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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2017

Fund Code: 647-B2
Massachusetts 21st Century Community Learning Centers - Exemplary Programs Grant - Out-of-School Time (OST) Sites

Funds Allocated:$1,089,675 (Federal)
Funds Requested:$1,407,278
Purpose: The purpose of this federally-funded Massachusetts 21st Century Community Learning Centers Exemplary Programs grant is to expand and enhance a statewide network of high quality 21st Century Community Learning Centers that:
  • Support additional learning time for students in grades K-12 during out-of-school time before that provides creative and engaging academic enrichment opportunities that will help to close proficiency gaps, increase student engagement, and supports college and career readiness and success.

  • Serve as mentors, models and resources for other programs across the Commonwealth.

Note: Grants are awarded in three categories based on the level of experience, funding, and expectations. The categories are Promising (Prom.) and Demonstration (Dem.). For fiscal year 2016-2017 (FY17) only promising and demonstration sites applicants were eligible to apply.
Number of Proposals Received:14 Applicants / 18 sites (6 Prom./12 Demo)
Number of Proposals Recommended:11 Applicants / 13 sites (5 Prom./8 Demo)
Number of Proposals Not Recommended:3 Applicants / 5 sites
Result of Funding: This funding will support 11 districts in implementing OST programs and activities at 13 schools. This programming will provide students with engaging core content instruction, project-based and/or service-learning experiences, and opportunities for academic enrichment. In addition, the funded sites will serve as mentors, models, and resources for other programs across the Commonwealth. These programs will also engage with various community partners to support students' learning, as well social/emotional and physical development. Pending appropriation and meeting annual grant requirements, all grantees will be eligible for continuation funding in FY18 and FY19. Approximately 1,200 students will benefit from programs and services supported through this funding. Grant awards for each grantee ranges from $50,000 to $173,250.


Recipient/SitesAmounts
Collaborative for Educational Services — (Dem.- Philip G. Coburn Elementary School, W. Springfield)$50,000
Everett Public Schools — (Dem.- Keverian Elementary School)55,250
Fall River Public Schools — (Dem.- Doran Elementary School)63,750
Holyoke Public Schools — [Dem.- Peck Elementary School ($67,681) and EN White Elementary School ($67,681)]135,362
Lowell Public Schools — (Prom.- McAuliffe Elementary School)123,250
Malden Public Schools — (Dem.- Beebe Middle School)50,000
Pittsfield Public Schools — (Prom.- Herberg Middle School) 123,250
South Shore STARS — (Dem.- Randolph High School)69,063
Taunton Public Schools — (Prom.- Parker Middle School)123,250
Wareham Public Schools — [Prom.- Decas Elementary School ($123,250); Dem.- Middle School ($50,000)]173,250
Worcester Public Schools — (Prom.- Sullivan Middle School)123,250
Total Federal Funds$1,089,675


Last Updated: August 25, 2016
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