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The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is pleased to announce the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) 2017-18 Request for Proposals (RFP). To assist organizations with planning a proposal, the Application Guidance, Application Worksheet, and other supportive materials are available in the Resources section below.

NEW!!21st CCLC Application Scoring Rubric Review Webinar Registration Announcement
Applications for the 21st CCLC program will be reviewed by individuals with knowledge of the disciplines and programs provided for youth in the out-of-school time environment. On October 18th, two 60-minute webinars will be offered to assist applicants with understanding how reviewers will use the rubric to guide their scoring of the applications.

Applicants may register to attend one of the webinars by clicking on the link below:

A copy of the Application Scoring Rubric can be found in Appendix D (page 39) of the Request for Proposal Application Guidance – 2017-2018 (pdf, 731kb).

(Note: The scoring rubric has been updated and includes some changes to the 21st CCLC 2014-2015 application.)

NEW!! NCCCIP Training Registration Form: 2017-18 21st CCLC Competition
For the 2017-18 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) grants competition, all applications must be completed on the web-based grants management system, the North Carolina Comprehensive Continuous Improvement Plan (CCIP). Only applications submitted through CCIP will be reviewed and evaluated.

In order to ensure that new applicants are trained on the system, additional sessions have been scheduled. Space is limited to 21 organizations per session. This hands-on training is REQUIRED for all NOVICE 21st CCLC applicants. To register for one of these sessions, each participant must complete the Registration Form. All sessions will be held in the Education Building, located at 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.

NEW!! 21st CCLC FAQ Webinar
In preparation for the 21st CCLC 2017-18 Competition, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) will conduct four webinars titled 21st CCLC Frequently Asked Questions, 2017-18 to provide participants with background information about the federal grant and the application process. Space is limited, and interested parties should register quickly to guarantee space. Please click on corresponding link below to register for ONE of the webinar sessions:

Tuesday, September 27, 10:00 am -12:00pm   -   21st CCLC FAQ-Sept 27th_10am-12pm
Tuesday, September 27, 2:00 pm - 4:00pm   -   21st CCLC FAQ-Sept 27th_2pm-4pm
Thursday, September 29, 10:00 am -12:00pm    -   21st CCLC FAQ-Sept 29_10am-12pm
Thursday, September 29, 2:00 pm - 4:00pm   -   21st CCLC FAQ-Sept 29_2pm-4pm

21st CCLC RFP Resources


Related Documents (Also available in NCCCIP grants management system)