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Library Foundation Receives $30,000 Grant From MetLife Foundation—PRESS RELEASE – Pt.3

The goal of this competitive program is to increase after-school and summer program opportunities, particularly for diverse, lower-income middle school youth. MetLife Foundation selected grant recipients based on the strength of their plans for reaching young people and opportunities for hands-on involvement and input by youth participants. Selection also focused on creativity, innovation, organizational capacity and track record.

The grant recipients include:

*  St. Louis Public Library Foundation (St. Louis)

*  YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta (Atlanta)

*  After School AllStars (Los Angeles)

*  Lacer Afterschool Programs (Los Angeles)

*  Educational Alliance, Inc. (New York City)

*  Hamilton-Madison House (New York City)

*  Queens Community House (New York City)

*  Union Settlement Association (New York City)

*  Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence (Providence, R.I.)

*  Providence Afterschool Alliance (PASA) (Providence, R.I.)

*  YWCA Greater Rhode Island (Central Falls, R.I.)

12/22/2010