South Carolina Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers
What You Need to Know
NUMBER OF AWARDS
FUNDER MATCH REQUIREMENT
As detailed in 4201(b)(1)(B)(3), eligible organizations include local educational agencies (LEAs) (i.e., school districts), community-based organizations, Indian tribe or tribal organization, and other public or private entities. All applicants must meet the criteria of a joint applicant to be considered for funding (see Appendix A. Definitions of Terms Used). A joint applicant is at least two organizations that together submit a single application proposing a project to serve a school in an eligible school attendance area in which not less than 40 percent of the children are from low-income families, or not less than 40 percent of the children enrolled in the school are from such families. At least one of the organizations must be a school or LEA, and the other organization must be an entity other than a school or LEA.
Applicants may propose to serve students that are attending schools eligible to receive Title I funding. However, applicants may not propose to implement programs at a school or a site that is currently receiving 21st CCLC funds nor propose to serve students who attend schools that are currently receiving 21st CCLC funds.