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New grants to be awarded in Ohio 21CCLC

Applications for new and continuing 21st Century Community Learning Center grant programs in Ohio will be accepted this spring for next school year, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) has announced to current program administrators. This is great news for successful programs that wish to compete for new rounds of funding as well as for… Continue reading New grants to be awarded in Ohio 21CCLC

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OAN responds to 21CCLC decision

After-school program supporters are signing a joint letter asking the Ohio Department of Education to reconsider funding new 21st Century Learning Community Centers next year. The Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN), a nonprofit network representing hundreds of after-school programs and the state affiliate of the National Afterschool Association, is circulating the letter, along with a fact… Continue reading OAN responds to 21CCLC decision

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ODE: No new 21CCLC awards this year

The Ohio Department of Education is preparing to announce that there will be no competition this year for new 21st Century Community Learning Centers in Ohio this year, according to Jeremy Marks, director of Federal Programs/Federal Liaison for the department. Continuation grants will be funded competitively as usual, he said. The coming announcement follows the… Continue reading ODE: No new 21CCLC awards this year

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Last call for 21CCLC, Connector grants!

If your school or nonprofit wants to support stronger collaboration with community partners for the benefit of students, two upcoming grants through the Ohio Department of Education might be just what you need. Both require ample research and planning as well as meaningful partnership development, so it's time to get started. The 21st Century Community… Continue reading Last call for 21CCLC, Connector grants!

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Plan ahead for 21CCLC grant applications

Ohio's strong track record for securing federal 21st Century Community Learning Center (21CCLC) funds has netted in the neighborhood of $40 million per year to invest in local programs. If your school, nonprofit or faith-based organization is interested in boosting at-risk students' math and reading performance through high-quality after school programming, then you should be looking at this… Continue reading Plan ahead for 21CCLC grant applications