The 21st Century Community Learning Centers provide funds to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) and community-based organizations through a competitive grant process. Awards must be for $50,000 or more and will be 5 years in duration. The 21st Century Community Learning Centers provide opportunities for academic enrichment during non-school hours (before-school, after-school and summer) in a community learning center environment. Services reinforce and complement regular academic programs and offer literacy and educational development to students and families.  


  • The 2018-2019 Continuing Application now OPEN:

    • ​For existing grantees within their 5-year grant cycle
    • DUE DATE: May 14, 2018 by 11:59 PM THE DUE DATE HAS BEEN MOVED TO JUNE 1, 2018. (The submit button on the application is not available until the United States Department of Education provides the OPI with our official 2018-2019 grant allocation.)
  • 2016-2017 Local Evaluation Report now OPEN:

    • For existing grantees.
    • 2016-2017 Local Evaluation Guide
    • DUE DATE: The 21st CCLC Local Evaluation Report was due to Mary Ellen Earnhardt (, Amanda Domino (, and Miriam Resendez ( by April 30, 2018. If your program's evaluation report has not been submitted, please contact Miriam Resendez, state evaluation contractor, ASAP.
    • REPORTING PERIOD: The report should include data for the Summer of 2016 through the 2016-2017 School Year. This aligns the report with the federal reporting timelines.
  • 2017-2018 21st CCLC Surveys Now OPEN:

  • The state evaluator has  sent all survey links to program directors .
  • Please refer to new Survey Administration Guide for instructions.
    • Student and School Teacher Surveys must be completed by April 30th. The due date for these surveys has been extended to JUNE 8, 2018.
    • Parent, School Administrator, and Center program staff and administrator surveys must be completed by June 1st. The due date for these surveys has been extended to JUNE 8, 2018.

2018 E-Grants Competitive Application Information:

  • Click HERE to open the Logic Model (Word document). (Download the document, fill it in, save it to your computer, then upload it onto the application's "Files Upload" page).

  • THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF FAQs WILL BE FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018 ; THEY WILL BE ANSWERED ON MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018 BY 5:00 PM.  (If there are technical issues we will continue to address them through April 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM.)

  • The Comprehensive Support Schools and the Targeted Support Schools lists are now posted to the GEMS website.  Click HERE to access the lists


    • APRIL 13, 2018 AT 11:59 PM


  • Opens February 6, 2018
  • CLOSES: APRIL 13, 2018 11:59 PM

If you are applying as a new non-school organization, and you need to know if you have access to the E-Grants application, please email Amanda Domino,



21st CCLC Site Center List


Map Legend:

  • Yellow - Awarded in 2012
  • Red - Awarded in 2013
  • Blue - Awarded in 2014
  • Purple - Awarded in 2015