Twenty-First Century Community Learning Centers
To provide opportunities for communities to establish or expand activities in community learning centers that provide opportunities for academic enrichment for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program is intended to help students meet state and local student academic achievement standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; to offer students a broad array of enrichment activities that reinforce and complement their regular academic programs; and to offer literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants; B - Project Grants
Fiscal Year 2016
No Current Data Available.Fiscal Year 2017
No Current Data Available.Fiscal Year 2018
No Current Data Available.Fiscal Year 2019
No Current Data Available.
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended, Title IV, Part B
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
State educational agencies (SEAs) are eligible for funds under this program. Local educational agencies, community-based organizations, and other public or private entities are eligible to apply to the SEA in state in which they are located for subgrants.
School-aged children and their families.
Contact program office.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. States must apply for funds either through a program-specific application or by including the program in a consolidated State plan authorized under Title IX of the ESEA. . 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Contact the program office for additional information.
Contact the program office for this information.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
Contact the program office for information.
How may assistance be used?
Program funds may be used to provide activities that complement and reinforce the regular school-day program of participating students and may also fund local activities that are included as part of an expanded learning time (ELT) program that provides students at least 300 additional program hours before, during, or after the traditional school day. Funds may be used for a broad range of activities, such as those that support a well-rounded education; financial literacy and environmental literacy programs; programs that support a healthy and active lifestyle; services for individuals with disabilities; activities for students who are English learners; cultural programs; telecommunications and technology education programs; expanded library service hours; family engagement and literacy programs; programs for students who have been truant, suspended, or expelled; drug and violence prevention activities; programs that partner with in-demand fields of the local workforce; and programs that build skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This program is subject to non-supplanting requirements and must use a restricted indirect cost rate which is referenced under 34 CFR 76.564-76.569. For assistance call the Office of Chief Financial Officer/Indirect Cost Group on (202) 708-7770.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Contact Program Office.
In accordance with the EDGAR, Appendix to 34 CFR 80, State and local governments that receive financial assistance of $500,000 or more within the State's fiscal year shall have an audit made for that year.
Records related to grant funds, compliance, and performance must be maintained for a period of 3 years after completion.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details. Additional Information:
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards are made annually. Electronic transfer.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC 20202 US
(Project Grants) FY 18$1,199,556,270.00; FY 19 est $1,209,456,270.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17$1,179,756,270.00; FY 16$1,143,339,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
For Fiscal Year 2018: Range: $708,746 - $139,212,692; Average: $21,044,847. For Fiscal Year 2019: Range $714,739 - $148,826,873; Average: $21,218,531.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, applies to this program. Contact the program office for additional information.