Currently, ABC has been awarded 4 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants from Ohio Department of Education (ODE) for the 2016-2017 school year. The following schools are award recipients: Roberts Academy, Pleasant Hill Academy, Riverview East Academy, and Winton Hills Academy. The 21st Century CLC Grants provide these communities the opportunity to receive high quality after school programming in the areas of literacy, youth enrichment, and family activities.

Additionally, ABC is the recipient of an ODE Community Connectors Grant which emphasizes mentorship. The grant provides a tri-fold mentor program, bringing together adult volunteers, Walnut Hills High School Students, and Frederick Douglass Elementary students.


Every year ABC has been fortunate to be awarded approximately 20 local, regional and national foundation grants. For 2015-16, these grants include: IMPACT 100, Cincinnati Reds Community Fund, Manuel D. and Rhoda Mayerson Fund, Cincinnati Bengals, Pfau Foundation, and Tennis for Charity Inc.