The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) announces that the 2016–17 Request for Proposals for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) grant program is now available online. Approximately $6 million in funding will be distributed on a competitive basis and thedeadline to apply is April 1, 2016.
For this funding round, the SCDE will fund single public school districts, individual public schools, private schools, public charter schools, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and other public or private entities. Applicants must propose to establish or expand activities in community learning centers that provide opportunities for academic enrichment and tutorial services; offer students a broad array of additional services, programs, and activities; and offer families of students served opportunities for literacy and related educational development.
The SCDE will offer an onsite technical assistance workshop for interested grant applicants.
January 29, 2016
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
South Carolina State Museum
301 Gervais Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29214
An optional technical assistance webinar will also be offered on February 11, 2016, from 10 a.m.–12 p.m., via Blackboard Collaborate. Please use this link to participate. Participants may log-in up to 30 minutes in advance of the session to test their equipment and download handouts.
Visit the SCDE Grant Opportunities page for updated information on grants, eligibility, application deadlines, and technical assistance. For more information about the 21st CCLC program, contact John Myers at (803) 734-8114, JLMyers@ed.sc.gov.