Coaching Corps

For General Support

  • Amount
    $200,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/19/2007
  • Term
    25 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
About the Grantee
Address
310 Eighth Street
Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94607-4253
Grants to this Grantee
for ongoing evaluation and expansion of Coaching Corps’ sports programs for underserved youth  
Coaching Corps represents a network of volunteer coaches, mentors, and role models in after-school sports programs supporting underserved youth. The Corps uses sports as a means to improve educational and life outcomes by building confidence, discipline, self-control, teamwork skills, and physical fitness. Coaching Corps began its work in California, and now seeks to expand its efforts nationally. A grant from Hewlett would support the Corps’ expansion and improve its evidence base by (1) building a new assessment tool using mobile technology and (2) implementing this tool on a pilot basis using volunteers to gather the relevant assessment data.

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