The State Department of Education will award approximately 1.5 million for afterschool programs for the 2016-2017 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.

It is anticipated the grant application will be available November 2, 2015. Additional information on how to apply, dates and locations of Bidder’s Workshop and any other relevant information will be posted on this website.

2014 - 2015 Grant Application Documents
Grant Application
Appeals Process

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