The Nebraska Department of Education is pleased to announce the 2018 competition for the Nebraska 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Program, which is authorized under Title IV, Part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended. The postmark deadine for the 2018 grant competition is February 1, 2018.
Two types of 21st CCLC grants are available—(1) First-Time Grants for applicants proposing to serve eligible school building populations that have never been served by a 21st CCLC grant, and (2) Continuation Grants for applicants that have successfully implemented 21st CCLC programming for five years proposing to continue to provide a quality 21st CCLC program to those same eligible school building populations.
These grants support the establishment of community learning centers offering expanded learning opportunities in out-of-school time. The goals for the centers are to:
- improve overall student success and learning performance in one or more academic areas, through academic support and enrichment activities
- increase student social benefits and positive behavioral changes
- increase active and meaningful family and community engagement in supporting students’ education
A technical assistance grant writing workshop for First-Time grant applicants was conducted October 23, 2017. The PowerPoint slide deck from this workshop is posted below. For grant application information or questions, contact Jan Handa, firstname.lastname@example.org, 402-471-0876.
2018 Application for a First-Time Grant (Deadline 02/01/18)
2018 Application for a Continuation Grant (Deadline 02/01/18)