Colorado Department of Education (CDE)
05/12/21 11:59 PM
Grants to Colorado public school districts, charter schools, community-based organizations, Indian tribes, and tribal organizations for student educational programs. Funding is intended for activities designed to complement the students' regular academic program. Funding is also intended to allow eligible applicants to establish or expand community learning centers that provide students with academic enrichment opportunities. Priority will be given to those programs serving students that attend high-poverty, low-performing schools.
Only applicants that specifically address all three purposes identified for funding will be considered. The purpose of this important program is to establish or expand community learning centers that:
This funding opportunity provides eligible applicants the opportunity to apply for 21st CCLC funding in one of three categories:
Priority Considerations can be found on page 5 of the RFA. See Supporting Documents below.
Required Minimum Hours of Programming and Allowable Activities can be found on page 8 of the RFA.
GrantWatch ID#: 183177
It is anticipated that approximately 30 centers will be awarded through this competitive funding opportunity.
- Grants will not be made in an amount less than $50,000 and no more than $150,000, per year per center.
- Costs per student should not exceed $2,000/student.
Grants awarded receive funds for a period of three years.
Those awarded applicants meeting exemplar criteria will be eligible for an automatic two years of renewability funding upon completion and approval of a brief continuation application.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Intent to Apply form:
Dana Scott, Director of the Office of Student Support and State Coordinator for the 21st CCLC Grant Program
(303) 866-6791 | Scott_D@cde.state.co.us
Marti Rodriguez, Office of Grants Fiscal Management
(303) 866-6769 | Rodriguez_M@cde.state.co.us
Mandy Christensen, Competitive Grants and Awards
(303) 866-6250 | Christensen_A@cde.state.co.us
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