New Jersey Department of Education

Extended Learning Program Activities-Year 1 of 3

Division: Learning Supports and Specialized Services
Office: Student Support Services


View Published NGO Document (Microsoft Word)
Note: The NGO has been revised. Please see Section 1.2 ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY (page 2) and Section 1.4 STATUTORY/REGULATORY SOURCE AND FUNDING (page 8).

Purpose: The Extended Learning Program Activities (ELPA) Year 1 of 3 is pilot program, using funds awarded under the federal 21st Century Community Learning Centers program, which was developed to support enrichment and engaging activities that are part of an expanded learning program that 1. provides students with at least 300 additional program hours before, during, or after the traditional school day; 2. supplements but does not supplant regular school day requirements; and 3. carries out by entities that meet federal priority requirements. Eligibility to apply for this ELPA grant is open to all NJ public or private agencies who submit a joint application that consists of at least one LEA (including charter schools, jointure commissions and special services school districts) that receive funds under Title I and another entity (another Title-I funded LEA; a non-public school; a community based organization; a city or county government agency; faith based organization; for-profit organization; institution of higher education; or Indian tribe). The first year of this three year program is September 1, 2017-August 31, 2018.

Eligible Agencies: New Jersey public or private agencies who submit a joint application with at least 1 local educational agency

Approximate Number of Awards: 3 Grant Program Type: Competitive
Total Amt. Available: $750,000 Application Due Date: 4/27/2017

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