FY 2025 Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers: Maryland Out-of-School Time Programs for the Future


The purpose of the FY 2025 21st CCLC grant is to create community learning centers that provide students with academic enrichment opportunities, as well as additional services designed to complement the regular academic program.

When will the application be open?

This Grant Information Guide (GIG) was released on February 23, 2024.

Application Submission Date

Proposals are due no later than 5 p.m. on April 25, 2024.

Customer Service Support Sessions

The MSDE OST Team will hold two virtual customer service support sessions for applicants. During this session, the MSDE OST Team will provide support and answer questions regarding the application and submission process.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


If you have questions, please contact the Program Manager:

Reginald Burke
Director, Youth Development Branch
Office: (410) 767-0313


Grant Information Guide (PDF)

Application for Participation (Word)

Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

Customer Service Session March 12, 2024