21st Century Community Learning Centers
21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Requirements During COVID-19 Closures
The governor has ordered the closure of all schools in the state as of Monday, March 16, 2020. The expected re-opening date is Monday, April 6, 2020. This includes all 21st CCLC programs.
The Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Grants are awarded through a competitive process to local and intermediate school districts, universities, and other public or private community-based agencies, organizations, and programs, including faith-based organizations. These grant programs provide comprehensive community learning center services. Currently, there are 68 grants with 259 sites in 20 counties. Each site serves one or more schools. Grants are targeted at high-priority and low-income schools. Students must be offered after-school and summer programming for a minimum of four days a week, two and a half hours a day, for 32 weeks per school-year during out-of-school time, and six weeks in the summer. More than 320,000 students have been served since the inception of the program in 2001.
Statewide Activities Grant Opportunites
The first request for proposal is for a Statewide Evaluation System, information can be found at this link. This grant would provide comprehensive evaluation of the effectiveness of programs and activities. The second request for proposal is for a Statewide Program Quality Interventions System, informaiton can be found at this link. This grant would provide program interventions to improve the quality of programs and activities. To receive the application forms, please email email@example.com. Please include the name of your organization and which form(s) you are requesting.
Next Funding Opportunity
The next 21st CCLC grant cycle will begin in July of 2022. More information and a request for proposal will be available in the winter of 2021.
21st CCLC Information
- General Grantee Information
Statewide Technical Assistance Partners
- SEDL Afterschool Training Toolkit
- U.S. Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Centers
- You For Youth (Y4Y) Online Professional Development
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