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21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens


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

The purpose of the 21st Century High School ASSETs Program is to provide local flexibility in the establishment or expansion of community learning centers that provide students in grades nine–twelve with academic enrichment opportunities and activities designed to complement the students’ regular academic program and that support college and career readiness, assist with literacy and related educational development services for families of these students, and provide a safe environment for students participating in their programs.

Program Questions: Expanded Learning Division, e-mail: expandedlearning@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-319-0923

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

Document Description
Request For Application (DOC)
Overview and instructions for the 21st Century High School ASSETs grant application.

ASSIST Application Process

Instructions on how to complete the After School Support and Information System (ASSIST) portion of the application.

FAAST Application Process

Instructions on how to fill out the narrative portion in Financial Assistance Application Submittal Tool (FAAST).
Online Application Online application using the ASSIST.
Non-electronic Application (DOC) For use by organizations who have yet to obtain a County-District-School code.
Estimated Free and Reduced-Price Meals Worksheet (XLS) Worksheet to estimate Free and Reduced Price Meal (FRPM) Percentage.
Funding Priority Certification Justification Narrative (DOC) Justification Narrative for the Jointly Submitted Funding Priority.

21st CCLC and ASSETs FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) pertaining to the 2018–19 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) and ASSETs Request for Application (RFA).

21st CCLC and ASSETs Webinar External link opens in new window or tab. (YouTube; 26:50)

21st Century Webinar provides additional support and resource tools for applicants applying for 21st Century Elementary/Middle School and 21st Century ASSETs funding.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications
(Posted May 2017)

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—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 RFA.

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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