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Educational Success

Educational attainment is a key predictor for future success. GCF invests in strategies proven to have the most influence on students' long-term educational advancement and career preparation including early childhood education, supportive school environments, out-of-school enrichment and positive behavioral developments. For students who do not pursue a traditional path to college, we recognize a need for innovative workforce programs that cultivate job and life skills and provide young people access to career opportunities.

Our Goals:

  • Children enter school ready to learn and receive effective academic and social support throughout their educational experience.
  • Youth are nurtured to become skilled, self-sufficient and contributing members of the community.

Recent Grants

Summer 2017

Gloucester Boys & Girls Club – Support for Project Learn for youth (ages 6-18) who participate in the after-school program. Programming includes Power Hour to complete homework, field trips, and scheduled learning activities.

Gloucester Family YMCA – Provide school age youth and teens increased programming centered around a place to grow in spirit, mind and body.