Request For Proposals: 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Grant

Grant applications due to Indiana Department of Education on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 no later than 4:30 PM EST. 

Eligibility: Any public or private organization is eligible to apply.  Examples include but are not limited to: school districts, charter schools, schools, educational consortia, nonprofit agencies, city or county government agencies, faith-based organizations, institutions of higher education, for-profit organizations.  See RFP for eligibility details for school poverty requirements. 

Funds Available: $7 million will be available in this application period. 

Program Purpose:  To establish 21st CCLC programs that provide at-risk students with opportunities for academic enrichment, personal enrichment, and other activities designed to complement the students' regular academic program during non-school hours and may have one or multiple centers/sites, which may be located in schools, community facilities, and/or faith-based facilities.  Proposals jointly submitted by school(s) and community-based organizations or other private or public entities will be given priority for funding.   

Three Technical Assistance webinars will be held: 
  • RFP: Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 10 AM (EST) 
  • Program Evaluation: Thursday, September 22, 2016, 10 AM (EST)
  • Fiscal Processes: Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 10 AM (EST)
(See Indiana DOE 21st CCLC website below for more info on webinars)

Important Dates:
  • Friday, September 23, 2016: Intent to apply form due 
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 4:30 PM (EST): Grant application due 
  • December 2016: Awards announced   

Visit the Indiana DOE 21st CCLC website for more information 

For questions: Indiana Department of Education, 

Indiana Afterschool Network

Vision: Indiana is a place where all K-12 youth have  access to high quality learning opportunities beyond the school day that  prepare them for success in school, college, careers, and life.

Mission: We are a nonprofit organization that champions afterschool and summer  learning by inspiring, empowering and connecting youth workers, partners  and advocates at the state and local levels.

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