Front Porch Alliance

Front Porch Alliance offers 6 STEAM-based programs for school-age youth. Our emphasis on intergenerational mentorship fosters confidence, skill building, community support, and social emotional growth. Program goals include: 75% of youth will demonstrate effective communication skills via a presentation to peers/community; and 80% of youth having at least 1 additional supportive adult in their life.PALs: elementary, in and after school: reading and math interventions, support, and supplementingRobotics: grades 4-6, solving real-world problems through creativity, teamwork, and codingFinancial Literacy: grades 7-12, gaining skills needed to earn a job, spend money within a budget, and save & invest wisely.Shark Tank: grades 7-12, from idea generation to developing prototypes, students gain skills needed to start their own business & will pitch their ideas to local business ownersPORCH Storytellers: personal and community storytelling through various art mediaReel Collectors: community storytelling through filmOur Stories: community storytelling through podcasting


  • Community organization/Advocacy/Support

Audience Served

  • Educators
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Students: Elementary
  • Students: High School
  • Students: Middle School

Opportunities Offered

  • After school/out of school
  • In school
  • Internships

Focus Areas

  • Arts
  • Coding/Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Media Production
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship/Innovation
  • Making/DIY
  • Math
  • Robotics
  • Technology