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21st CCLC & ASSETs

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 Community Learning Centers (CCLC) is to support community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities for students who attend high poverty and low-performing schools. The purpose of the 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) Program is to support community learning centers for students in grades nine through twelve with academic enrichment opportunities and activities designed to complement students' regular academic program.

Program Questions: Expanded Learning Division, email:, phone: 916-319-0923

Downloading Questions: Expanded Learning Division, e-mail:, tel. 916-319-0923

Document Description

Request for Application (DOCX; Posted Sept-2018)

Overview and instructions for the 21st CCLC Elementary /Middle and High Schools 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 fill out the narrative portion in the Financial Assistance Application Submittal Tool (FAAST).

Online Application

Online application using the ASSIST.

Funding Priority Certification Justification Narrative (PDF)

Justification Narrative for the Jointly Submitted Funding Priority.

FFATA Federal Reporting Form (PDF)

Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) Sub-award Reporting form.

21st CCLC and ASSETs FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) pertaining to the 2019–20 21st CCLC and After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) Request for Application (RFA).

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications
(Posted May-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.

Last Reviewed: Friday, September 13, 2019
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