21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) and After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) Grant Program 2024-25

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The purpose of the 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) Program is to support community learning centers for students in grades nine through twelve with academic enrichment opportunities and activities designed to complement students' regular academic program.


An estimated $29 million in funding has been allocated for ASSETs Programs proposing to serve high school students in grades nine through twelve (Cohort 15), starting in state FY 2024–25. Applicants awarded an ASSETs grant will receive a five-year grant of up to $254,500 per year, per site, subject to semiannual attendance and other reporting requirements. Grant awards are contingent upon the availability of ASSETs Program federal funds authorized in the California State Budget

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

 Examples of entities eligible to apply for 21st Century funds include:

· LEAs, including school districts and county offices of education, and direct funded charter schools

· Private schools, provided that they serve public school students

· Nonprofit agencies

· Public entities, city and county government agencies, organizations, or other private entities

· Institutions of higher education

· Native American tribes or tribal organizations

· CBOs

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
May 2024
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
5 years

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
$50,000 – $254,500
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • Federal
The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Advances & Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

Funding determined based on students proposed to serve.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
1-916-319-0923, ExpandedLearning@cde.ca.gov