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After School Education and Safety


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

The After School Education and Safety (ASES) Program is the result of the 2002 voter-approved initiative, Proposition 49. These programs are created through partnerships between schools and local community resources to provide literacy, academic enrichment and safe, constructive alternatives for students in kindergarten through ninth grade. Funding is designed to: (1) maintain existing before and after school program funding; and (2) provide eligibility to all elementary and middle schools that submit quality applications throughout California. The application is for new grantees as well as existing grant recipients who wish to increase funding.

Program Questions: Expanded Learning Division, email: expandedlearning@cde.ca.gov, phone: 916-319-0923

Downloading Questions: Expanded Learning Division, email: expandedlearning@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-319-0923

Document Description
ASES Request for Application (DOCX)

Overview and instructions for the 2019-20 ASES grant application.

Non-Electronic Request for Applications (PDF)

For applicants that have no access to the ASSIST database.

ASSIST Online Application
Online application using the After School Support and Information System (ASSIST).
ASSIST Instructions
Instructions on how to complete the After School Support and Information System (ASSIST) portion of the application.
Certifications and Assurances
Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications
(Posted June-2018)

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).

Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 15, 2022
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