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Developing a Sustainability Plan

To begin to develop a sustainability plan, see Y4Y’s step-by-step toolkit for creating a plan. While developing the plan, see the following articles and publications for further information.


Since 21st CCLC funding is for a limited period, the following organizations provide funding opportunities to sustain your afterschool program. It is also strongly encouraged to collaborate with community agencies.