Texas Covid Relief Fund

Helping Texas communities recover in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic takes all of us coming together to support our fellow neighbors.

Breakthrough Central Texas

About the Program

Breakthrough will have 272 quarter-time, summer AmeriCorps members who will teach courses in summer programs in Texas cities (Austin, Del Valle, Manor, and Houston) and 21 full-time, year-round AmeriCorps members who will deliver advising services and lead summer and year-round academic programming for Breakthrough students in grades 6-12 in Austin, Del Valle, and Manor, Texas, and Breakthrough high school graduates and college students attending colleges and universities throughout the United States. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for helping Breakthrough increase the number of students who meet academic milestones and enroll in college. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage 400 volunteers, who will be engaged in tutoring, mentoring, and supporting Breakthrough students year round. This program will focus on the AmeriCorps focus area of Education. The AmeriCorps investment of $1,438,927 will be matched with other revenue to support the AmeriCorps program that will include $787,586 in private funding.

Focus Area:
Education
Service Area:
Austin, Del Valle, Houston, Manor
Federal Award:
$1,438,927
Public/Private Match:
N/A
Number of Members
293
Program Contact:
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