American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Afterschool Program FY2023 (Year Two)


The purpose of the ARP ESSER ASP grant awards is to provide funding for the implementation of evidence-based, comprehensive after school programs, and ensure such programs respond to students’ academic, social, and emotional needs and address the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on the student populations.

Total Funds Available:  $19.5 million

Customer Service Support Sessions

The MSDE OST Team will hold a virtual customer service support session for subgrantees. During this session, the MSDE OST Team will provide support and answer questions regarding completing the application. Registration for the sessions with the dates and a video call link will be provided in a separate communication.


If you have questions about the application or the process, please contact the Program Monitor:
Reginald Burke
Director, Youth Development Branch
Maryland State Department of Education
410-767-0313 (office)

A list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers will be posted to the MSDE website following customer service support sessions

When will the application be open?

Monday, December 12, 2022

Application Submission Date:

January 13, 2023. No later than 5:00 p.m. EST