Introducing The Skillman Visionary Awards

The Forum for Youth Investment


This grant continues support the Youth Development Resource Center (YDRC) to provide program quality capacity and data infrastructure to Detroit’s youth-serving system partners. YDRC will build capacity and increase program quality for afterschool programmatic partners and provide technical expertise to key stakeholders in the youth serving ecosystem as those systems strengthen their planning, execution, and evaluation of a connected citywide youth development system that expands access and engagement, leading to positive impact on outcomes of Detroit youth. This grant will support the expansion of the citywide provider network, with the aim of building provider power and advocacy that contribute to city, regional, and statewide efforts to increase dedicated public funding that impacts the afterschool ecosystem