RESOURCES - Funding
21st Century community Learning Centers (CCLC) serving grades K-12 and Summer:
The California Department of Education’s After School Division expects the next 21st CCLC Request for Application (RFA) to be released in Fall 2020. 21st CCLC grants are awarded through a competitive process. Successful applicants are awarded 5-year grants, subject to good standing.
Minimum Eligibility to Apply: 1) 40% or more of school site population receives free and reduced priced meals 2) Public, Non-profit, For-profit entities eligible to apply in partnership with a Local Education Agency (LEA). 3) LEAs may also apply directly.
RFAs can be found on the CDE website: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ba/cp/funding.asp
After School Education and Safety (ASES) serving grades K-8 (9th grade only if affiliated with a Jr. High):
ASES is a 3-year renewable grant awarded to Local Educational Agencies (LEA) based on Free and Reduced Priced Meal percentage rankings.
Minimum Eligibility to Apply: 1) 50% or more of school site population receives free and reduced priced meals 2) Local Education Agency (LEA) must be applicant, but can partner with other entities.