Congratulations to the recipients of the U.S. Department of Education's 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) education grants! This grant program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools.
A sample of the winners:
- Lebanon School District — The school district received a $1.2 million federal grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to continue an after-school program for at-risk students of all grade levels for the next three years. Read more.
- Winthrop School District — One of 13 school districts in Massachusetts to receive the grant, Winthrop will use its $50,000 award to supplement enrichment programs for fourth and fifth graders. Read more.
- Charleston County — Four schools were awarded more than $2 million to launch after-school academic assistance and extracurricular activities programs. Read more.
Next, a special invite to Georgia educational agencies applying for the FY2016 CCLC grant opportunity (LOIs due October 24!). eCivis' own Jason Portt will hold a 30-minute webinar on the Georgia Department of Education's 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant opportunity on Wednesday, October 8, at 10:30 a.m. ET. If you're interested in attending this FREE webinar, click the button below: