, summer and in-school learning. Each activity gives you a lesson plan, list of supplies, and estimated preparation/implementation time.. Activities are geared toward youth in grades 4-9, but can be modified for any grade level. Contact the NASA Ignite! team to learn more and get started. Visit the Ignite! Dashboard for upcoming events, free training materials, webinars, lesson plans, and more.
Career Ready (formerly KnowHow2GOIndiana) takes place each April through July, with real-world advice and practical experiences to help students prepare for their future careers. The official kick-off week is the last week of April (April 20-24, 2015), but career information is never out of season.
Career Ready is an initiative of Learn More Indiana, led by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.  

In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the 21st Century Scholars program, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE) has launched the inaugural 21st Century Scholar Awards.
ICHE is asking Hoosiers to nominate alumni students who benefited from the program as well as organizations and individuals who have contributed significantly to its success. Applications are due May 1, 2015. Categories include Outstanding Partner, Distinguished Alumni, and the Champion Award. CLICK HERE to submit your nomination today!

2015 I'm First! Scholarship application is now open!
The I'm First! Scholarship is a $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year, renewable for four years of college) awarded to up to 10 graduating high school seniors who will be the first in there family to go to college and are planning to attend a CSO College Partner institution.  
Undocumented students are eligible and strongly encouraged to apply!  Apply here by Friday, May 22.

Indiana's College Success Coalitions = Start One in Your Community

Learn More Indiana is accepting applications to start a coalition in your community.  The Indiana College Success Coalitions is a network of state and local organizations interested in increasing college access and success within the State of Indiana.

Indiana Youth Institute's Trip to College Alerts program provides students, parents and youth-serving professionals with the most up-to-date information about preparing for college. Subscribers to this FREE service receive three to four texts per month with reminders about deadlines for tests, applications and financial aid, tips to prepare for college and encouragement to stay on track with postsecondary goals. To sign up, text grad + the student's graduation year (ie: "grad2015") to 69979.
Professional Development Grants from IYI
IYI offers professional development grants of up to $750 to help youth-serving professionals pay for the registration cost and hotel or travel costs associated with a professional development opportunity. Submit an application by the tenth of the month to receive a decision by the first of the following month. More HERE.


IndiaAmerican Heart Association First Aid & CPR
Camptown can provide your staff with American Heart Association First Aid, CPR, & AED training for as low as $25 per person. We offer the basic Heart Saver program which includes First Aid, CPR, & AED for Adult, Child, & infant or the Basic Life Support (Professional) First Aid, CPR, & AED for Adult, Child, & Infant. Our instructor is an RN with 30 years of experience in hospital, and school settings and holds instructor certification through the American Heart Association and has held the Instructor Trainer certification through the American Heart Association. Trainings are held at the Camptown facility, however arrangements can be made to offer at your facility (additional charges may apply). Our schedule filled quickly last year so reserve your date today!
 Please contact us at for more information or to schedule your training.

Project Learning Tree Prek-8 Workshop - Friday, May 22nd, 9-3:30
Clark State Forest at the museum building, Henryville IN
Project Learning Tree provides a mixture of many activities educators can utilize to help youth gain an awareness and knowledge of the world around them and their place within it by using the forest as a "window to the world." Through this workshop you will become a certified Project Learning Tree Educator. During this 6-hour workshop you will be engaged in hands-on indoor & outdoor environmental education activities. The workshop is open to all formal and informal educators. Professional Growth Points are available. Cost of the workshop: $22. Checks should be made out to IFEF/PLT
Contact:  Donna Rogler, or 317-234-5143

2015 Postsecondary Counseling Institute presented by Kroger

Keynote speaker Dr. Jane Bluestein, internationally known speaker, award-winning author and crisis-intervention counselor, will share knowledge she has gained from working with thousands of educators, counselors, parents and other youth-serving community members. June 23-24, 2015 NEW LOCATION: Westin Indianapolis Hotel. More HERE.

The Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network offers trainings across Indiana on a wide range of nonprofit management topics. The upcoming calendar of workshops and more info here:

Indiana Youth Institute Trainings and Cafés NEAR YOU
Topics including Technology Safety, Reaching Uninsured Families and others will be provided at various locations in including: Merrillville, South Bend, Ft. Wayne, Indianapolis, Evansville and New Albany.  More info here:

BOOST (Best Out of School Time) Annual Conference
April 28-May 1, 2015, Palm Springs CA 

Save the Date: Summer Changes Everything™
This year's national conference on summer learning will be held on October 12-14 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland.

Indiana Lifeline Law
While spring breaks are all over for this school year, it's never too late to remind the young people in our lives (high school and college) about safety precautions. Please share MCCOY's Lifeline Law PSA with the young people in your lives. Make the Call - Save a Life. For more information, visit:

The Indiana Historical Society (IHS)  launched a new Destination Indiana website, which will bring hundreds of the state's stories to life in images and text. Visit Destination Indiana for the latest in IHS's series of Indiana Bicentennial projects.  More HERE.
Major League Baseball....Pitch, Hit & Run (PHR)
Your afterschool program is invited to participate in the official skills competition of Major League Baseball....Pitch, Hit & Run (PHR).
PHR is free to all participants and hosts, and hosting at your school is as easy as:
* Register your Local Competition(s) online at 
* Receive your Local Administrative Kit(s) containing an instructional administrative handbook, award certificates, strike zone banner, etc.
* Implement the event into afterschool programming
* Award winners and provide them with advancement information
Each program is welcomed to host its very own MLB PHR event so please visit today and register your afterschool program to host. We look forward to your participation.

The 2015 Lights On Afterschool poster contest is open for submissions!
Calling all afterschool artists! Your artwork could be displayed at more than 8,000 Lights On Afterschool events around the world! We're looking for the best artist to showcase their creativity on this years' Lights On Afterschool poster! Last year we received thousands of youth artwork submissions from afterschool programs across the nation. Once again for 2015 we're encouraging all of your program participants to submit artwork that celebrates afterschool programs and conveys the importance of keeping the lights on afterschool! More HERE.

New resources: Explore afterschool quality
Recently, the National AfterSchool Association published a series of focus briefs describing the state of afterschool quality. High quality afterschool programs can help close the achievement gap and show significant promise for improving long-term outcomes such as high school graduation and post-secondary enrollment rates, as well as college and career readiness.  Parents want to know their children are learning and safe afterschool-NAA's new resources offer the tools for afterschool programs to meet the high expectations of parents and community members. More HERE.

CATCH Kids Club
 after school program provides staff with research tested and award winning program tool kits and multi-training options to implement moderate to vigorous physical activities program and nutrition fun lessons.

EARN Indiana: Reimbursement for Your Interns

Indiana INTERNnet's partnership with the Indiana Commission for Higher Education provides employers with an opportunity to receive up to 50% of their interns' wages from the state if they hire Employment Aid Readiness Network (EARN) Indiana-eligible students. Access to learn more about EARN Indiana and how it may save your organization money. Summer internships are now being reviewed.

Crawford the Cat is a fun and engaging character that stars in educational health and social skills videos for preschool, kindergarten and early elementary students. Through the use of online games, printable coloring pages, virtual books, and entertaining videos, Crawford imparts simple lessons on personal grooming, manners, exercise and nutrition.

The Office of Child Care's Child Care Technical Assistance Network (CCTAN)
Website featuring a wide range of resources to help communities build integrated child care systems that enable parents to work and promote the health and development of children.

Youth Development and Attainment Certification Program at Harrison College
Through innovative online course delivery, taught by Harvard educated child psychologist and anthropologist Andrew J. Schneider-Munoz, Ed.D.,  CYC-P, you will have the opportunity to increase your knowledge of positive youth development across different practice settings. The Youth Development and Attainment certification program meets both today's demand for flexible schedules and the core competencies needed for successful completion of the national certification examination. Visit to learn more about national certification requirements.

PRISM is a free website that provides collections of online resources for Indiana educators in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The primary collection of digital teaching materials is indexed according to the Indiana Academic Standards and Common Core Standards for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade and secondary education courses.  We have also added the new College and Career Ready Standards to our database, along with most K-12 content areas (outside of Science, Technology and Math).    Since our launch in 2003, our web-based collection of digital resources has grown to over 4,200 highly interactive materials.   Teachers (and afterschool providers) can create an online classroom environment where they can store their course's digital material for their students to access as well as administer assignments and quizzes.      Teachers (and afterschool providers) can share materials across this platform.   

Child Care & Early Education Research Connections provides a continually updated, free, and easily searchable collection of research on child care and early education for researchers and policymakers. The Web site, , provides access to more than 25,000 resources, including original scholarly research, government reports, factsheets and briefs, data sets, and instruments.

The Homework Hotline started in 1991 as a toll-free telephone service. Several online features have been added in recent years, and the iPhone app gives students easier access to Rose-Hulman students that are available as hotline tutors from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday through Thursday during the school year. Supported by the Lilly Endowment, Inc., the Homework Hotline provides toll-free math and science tutoring services by calling 1-877-ASK-ROSE (1-877-275-7673) or through the website

Resource available Students Stumped by Studies - Thanks to an innovative Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology student, there's now The AskRose app, which links Indiana middle and high-school students with free homework math and science assistance. The app is available at the iTunes App Store

2-1-1 is now State-Wide in Indiana!   All 92 counties with all 6,483,802 Hoosiers now have access to the free 24/7/365 service that helps people find the help they need to obtain safe, affordable housing, food and utilities, mental and physical health care, employment, volunteer opportunities and many other things that can lead to happier, healthier, safer individuals and families in our communities. DIAL 2-1-1 TODAY IF YOU NEED HELP OR IF YOU WANT TO GIVE HELP.

Nonprofit Jobs Board 
The Not-for-Profit News has launched a new jobs database, in partnership with ExactHire, which gives nonprofit employers and workers new tools to promote and manage your job searches.  

Charitable Advisors also now has newsletters for northern and southern IN
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2015 Indiana Summit on Out of School Learning
April 13-14, 2015
Check out follow up news from the FOURTH Annual Indiana Summit on Out-of-School Learning! This two-day event is the ONLY one designed specifically for out-of-school!
Indiana Afterschool Mapping Database
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