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The Department anticipates releasing several funding opportunities from the required 1% set asides from ARP-ESSER funding (approximately $36 million) for afterschool and summer programming. It is anticipated this funding will cover FY2022, FY2023, FY2024 and a portion of FY2025 (through September 2024). Currently, we are anticipating the following funding opportunities and will update this as more information becomes available:
The Afterschool and Out-of-School Time Quality Enhancements (ASOST-Q) Grant Program (Fund Code 530) is a program funded through state line item 7061-9611. The purpose of this grant program is to enhance ASOST programs and services to improve the academic, physical, social, and emotional wellness of public and non-public school-age youth during the school year and the summer months. The priorities of the grant are to improve the quality of ASOST programs and services by supporting:
The Increased Access to Quality Afterschool and Summer Learning programs (Fund Code 528) is also funded through state line item 7061-9611. The purpose of this grant program is to increase access to quality afterschool and summer learning programs. The priorities of the grant are to:
The Development and Expansion of High Quality Summer Learning Programs (Fund Code 527) is funded through state line item 7061-9814. The purpose of this grant program is to increase access to quality afterschool and summer learning programs. The priorities of the grant are to:
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Office of Student and Family SupportMassachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education75 Pleasant St., Malden MA 02148-4906
Last Updated: October 19, 2021
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
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