Featured Grant: After School Education and Safety Program

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December 9, 2011 Funding to provide literacy, academic enrichment and safe alternatives for students in Kindergarten through ninth grade, during the after school hours. After school programs must have two components: an education and literacy component and an educational enrichment component. The education and literacy element must include homework help and tutoring services to aid students in meeting state standards. An educational enrichment element must offer additional services that supplement the school's academic program; this may include health/nutrition promotion, career and work preparation activities, community service-learning and other youth development activities.

CDE Link: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ba/as/

Deadline: Applications due January 13, 2012
Eligibility: Local Educational Agencies, including charter schools, serving grades K-9
Award: Up to $112,500 for elementary schools; Up to $150,000 for middle schools

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