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Out-of-School Time Grants

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Out-of-School Time Grants

Out-of-School Time (OST) Grants Information


The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is pleased to announce for 2023-2024, the availability of $50 million in grant funds to provide in-person before-school, after-school, before-and-after-school, and/or during the summer programming to children in any of grades K to 12. This grant opportunity will be awarded through a competitive application process under Public Act 103 of 2023, Section 32n. Out-of-School Time (OST) programs must provide educational programming in core subject areas including, but not limited to, mathematics, reading, and science. 

Eligible applicants are community-based organizations that are exempt from federal income tax code 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code, 26 USC 501; an institution of higher education; a community or adult education program; a public library; a local government; or an intermediate school district. The 2023-24 OST grants align with Michigan’s Top 10 Strategic Education Plan that supports Goals 2, 3, and 5.


Grant Opportunities

The 2023-23 Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Out-of-School Time (OST) Grant competition has endedPublic Act 103 of 2023, Section 32n 2023-2024 32n Grant Sub-Awardees.  Please check back in the spring for information about 2024-25 OST opportunities.


What You Need To Know Before You Apply

Allowable Use of Grant Funds 2023-24



Out-of-School Time Programs Information

Statewide Technical Assistance Partners

Regional Technical Assistance Partners

After-school Websites


Contact Information

Deondra Ramsey, OST Grants Manager

Juan Ruiz, OST Grants Education Consultant

Willie Buford, OST Grants Technician

To contact Michigan's Out-of-School Time Grants team, please email us at