21st Century Community and Learning Center

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Mailing Address:

U.S. Department of Education, OESE

21st-Century Community Learning Centers

400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Rm. 3E247

LBJ Federal Office Building

Washington, DC 20202-6200



Onda Johnson

Telephone: (202) 260-3710

Toll-Free Telephone: (800) 872-5327 or (800) USA-LEARN

Fax: (202) 260-8969

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Onda Johnson


Pilla Parker, Team Leader or

Description his program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program helps students meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs; and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.

Who May Apply: (by category) State Education Agencies (SEAs)

Who May Apply: (specifically) Awards are made to SEAs. Local education agencies (LEAs) and nonprofit organization may apply to states for subgrants.

Formula grants are awarded to State educational agencies, which in turn manage statewide competitions and award grants to eligible entities. For this program, eligible entity means a local educational agency, community-based organization, another public or private entity, or a consortium of two or more of such agencies, organizations, or entities. States must give priority to applications that are jointly submitted by a local educational agency and a community-based organization or other public or private entity.

Consistent with this definition of eligible entities, faith-based organizations are eligible to participate in the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program. Regulations are available governing the participation of faith-based organizations in Federal programs for which they are eligible are available.

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