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Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $195,557)

Project summary for 2001-JG-FX-0017
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kennebec Valley (BBBSKV) will operate a year-round, after school and weekend project. This project will create a link between successful men and women in the workforce, students age 21 and over in local universities and post-secondary schools, members of church/civic organizations, and high risk adolescents in the Alternative Education schools.

The target population is high-risk adolescents, ages 11-17 that attend eight of the sixteen schools of the Alternative Education Program of the County Office of Education. Youth will be selected based on referrals from the designated school liaison.

Date Created: April 24, 2001