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21st Century Community Learning Centers - Elementary & Middle Schools

Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

California's 21st Century Community Learning Centers (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.

Program Questions: After School Division, e-mail:, tel. 916-319-0923

Downloading Questions: ASSIST Help Desk, e-mail:, tel. 916-319-0923

Document Description
Request for Application (DOC)
Overview and instructions for the 21st CCLC Elementary and Middle schools grant application.
ASSIST Online Application

Online application using the After School Support and Information SysTem (ASSIST).

ASSIST Online Application Instructions Instructions for using the ASSIST online application.
Errata Errata regarding 21st CCLC Elementary and Middle School RFA.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications
(Posted May-2013)

Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application - ConApp - should have a copy on file and do not need another copy. Program-specific assurances are not included here and should be listed separately on the Request for Application (RFA).

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
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