Program Name: The ACE Project: Baltimore
Award Amount: $20,000
Project Description: The ACE Project will hire its first Program Manager as part of the Baltimore Children & Youth Fund. This individual will oversee the after-school programs running concurrently at three Baltimore-based elementary schools (Matthew Henson, Calvin Rodwell, and Pitts-Ashburton) as well as summer programs. The program enrolls approximately 150 Baltimore-based students ages 6-12 in an after-school tennis programs at the three elementary schools during the duration of the school year. Grant funds will be used for the hiring, training, and retention of the Program Manager, who also recruit parents to serve as program coaches and mentors.