After-School and Summer Programs

21st Century Community Learning Centers

The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program has been funding high quality after-school and summer learning programs since 1998. Poverty, opportunity gaps, and unmet academic need drive the program’s purpose. Vermont's 21st CCLC program supports students' learning and interests through diverse and engaging programming using multiple approaches and curricula. Programs are delivered through schools and community partnerships for grades K-12. Annually, approximately 13,000 youth and 5,300 regular attendees are served in 100 high needs communities across the state. Programs are expected to complement, but not duplicate the school day. Annual or semi-annual grant competitions are held to support this vision.

21st CCLC Grant Competition

    The (21st CCLC) Grant Application is open for the purpose of providing high-quality afterschool and summer learning opportunities.  The application will be submitted as part of the Agency of Educations Grants Management System.  The narrative guidelines and appendices will be submitted within the system. Applicant workshops for teams were held in October.  Letters of Intent are due November 14th. The completed and signed e-submission must be submitted no later than 4:30 PM on February 5, 2019.

    General Grantee Information & Requirements

    Additional Resources


    Email Emanuel Betz, 21st CCLC State Coordinator, or call (802) 479-1396.

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    Vermont Agency of Education
    Secretary Daniel M. French
    219 North Main Street, Suite 402
    Barre, VT 05641

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