Thank you for an application for the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Center program. You will receive a PDF of your complete application within two business days of your submission. This email will come from Crystal Hall at the Iowa Afterschool Alliance.

Important Dates:

December – January  

January 2022 

March-April 2022

April – June 2022

July 1, 2022  

Grant reviewers read and score applications for funding. 


Grant reviewers conference.


Grant awards announced.


Grant contracts finalized.


Program implementation may begin with summer (note: The Federal data reporting begins the school year with summer school).