Welcome to the online home of Believe It. Build It. - Minnesota's Guide to Effective Afterschool Practices.

This page connects you to the Believe It. Build It. online resources that support you in building better programs for Minnesota's young people. Along the sidebar, you'll find links to specific sections of the guidebook; each of these pages contains online resources for that section, including tools, templates, research, and reports.

You can also download your own copy of Believe It. Build It. here, and even create your own binder by printing the pages and inserting them into any standard 3-ring binder. Just click the image below:

Download Believe It. Build It.

Download Believe It. Build It.


Need more hands-on support to build or improve your program? Check out our roster of afterschool and youth development professionals within the Ignite Afterschool network who can provide you more support, at our Places to Get Support page.

Using the Beyond the Bell Toolkit for starting or improving an afterschool program? Check out this crosswalk of Beyond the Bell and the Building Blocks in Believe It. Build It.