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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2017

Fund Code: 647-B2
Massachusetts 21st Century Community Learning Centers - Exemplary Programs Grant - Expanded Learning Time (ELT)

Funds Allocated:$612,850 (Federal)
Funds Requested:$612,850
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 before during and/or after school and during the summer that provides creative and engaging academic enrichment opportunities that will help to close proficiency gaps, increase student engagement, and support 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.), Practitioner (Prac.); and Demonstration (Dem.). This is the first year that ELT grant recipients were eligible to apply as such only promising sites were awarded.

Number of Proposals Received:2 Applicants / 4 sites (4 Prom.)
Number of Proposals Recommended:2 Applicants / 4 sites (4 Prom.)
Number of Proposals Not Recommended:0 Applicants /0 sites
Result of Funding: This funding will support districts in implement Expanded Learning Time (ELT) programs and activities at four (4) 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 2,300 students will benefit from programs and services supported through this funding. Grant awards for funded schools range from $104,975 to $269,450.


RecipientsAmounts
Fall River Public Schools (Prom. - Morton Middle School)$269,450
Lawrence Public Schools (All Prom. - Parthum Elementary: $130,050, Arlington Middle School: $104,975 & Guilmette Elementary: $108,375) 343,400
Total Federal Funds$612,850


Last Updated: July 11, 2016
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