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Everything Afterschool

Please join us for this unique opportunity to discover resources specifically for afterschool program providers! There will also be chances to win exciting raffle prizes and to network with fellow afterschool providers. The first 100 attendees to join us at The Union Project from 10:00am-12:00pm November 12th will receive a special APOST tote bag! This is a great event for providers to exhibit or attend for an informative and fun-filled morning. Keep track of our fantastic giveaways and vendors on our Facebook page in the coming week for a sneak peek of what's in store!

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Summer Planning
It may be the start of fall, but it is also the perfect time to start thinking about your 2020 summer program plans! Join APOST, Pittsburgh Public Schools, and City of Pittsburgh for an interactive training to help you jumpstart and organize your planning for summer program. We will be introducing participants to the Wallace Foundation's Summer Learning Toolkit and will be focusing on the summer planning calendar timeline and tips on how to engage enrichment providers in your program. Mark your calendars for Friday November 22nd at 9:30AM, at CoLab in Nova Place

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APOST Trainings
We have some great trainings coming up, so mark your calendars for the remainder of this fall's FREE Friday APOST Trainings! First up on November 15th at 10AM is Stages of Youth Development, one of our most popular Weikert Trainings. Then, the following week, get a head start on your summer program plans with Are you ready for Summer Program? on November 22nd at 9:30AM. Finally, wrap up 2019 with an examination of the science of self-compassion, compassion based mindfulness practices, and the importance of a supportive community with Cultivating Seeds of Self-Compassion on December 13th from 9-11AM. 
 
Grants

AAUW Community Action: grants that address issues related to the needs of women and girls. Deadline: December 1st
AMS Epsilon Fund: support of summer mathematics programs for high school students. Deadline: December 15th
PENNDot Innovations: $3K for students 9-12th grades to use their problem-solving, creative, and strategic-thinking abilities to solve real-world transportation challenges. Deadline: December 20th
Governor's STEM: $500 grants to students grades 9-12 competing in STEM. Deadline: May 7-8, 2020. 
Society of Women Engineers: Scholarships support women pursuing bachelor or graduate student programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer scienceDeadline: Rolling 
Save-a-lot: sponsorships and grants for hunger relief, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and more. Deadline: Rolling 
 
A+ Click
A+ Click is a math website filled with games, logic number puzzles, geometry, algebra, word problems for students grades K-12. 

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APOST Activities
FREE Trainings!

Stages of Youth Development 
Friday Nov 15th
10AM-12PM
CoLab 18 in Nova Place
Click here to register. 

Are You Ready for Summer Program?
Friday Nov 22nd
9:30-11:30AM
CoLab 18 in Nova Place
Click here to register. 

Cultivating Seeds of Self-Compassion
Friday December 13th
9:00-11:00AM
CoLab 18 in Nova Place
Click here to register.

You Decide 

It’s the golden rule of grantseeking — you follow guidelines to the letter. But to win more grants and generate substantive impact, The Grantsmanship Center in LA suggests we step back, assess the problem, and create a solid case for support before responding to funder instructions. 

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