The State Department of Education will award approximately 1.5 million for afterschool programs for the 2014-2015 school year. Funding is made possible through a federal allocation to states under the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program Title IVB. Successful applicants receive funding for up to five years. Eligible applicants include school districts, municipalities, community based organizations, faith-based organizations and private corporations.

Letters of Intent to Apply are due December 6, 2013 to:
(A one sentence statement identifying the organization and intent to apply)

Karen Hostetter, 21st CCLC Coordinator
State Department of Education
650 W State St, 2nd Floor
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0027

Bidder's workshops for this competition will be conducted around the State during November. Those planning to apply for funding are strongly encouraged to attend one of the all day workshops listed below. Recommended Participants include: Superintendent/CEO/President, Business/Fiscal Manager, Parents, and Program Director.

For questions regarding applying for the grant please email Camille McCashland at

Bidder's Workshop 2013
Grant Application
Grant Guidance
Appeals Process