Funding ARCHIVE

  • The Connecticut General Assembly kicked off its 2019 session on Wednesday, January 9, and will finish on June 5. Governor Lamont has released his proposed budget (Click here to see the entire proposal, and here for his budget address). For CSDE’s After School Grants, the line item is flat funded at $4,720,695  for each of […]

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  • Despite the weather outside, summer is just around the corner! The Coaltion for New Britain’s Youth is happy to assist in the distribution of the 2019 New Britain Summer Learning Experiences request for proposals.   This year’s program will be from July 22nd through August 9th. FAQ’s about the three Summer Learning Experiences: Summer Enrichment […]

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  • The New York Life Foundation is seeking applicants for its Aim High local grant program to support afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving middle schoolers. A total of 26 grant awards will be made nationwide. Take a look to see which grant category is a good fit for you, and apply! Three grant categories: ● $100,000 over […]

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  • Earn $$$ for your After School Program through this Research Opportunity

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  • The Connecticut After School Network, in collaboration with the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium is offering mini-grants of $1000 each to fund five after school programs across Connecticut in an effort to expand STEM learning in an experiential way.

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  • The Office for Early Childhood which oversees child care centers including after school programs has two different, but both vitally important, opportunities for you to provide feedback: Draft Licensing Regulations: Some big changes on these including to head teacher certification https://surveyentrance.com/run/oc/p2203g/start Child Care Development Fund Plan 2019-2021: Concerns Care4Kids and also state investment in quality […]

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  • ​One-day Volunteer Opportunity, with a Hawaiian theme! NEW DATES ADDED! The Connecticut State Department of Education is currently looking for a few good grant readers to help them evaluate grant proposals for after school programs. This is an unpaid, one or two-day (your choice!) volunteer commitment on either (or both): Friday, September 8, 2017  and/or  Thursday, September 21, 2017

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  • A 21st Century Community Learning Center (21stCCLC) Bidders Conference will be held on Tuesday, August 29th from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at CREC Central Office (111 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford). The 21stCCLC Request for Proposals is expected to be posted to the CT State Department of Education website on August 21st. Proposals must be submitted by September 22nd. Eligible applicants must serve schools […]

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  • The 2017 State Department of Education After-School Grant Program for Grades K-12 Purpose: To implement or expand high-quality programs outside school hours that offer students academic/educational enrichment and recreational activities in grades K-12 that are designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of participating students. The Request for Proposal has now been posted […]

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  • Update on Funding for State After School Grants: The Governor and the State Legislature continue to negotiate on the final state budget for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2017. While the legislature is not considering the original proposal to block grant the funds by combining it with five other programs, the afterschool line item […]

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