21st Century Enrichment Grants

2017-2018 Grant Applications Open May 1st 

Hot Spots will open applications for The 21st Century Enrichment Grants on May 1st, making funds available for 2017-2018 innovative community engagement projects, that are not accounted for in the school budget. The grants must address a 21st Century Learning Theme, an identified need aligned within the School’s Improvement/Progress Plan and outline a plan for community engagement. The purpose of the grants are to diversify elementary educational enrichment opportunities and increase student, parent, teacher and community collaborative efforts in support of out of school time.

 

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Grant Recipients!

The 21st Century Enrichment Grant Goals Are to:

  • Serve more children and school community in Maryland with high quality hands-on collaborative events
  • Maximize the impact of school community events through the modeling of strategic planning and collaborative efforts, as well as diversify available resources
  • Offer capacity building opportunities to partner in the network so they may better serve their educational community
  • Offer schools an opportunity to extend the grant into sustainable long-term projects

Collaboration Simplified

Elementary Schools are encouraged to search the approved Grant Partners below, organized by the 21st Century Learning Themes have demonstrated expertise and experience in providing relevant services that help schools to achieve the goals of The 21st Century Enrichment Grant.  Collaboration with these vendors is not required to apply, but certainly encouraged as each provides valuable support to the Grant Liaison. Check out what each partner has to offer!

Check out the links below to learn more about the pre-approved vendor partnerships available:
Environmental Literacy
  • Our Schools Program
STEM Literacy
Arts and Culture
Health Literacy

21st Century Enrichment Grant

Hot Spots Extended Care Program has partnered with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools to launch for the first time during this school year 21st Century Enrichment Grants to BCPS elementary schools to fund innovative projects not funded in the school budget.

Join Us

As a not-for-profit, we are interested in developing relationships with organizations who understand the value of our vision and the importance of developing our youth.