State Programs - After School Programs - Non-school Districts
CSFA Number: 586-84-2069
Agency Name
State Board Of Education (586)
Agency Contact
Connie Denney
Short Description
Communities, with school districts as lead applicants, can apply for competitive grants to develop partnerships with local governmental entries, education organizations, faith-based organizations, civic organizations, and philanthropic groups to activate initiatives.
Subject Area
Program Function
Objectives and Goals
The purpose of the After School Program grant awards are to:
• Improve academic outcomes for students;
• Provide opportunities for enrichment activities in a safe and healthy environment;
• Provide opportunities to strengthen public, private, and philanthropic partnerships so that quality support services are more durable for students facing the greatest challenges.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Grantees may participate in the National School Lunch After School Snack Program and/or Child and Adult Care Food At Risk Program to augment offerings to students.
Strong relationship with local school or district must be documented.
Eligibility Requirements
Eligibility criteria for non-school district applicants:
• Serving 90 percent or more low-income students (minimum 100 students)
• Documented success in raising academic outcomes
• Documented evidence of a strong relationship with the local school or school district
• Documented evidence of effective enrichment activities and increased student safety
• Documented evidence of effective grant management
• Registered under the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act
The After Schools Matter Program will not be eligible due to the $2.5 million appropriation provided in PA 99-0524.
Eligible Applicants
Nonprofit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Grants will awarded through a competitive opportunity for funding
Post Assistance Requirements
Quarterly fiscal and programmatic reports through IWAS system.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
ISBE Funding and Disbursements Manual; Compliance with the provisions of the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act, 30 ILCS 708/
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $2,500,000
FY 2020 : $3,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details20-3999APNot Applicable12/13/2019 - 01/31/2020 : 4PM