Nita M. Lowey 21st CCLC

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Contact Information

21st CCLC Program Consultant
Karen Bierhaus
Phone: (307) 857-9284
Fax: (307) 857-9257

The Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program is authorized under Title IV, Part B, of the Every Student Succeeds Act.  This state-administered, federal grant program offer competitive grant opportunities for five-year projects to establish or expand high quality afterschool and summer learning programs that provide pre-kindergarten through twelfth-grade students (particularly students who attend schools in need of improvement) with a) academic and learning support, b) a broad array of enrichment opportunities to help students meet state and local standards in core content areas along with youth and education development activities, and c) to offer families of 21st CLCLC participants opportunities for active and meaningful engagement in their children’s education. All programs implement intentionally designed programs, based on local needs and context, aligned to the Wyoming 21stCCLC Grant Performance Goals.

List of Current Subgrantees

Programs seek partnerships to strengthen the quality and variety of opportunities and well as improve the relationships and connections for students within their community. Applicants and existing programs can review the list of External Organizations within the state to build their community and regional partnerships.

Annual Meeting

June 12-13. 2024 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
yoming Capitol Connector- Student Learning Center

The 21stCCLC Annual Meeting is designed for current subgrantees, contractors, and community partners to come together as peers to reflect on effective grant management, program design, and evaluation. 

Registration is Open!

Previous Grant Competitions

21stCCLC Project Guides provide applicants with timelines, guidelines to apply, information about the purpose and requirements, and the obligations of the organizations who are awarded a subgrant.

Applicant Resources

Upcoming Competitions

Cohort 16 – Application Opens in Summer 2023-Approximately $1 million available- minimum allocation $60,000-max $200,000.

Subgrantee Resources

WY 21stCCLC Annual Review