ESEA Title IV Part B 21st Century Community Learning Centers


Due Date


November 1, 2019

Cohort 6 RFA Released

November 6, 2019

Wednesday (9am - 11am)

Webinar 1: Intro to the 21st CCLC Grant Overview

21st Century 2019 RFA - Technical Assistance Webinars

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November 12, 2019

Tuesday (10am - 12pm)

Onsite #1 Technical Assistance & Grant Writing Workshop

Location: Nevada Department of Education - Las Vegas only

2080 E. Flamingo Ave 1st Floor Boardroom

Rooms: LV: Boardroom

November 15, 2019

Friday (10am – 1pm)

Onsite #2 Technical Assistance & Grant Writing Workshop

Location: Reno- UNR Cooperative Extension –

4955 Energy Way- Classroom B

This session is accessible at other UNR Cooperative offices or virtually by reservation only- please contact NDE if you wish to attend in any of the following locations: Elko, Lander, Lincoln, Pershing or other rural county extension offices.

December 5, 2019

Thursday (9am – 11am)

Webinar 2: Technical Assistance- Overview #2

To connect: see webinar #1 for login information

December 20, 2019 (Friday)

Deadline to submit the Intent to Apply form

January 9, 2020

Thursday (1pm - 4pm)

Onsite #3 Technical Assistance & Grant Writing Work shop

Location: Nevada Partners, 710 W. Lake Meade Blvd, North Las Vegas, NV (Clark County)

January 16, 2020

Thursday (9am – 11am)

Webinar 3: Technical Assistance – Program Design, Documents/ Q&A To connect: see webinar #1 for login information

January 29, 2020

Wednesday(1pm – 4pm)

Onsite #4 Technical Assistance & Grant Writing Work shop

Location: NV Department of Education Carson City & Las Vegas Rooms: CC: Battle Born & LV: Bristlecone

February 10, 2020

Monday (9am -11am)

Webinar 4: Technical Assistance – General Application Discussion/Budget Q&A

To connect: see webinar #1 for login information

REVISED-March 27, 2020

Paper Grant Application & Required Attachments Due to NDE -*Revised dates-please note review dates are subject to change due to COVID-19

  *Revised Dates – review dates postponed due to the COVID-19 closure extension

*REVISED-April 6-24 Postponed and rescheduled for June 22-July 2, 2020

Peer Review Process


State Superintendent’s Review


NDE Preliminary Results/Negotiations

REVISED-April 30, 2020  Postponed=no later than July 17, 2020

Final Award Notifications- early access to funds is available for grantees that wish to hold summer programs in June


Purpose: Federal funds administered by the state to issue competitive grant awards to eligible entities in order to establish community learning centers which provide academic and enrichment opportunities for children and their families.

1) Create community learning centers that provide academic opportunities, including tutoring, for children who attend low performing schools (K-12) in order to meet the state academic standards, are targeted to student academic needs and aligned with the school day instruction.

2) Offer students a broad array of additional services, programs, and enrichment activities, such as youth development activities, service learning, nutrition and health education, drug and violence prevention programs, counseling programs, arts, music, physical fitness and wellness programs, technology education programs, financial literacy programs, environmental literacy programs, mathematics, science, career and technical programs, internship or apprenticeship programs, and other ties to an in-demand industry sector or occupation for high school students that are designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of participating students; during before and after school hours, summer breaks or other periods when school is not in session.

3) Offer families of participating students the opportunity to actively engage in their children’s education. As well as, provide related opportunities for literacy development and other educational related services for the families.

Eligible entities: local educational agency (school districts and charters), community (non-profit) or faith-based organizations, Indian tribe or tribal organization, a public or private entity, or a consortium of 2 or more such agencies, organizations, or entities in active collaboration with low performing (CSI, TSI and ATSI) schools and partnering youth serving organizations. 

Addendum to the Cohort 6 RFA for school districts only: the following form should be used by school district (LEAs) choosing to align the consultation process for Title IV –B within their regular timeline for overall school district consultation as provided by the NV Department of Education’s Private School Ombudsman


Nevada's CSI Schools & Nevada's TSI Schools

Evidence for ESSA (external link)

IES WWC What Works Clearinghouse (external link)

For use by school districts (LEA) applicants only – Private School Consultation form