Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
Grants to Massachusetts public schools, private schools, and community organizations for extracurricular initiatives that provide youth with academic, social, emotional, and physical programming throughout the year. Funding is also intended for the professional development of educators. The after-school and out-of-school time (ASOST) programs and services are inclusive of before-school, after-school, vacation, and summer programming as well as extensions to remote learning enrichment center/program hours beyond school time
The main priorities for this grant are to improve the quality of ASOST programs and services by supporting:
Competitive Priority (for Category A) will be given to:
Budget expenditures may include, but are not limited to the following:
GrantWatch ID#: 143608
An entity may submit ONE application under only ONE of the following categories for:
- Category A: Up to $50,000 for one site, or up to $80,000 for two or more sites to support program quality enhancements (during the school year and/or summer) at existing ASOST sites.
- Category B: Up to $30,000 to support regional or statewide professional development, which includes networking opportunities, for other ASOST providers.
Upon approval – 08/31/2021 and pending budget appropriation, continuation of funding will be available in fiscal year 2021-2022 (FY2022) for a total grant period of one and a half years. Eligibility for funding FY2022 is based on meeting grant requirements and submission of year-end report and continuation grant.
Fund Code: 530
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