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  • Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program


    The 21st CCLC Grant supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program is free, at no cost to students or their families, and helps students meet state and local standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math, offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs, and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.

    Program Activities:

    • Remedial Education and Academic Enrichment
    • Reading, Math and Science
    • Homework Help
    • The Arts and Music Education through Cultural Awareness
    • Physical Education and Recreational Activities
    • STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math 
    • Project Based Learning
    • Career Exploration (Middle School Only)
    • Programs that promote parental involvement and family literacy

    Last Update: December 1, 2022/pdezso

Site & Contact Information

  • NEW GRANTS for 2022-2023

    Manatee Elementary-80 Students Grades K-5
    1609 6th Ave East Bradenton, FL 34208

    (941)741-3319 - Craig Drinko


    Palmetto Elementary-80 Students Grades K-5
    1540 10th Street West Palmetto, FL 34221

    (941)723-4822 - Jane Steininger


    Palm View K8-120 Students Grades K-8
    6025 Bayshore Road Palmetto, FL 34221

    (941)723-4812 - Mary Alligood


    Lincoln Middle-80 Students Grades 6-8
    305 17th Street East Palmetto, FL 34221

    7:45am-8:45am before school program

    4:15pm-5:45pm after school program
    (941)721-6840 - Santiego Rivers


    Electa Lee Middle-80 Students Grades 6-8

    7:45am-8:45am before school program

    4:15pm-5:45pm after school program
    4000 53rd Ave West Bradenton, FL 34210
    (941)727-6500 - Melissa Causey

    STARS Grant
    Program is in Year 3 School Year 2022-2023
    Operates Monday-Friday when school is in session.

    Ballard Elementary-85 Students Grades K-5
    912 18th Street West Bradenton, FL 34205
    3:15 pm - 6:00 pm
    (941)708-8400 - Cassandra King

    Samoset Elementary-85 Students Grades K-5
    3300 19th Street East Bradenton, FL 34208
    3:15 pm - 6:00 pm
    (941)708-6400 - Nuris Fanning & Deelah Jackson