Potential Funding for Career & College Clubs

admin | Monday, November 7, 2016

apple-and-dollar-signsThe California Department of Education is inviting applications for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant program. Awards likely to range from $50,000 to $150,000 (based on $7.50 per student per day). Applications are due December 21, 2016.

The 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant provides funding for programs to focus on academic achievement, enrichment, and family literacy. Eligible entities include districts, cities, counties, community-based organizations and others.

Career & College Clubs program falls into the after school program type for enrichment, which make it a perfect approach for the 21st CCLC grant. If you want to include Career & College Clubs in your CCLC grant proposal, contact us and we can provide text and other information you’ll need.

This particular deadline is for California, but 21st CCLC is a federal program. Check with your state department of education to determine your own deadline.

Program Description:

This program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program helps students meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs; and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.


Who May Apply:

Institutions of high education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, and other organizations or agencies.

Eligible Grade Level(s):

Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9


December 21, 2016 – Submission deadline

January 2017 – February 2017 – Application reviewers score the applications

April 2017 – Intent to Award announcement is the initial posting of grant awards

May 2017 – Final funding list will be posted to CDE’s website

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