Intent To Apply for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Funding 

Since the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the state of Tennessee has awarded grants to school and community-based organizations to operate 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) programs. These programs offer academic and enrichment activities to students and their parents in grades K-12, with preference given to grantees in high-poverty areas. Memphis Leadership Foundation will apply for the State Of Tennessee Department of Education FY 2017-18 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) grant funds. If you would like to provide feedback on the submission of the application or have any questions in regards to the 21st CCLC or LEAPS program, please contact Anthony Branch, Vice President by email at

 If awarded, Memphis Leadership Foundation will release a similar message notifying the community that the grant has been awarded and a brief synopsis of our program.