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21st Century Community Learning Centers - Elementary & Middle Schools

Funding Description

California's 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Program provides funding to create incentives for establishing before-and after-school enrichment programs that partner schools and communities to provide academic and literacy support and safe, constructive alternatives for youth. Each program must consist of three elements: academic assistance, educational enrichment, and family literacy services. Programs must operate during every regular school day and may operate during summer, intersession, or vacation days.


Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Funds are for schools that meet eligibility requirements for the Title I Schoolwide Program. Federal legislation mandates that competitive priority be given to applications serving Title I Schoolwide Program schools in need of improvement (Section 1116). To meet the competitive priority, applications must be jointly submitted by local educational agencies (LEA) receiving funds under Title I, Part A, and community-based organizations or other public or private, entities.
Other Eligibility Considerations Eligible applicants include LEAs (school district for school or county office of education), city or county governments, public or private entities (including faith-based organizations or private schools), or a consortium of two or more such organizations or agencies.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority No Child Left Behind Act, Title IV, Part B, California Education Code sections 8484.7-8484.8 (revised, Statutes of 2006); Budget Item 6110-197-0989
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 4124 / 8290
Total Available $68,322,189
Recipient Amount $50,000 - $150,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background 21st Century Community Learning Centers []
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Program After School Programs Office, 916-319-0923,
Fiscal After School Programs Office, 916-319-0923,
Division After School Division, 916-319-0923 (phone), 916-319-0221 (fax)
Last Modified: December 21, 2011

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