Afterschool Webinar:

Tips to Apply for the New York Life Foundation Aim High Grant

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 02:00 PM ET

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About this webinar:

The New York Life Foundation has created a new $1.95 M grant opportunity, Aim High. This May, 18 awards will be made to out-of-school time programs serving disadvantaged youth. Learn more about the grant opportunity, eligibility and expectations from Marlyn Torres, Senior Program Officer at the New York Life Foundation, and Dan Gilbert, administrator of the grant application process. Have your questions ready, and hear tips on making your application stand out from the crowd

The Aim High program is part of the New York Life Foundation’s ongoing investment in middle school OST programs to help economically disadvantaged eighth-graders reach ninth grade on time. The grant program will fund a total of 18 afterschool, summer and expanded learning programs nationwide, based on a competitive application process. The award application period will close on Friday, February 17th.



  • Marlyn Torres, Corporate Vice President, New York Life Insurance Company and Senior Program Officer – Corporate Responsibility, New York Life Foundation
  • Dan Gilbert, Associate, Afterschool Alliance