Building Local Systems to Improve Afterschool


A new report, released on July 16, 2013 and funded by The Wallace Foundation, shares lessons from national experts on how to best expand access to high-quality after-school programs, and emphasizes the important role of cities in providing these programs, particularly in high-poverty neighborhoods.

FMA’s Founder & Managing Director, Hilda H. Polanco, discusses Building Provider Financial Know-How and shares four critial steps to help organizations strengthen their finances.  ( please see page 18 of the report below)

Better Together: Building Local Systems to Improve Afterschool


“FMA has taken our complex funding model and turned it into a user-friendly reference document that our grant recipients can understand and use on an ongoing basis.”

-Chris Whipple, (former) Director of Operations, The After-School Corporation

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Hilda H. Polanco, CPA, CCSA®,CGMA

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