21st Century Community Learning Centers

21st CCLC

The purpose of the Alaska 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) program is to provide competitive grants to organizations that are working in partnership within their community and schools to provide expanded learning and enrichment opportunities for children and their families outside of the regular school hours. The program is designed to target funds to high-need communities that have low achieving students and high rates of poverty but lack the resources to establish after school centers.

Funded State Grantees

Competitive Grant Opportunities

The Alaska Department of Education & Early Development (EED) is pleased to announce a competitive grant opportunity for funds to support out-of-school-time programs beginning in fiscal year 2015:

Applications due April 4, 2014

Technical Assistance for Applicants

Two 1.5 hour webinars with unique content were held February 19 and February 20 in order to offer applicants Technical Assistance in preparing proposals for the 21st CCLC FY15 RFA. The sessions were recorded and the links to the recordings and the slides used are below.

Alaska 21st CCLC FY15 RFA Technical Assistance Webinar #1 was specifically for applicants not previously funded under 21st CCLC, though any applicant might find it helpful.

Link: https://sas.elluminate.com/mr.jnlp?suid=M.27681CE886D5A529D2EE3495685C5B&sid=2010175

Technical Assistance Webinar, Part 1: Grant Purposes, Overview, and Tips - pdf


Alaska 21st CCLC FY15 RFA Technical Assistance Webinar #2 was for all applicants, including those who were previously funded and including those who attended Webinar #1:

Link: https://sas.elluminate.com/mr.jnlp?suid=M.7FD7F1D6DA50E33B13E0A499D50BD6&sid=2010175

Technical Assistance Webinar, Part 2: Grant Application Instructions - pdf

Resources for Applicants and Grantees


Individual technical assistance will be available by telephone 907-465-8716 or email jessica.paris@alaska.gov


Updated: 2/26/2014