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Community Learning Center Grants Now Available

4/3/2018

​Apply Now for 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants


The West Virginia Department of Education has released its 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Applications for 2018-2019.


The program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly those 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.


The program has served 200,000 students in West Virginia since 2004 and there are currently 133 sites operating around the state.  21st Century Community Learning Centers programs are delivered before school, after school, and during the summer months.


The West Virginia Department of Education makes competitive local grants (based on available federal funding) to eligible organizations, including public libraries, to support the implementation of community learning centers that will assist student learning and development.


To apply, visit the West Virginia 21st CCLC web site


Any questions regarding the 21st CCLC application should be directed to Benitez Jackson, bljackso@k12.wv.us or Josh Asbury, jmasbury@k12.wv.us in the Office of Federal Programs.in the Office of Federal Programs.


Contact Information

stan.b.howell@wv.gov