21st Century Community Learning Centers
The Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Grants are awarded through a competitive process to local and intermediate school districts, universities, and other public or private community-based agencies, organizations, and programs, including faith-based organizations. These grant programs provide comprehensive community learning center services. Currently, there are 68 grants with 259 sites in 20 counties. Each site serves one or more schools. Grants are targeted at high-priority and low-income schools. Students must be offered after-school and summer programming for a minimum of four days a week, two and a half hours a day, for 32 weeks per school-year during out-of-school time, and six weeks in the summer. More than 320,000 students have been served since the inception of the program in 2001.
Public Act 3 of 2021, Section 23e - Before & After School/Summer Learning - Community-Based Organizations
The Michigan Department of Education is pleased to announce the competitive process for Section 23e - Before & After School/Summer Learning - Community-Based Organization (CBO) grant. This is ONLY open to CBO's that are exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 501. This grant opportunity is to provide before and after school and/or summer learning for in-person programming to serve children in kindergarten through grade 8. Questions regarding this competitive process can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Competitive Application Timeline
Applications are due by 12:00 p.m. on April 28, 2021
Programs must start no later June 15, 2021
All funding must be obligated by September 30, 2021
Application Forms and Instructions
Section 23e - Before & After School/Summer Learning-Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Additional Budget Form
Additional Site Form
Nita M. Lowey 21st CCLC Competition - Next Funding Opportunity
The next 21st CCLC grant cycle will begin in July of 2022. More information and a request for proposal will be available in the December of 2021.
21st CCLC Information
- General Grantee Information
Statewide Technical Assistance Partners
- SEDL Afterschool Training Toolkit
- U.S. Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Centers
- You For Youth (Y4Y) Online Professional Development
|Andrew Pastoor, Consultantemail@example.com|
|Stacy Ann Sipes, Analystfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Lorraine Thoreson, Manageremail@example.com|
|Tiffany Young, Consultantfirstname.lastname@example.org|