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Notice of Intent to Apply for 21st CCLC Grant

The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program provides federal funding to establish or expand community learning centers. These centers provide students with opportunities for academic enrichment, youth development, and family support during non-school hours or during periods when school is not in session. The 21st Century Community Learning Centers provide a broad array of services, programs, and activities that are designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of participating students. Examples of programs include homework help, STEM/STEAM enrichment, social and emotional learning, fitness, and partnerships with many entities that provide programming to both students and family members. Avondale Elementary School District is currently completing an application for 2024-25 funding for the 21st CCLC grant program serving Michael Anderson School and Wildflower Accelerated Academy.

The application deadline is March 4, 2024. Anyone who wishes to review the application or offer suggestions should contact Leah Wotherspoon at Avondale Elementary School District office (623) 772-5043 or via email