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State After School Grant – Update 6/5/2023

The Connecticut State Department of Education is about to release its Request for Proposals for the After-School Grant Program for Grades K-12 for the two-year period ending June 30, 2025.

New Round of After School Funding – RFP is LIVE!

Applications for these grants use the state’s eGMS (electronic grants management system) and the application process will be entirely online. These two-year grants are to implement or expand high-quality programs outside school hours that offer educational enrichment and recreational activities that are designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of students in grades K-12. Some additional funding has been set aside for programs serving towns with populations under 7,500, so small communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Grant amount: Minimum $25,000 per year, Maximum $200,000 per year.

Bidder’s Conference – MAY 24 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, click here for Zoom Meeting recording. (Use PW RPR#9=&h). Additional materials realated to the Bidder’s Conference.


The grant application will be available very soon on SDE’s grant management system (eGMS) here: – search for After School Grant (New) for FY2024. There are instructions and training links on this page in the right hand column. If you do not already have a log-in and password for the eGMS system, please contact the following individuals as soon as possible:

You must move the grant application beyond just the submitted stage through to LEA Superintendent/ Authorized Rep Approved step by this deadline.

Current grantees, school administrators and previous applicants will receive an email from with instructions.

Grant applications deadline July 10, 2023, 11:59 PM.

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