Title IV, Part B: 21st Century Community Learning Centers

The 21st Century Community Learning Centers program provides before- or afterschool programs for K–12 children attending low-performing schools.

Distribution: School districts, private providers, and for-profit companies can apply for competitive grants that typically have an award length of 3 to 5 years. Grantees must serve public-school students in high-poverty schools.

How the funds can be used: 21st Century programs can provide a wide variety of enrichment activities including academic remediation, tutoring, music, art, technology, health, counseling, and recreation.

21st Century Dept of Education website