Grant: To provide opportunities beyond the normal school day for communities to establish or expand activities in community learning centers that offer students a broad array of additional services, programs, and activities such as youth development activities, drug and violence prevention programs and other activities.
Funder: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) under Title IV, Part B, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
Eligibility: Local education agencies (LEAs), including public school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and regional education service centers; community-based organizations (CBOs); and other public or private entities, nonprofit organizations, city or county government agencies, faith-based organizations, Institutions of Higher Education, for-profit corporations, or a shared service arrangement (SSA) of two or more agencies, organizations, or entities.
Amount: Funding will be provided for approximately 20 projects. Each project will receive a minimum of $50,000 for the 2013-2014 project period; maximum funds per applicant are $2,200,000.
Contact: Candace Ferguson, Division of School Readiness and Partnerships, Candace.Ferguson@tea.state.tx.us
Deadline: March 26, 2013