Grants ARCHIVE

  • The Connecticut State Department of Education has released its Request for Proposals for the After-School Grant Program for Grades K-12 for the two year period 7/1/19 – 6/30/21. The State Department of Education has posted two videos to help with this process, which can be found here: Part 1 Part 2 For the first time, […]

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  • Grant Readers Needed for After School Proposals 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, volunteer commitment to read and evaluate three or four proposals (maximum of 40 pages each) and score them on […]

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  • State After School Grant increased by $1 million! The Connecticut General Assembly completed the 2019 legislative session at midnight last night and passed a budget bill that Governor Lamont is expected to sign. The line item for the State Department of Education’s After School Grants was increased from $4,720,695 to $5,720,695 for the upcoming year. […]

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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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  • 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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  • After 117 days without a state budget, the Connecticut General Assembly has passed a veto-proof, bipartisan budget and sent it to Governor Malloy. The state-funded afterschool line is in there for $4.7 million, only a small cut from last year. (Here’s the actual bill that passed.) As with any budget there are winners and losers, and […]

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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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