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)|
|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:|
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.
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.
|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.|
|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|