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 The Georgetown Project is partnering with local businesses to offer GISD high school students the opportunity to participate in the Summer Youth Employment Program.  SYEP is a paid summer internship that offers valuable work experiences in entry-level employment positions.  
More info    SYEP FAQ     SYEP Intern Application

The IKEA Round Rock store selected The Georgetown Project to participate in the IKEA Life Improvement Challenge (LIC).  Their aim is to help our organization by providing IKEA products, design expertise and manpower to makeover a space that helps us to improve the lives of others in Georgetown.  The Georgetown Project is in the top three charities.  Voting begins February 15, 2015 and ends on March 2, 2015.  Click here to vote.  You can vote every day!!  

Lights On Afterschool was a big success here in Georgetown.  This nationwide event to call attention to the importance of afterschool programs for America's children, families and communities, was well attended at open houses at all after-school locations and the annual Halloween Carnival at the Community Center.  The Georgetown Afterschool Alliance Partners include The Georgetown Project, Extended School Enrichment (ESE), The After School Action Progarm (ASAP), The Teen Center, Williamson County Juvenile Services, and The Boys & Girls Club of Georgetown.  These partners are committed to building important Developmental Assits in Georgetown's youth during out-of-school time.

The Georgetown Project recently received a generous donation from GREX's Steak Fry fundraiser.

The Georgetown Project partnered with The Salvation Army and GISD on Saturday to give out 503 pairs of new shoes to GISD students in need at the annual "Shoe-In."

The Georgetown Project recently received a generous check from the proceeds of the Third Annual Sterling Gloves Amateur Boxing Event!

The Georgetown Project recently was a recipient of a $20,000 grant from Seeds Of Strength Women's Giving Circle (SOS) in support of The NEST!

  kTGTGP partnered with local businesses to offer GISD high school students the opportunity to participate in the Summer Youth Employment Program.  SYEP was a paid summer intership that offered valuable work experiences in entry-level employment positions.  Read more...

  Forum for Youth Investment
showcases The Georgetown Project and partners as a Ready by 21 national model for community collaboration in improving the outcomes for youth. Click here to read more... 

This ZERO TO THREE Web exclusive is an interactive learning tool designed to help parents and caregivers encourage their young children's early learning.

For many first generation college students, a college degree is truly a ticket to a different life. Lea Cantu, a 21-year-old Dell Scholar at Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX, will graduate in 2014.  Her journey from high school to college has spanned homelessness, depression and hearing loss, and yet she’s persevered. Lea’s grit, determination, and resourcefulness are, perhaps even more than her academic abilities, the qualities that we view as most predictive of students’ ultimate success in completing college and obtaining a degree...more

Read about Lydia Garcia, past TGP Board Member, now a student at UT, involved with "Horns Helping Horns" 

Over 200 local youth united to serve our community during 2014 MLK Youth Service Day!  (Developmental Assets #9:  Service to Others) 
Click HERE to learn more about the Power of Assets!

SU Resource Guide to Georgetown Social and Nonprofit Organizations

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