This fall, ARCHS has issued $2.3 million to offer after school programming for 2,000 students at 30 locations in the Jennings, Riverview Gardens, and Saint Louis Public School districts.
ARCHS issued grants to the following organizations:
- Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis
- EnTeam (Social Emotional Education)
- Gene Slay’s Boys and Girls Club
- Northside Youth and Senior Service Center
- Operation Food Search (Nutrition Education)
- Provident, Inc.
- Stray Dog Theatre/Arts in Mind
- Unleashing Potential
- United 4 Children (Professional Development Training)
ARCHS manages the After School for All Partnership (ASAP), in coordination with public and private funders, multiple school districts, and youth development organizations. ASAP is the largest coordinated after school system in St. Louis, providing free, high quality programming for underserved children in grades K-5.
ARCHS secures funding from the Missouri Department of Social Services, St. Louis Mental Health Board (MHB), and the Norman J. Stupp Foundation to support ASAP. ASAP’s programs focus on academic support/enrichment, social/life skills, health/recreation, character development, and parent/family involvement.
During the last school year, ASAP served more than 2,000 students at 31 locations, provided 66,000 learning activities, and served 370,000 hot meals.