New Application Information

Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC), Title IV, Part B New Application Information

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

New Grant Application Word Version, Guidance, and Resources for FY21 are now posted in the 21st CCLC Grant Application Guidance & Resource Tab 

We anticipate the FY21 – 21st CCLC Yr 1 – New Application to be 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

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