Grant: Many states around the country are conducting competitions to award 21st Century Community Learning Center grants. The funding is available through the federal 21st CCLC program, which is designed to provide academic enrichment opportunities, drug and violence prevention, and youth development activities to students during nonschool hours.
Funds may be used for drug and violence prevention programs, like Botvin LifeSkills Training which can be implemented in an after-school setting.
Eligibility: School districts, public charter schools, municipalities, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations and private corporations are eligible.
Deadline: Deadlines vary by state. Click here for full list of RFPs: ww2.ed.gov/programs/21stcclc/contacts.html#state
Preparing grant applications can be a bit challenging. Botvin LifeSkills Training offers several grant application tools to help you in applying for local, state, and federal funding.