NEW YORK — The New York Life Foundation and the Afterschool Alliance today announced $1.8 million in new grants to 40 afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs across the United States. The grants will go to organizations in Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, and Vermont to support disadvantaged middle school youth during the out-of-school-time (OST) hours. These latest grants bring the total of New York Life Foundation’s support of youth development programs to $9.75 million over the seven years of the Aim High program.