New Application Information

21st Century Community Learning Centers New Application Information

21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) Grant Application

The Arizona Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) office is accountable to the United States Department of Education under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Title IV, Part B.

Grant application for FY20 Cycle 15 closed on May 6, 2019.  We anticipate the FY21 Cycle 16 – 21st CCLC New Application Information to be available February 1, 2020 and to open in the Grants Management System on March 1, 2020.

Any inquiries regarding the application may be sent to the 21st CCLC Inbox at [email protected].


  1. If you are interested in applying, information can be found under “21st CCLC New Grant Application Guidance & Resources” tab below.* Funding is based on receipt of federal funds to ADE. If funding is decreased, a proportional decrease will be made to all awardees. All funding is contingent upon receipt of federal funds.
  2. Your efforts in compiling plans for a 21st CCLC application in a future year can provide a strong basis for applying for other funding as well. If you are interested in looking for other funding sources to write for, simply typing in search words like “afterschool funding” “afterschool grants” and the link can lead to funding options that you may wish to pursue.

Thank you for your interest in pursuing 21st CCLC funding.

The ADE 21st CCLC Team

The information below is from the most recent Cycle 15 Application.  It may be used for planning purposes.  The 21st CCLC New Grant Application Guidance & Resources for Cycle 16 will be posted February 2020.

The Arizona Department of Education is not responsible for controlling or guaranteeing the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of information or a hyperlink or URL does not reflect the importance of the organization, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, or products or services offered.