YMCA Of Dodge County Receives Grant For Out-Of-School Support For Students

(Beaver Dam) A Beaver Dam non-profit has received a share of $6.6-million-dollars in COVID-19 Out-of-School Support Grants. The YMCA of Dodge County was awarded over $67-thousand-dollars from the grant funding recently announced by Governor Tony Evers. The governor says these out-of-school support providers are a critical part of ensuring Wisconsin kids have access to high-quality programming and a safe place to go. Evers says the pandemic has had a tremendous impact on our kids, and these organizations have stepped up in a big way to make sure they have the support they need to stay resilient. Funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds and administered by the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA), the grant program provides eligible organizations grant awards to cover pandemic-related impacts such as lost revenue, increased staffing costs, cleaning and sanitization. As well as additional costs to ensure high-quality programming otherwise impacted by COVID-19. In total, 42 Wisconsin organizations received grant funding.