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Apply for a Grant From Target. Preschool Development Grants. In January of 2014, the FY2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act (P.L. 113-76) provided $250 million for Preschool Development Grants.

Preschool Development Grants

On August 18, 2014, the U.S. Department of Education & the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services posted the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the "Preschool Development Grants. " Funds are available for two types of grants: Development Grants (for states with small Pre-K programs or not State Pre-K) and Expansion Grants for states serving more than 10% of eligible children and/or a Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grant.

Award winners were announced on December 10, 2014. The RGK Foundation. Grant Program RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of Education, Community, and Health/Medicine.

The RGK Foundation

The Foundation's primary interests within Education include programs that focus on formal K-12 education (particularly mathematics, science and reading), teacher development, literacy, and higher education. Within Community, the Foundation supports a broad range of human services, community improvement, abuse prevention, and youth development programs. Human service programs of particular interest to the Foundation include children and family services, early childhood development, and parenting education. The Foundation supports a variety of Community Improvement programs including those that enhance non-profit management and promote philanthropy and voluntarism. Although there are no geographic restrictions to the Foundation's grantmaking program, the Foundation no longer accepts unsolicited requests for international agencies or programs.

Farm to Preschool. Stay Current Farm to School Mailing List The Farm to Preschool e-newsletter will be now be folded into National Farm to School Network’s (NFSN) monthly e-newsletter, which is sent to more than 13,000 farm to school advocates, supporters and partners across the country.

Farm to Preschool

In addition to its regular story features, resource highlights and policy updates, the NFSN monthly e-newsletter will bring farm to preschool perspectives and priorities to a larger audience and align our work at the core of the farm to school movement. To sign up for the NFSN’s newsletter scroll to the footer of the Farm to Preschool page. Earlychildhood NEWS - Article Reading Center. Each year millions of grant dollars that could support child care programs are never awarded.

Earlychildhood NEWS - Article Reading Center

Why? Because directors and staff do not know how to locate or write grants. How to Get a School Grant: Is My School or Organization Eligible for Grants? I get a lot of questions from schools and other organizations about their eligibility for grants.

How to Get a School Grant: Is My School or Organization Eligible for Grants?

It’s a legitimate question, and I want to spend a little time in this blog explaining grant eligibility. Then, in my next post I’ll discuss how you can use the free grant database that Discount School Supply provides you to determine whether or not you are eligible for specific grants. First of all, two types of organizations are eligible for the most grants. They are public schools and non-profit, 501(c)(3) organizations. The next two types of organizations in line for grant eligibility are private schools and other types of non-profit organizations. Many public schools truly do not have the money to operate as they should, especially if they have large populations of at-risk students from low-income families. Other organizations that receive a large amount of grant money are the non-profits with a 501(c)(3) designation. Check This Out! Financial Education Services – School Grants Program. CompareCards’ Financially Literate Youth (FLY) program is funding up to $20,000 for the upcoming school year to go towards financial education.

Financial Education Services – School Grants Program

A recent report by the Department of the Treasury found that financial education in schools, even in small amounts, does increase financial knowledge and capability, even one year after program implementation. By providing this opportunity for schools to win one of four school grants, we hope to see positive results from the implementation of a financial education program in our school systems. Any public, private, or charter school in the United States applying for a FLY grant must meet the following criteria: Applications not meeting the above criteria will not be accepted. Visit our FAQ page to see if you are eligible. The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources. Grants NEW!

The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources

Academic Enrichment Grants from the McCarthey Dressman Foundation Deadline: April 15, 2016 The McCarthey Dressman Foundation provides funds to educators who are developing in-class and/or extra-curricular programs that improve student learning. The foundation "considers proposals that foster understanding, deepen students’ knowledge, and provide opportunities to expand awareness of the world around them" and preference goes to programs that benefit children from low-income households. Mini-Grants from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Deadline: March 31, 2016 Each year, the Keats Foundation provides grants to support public school and library projects. Advancing Student Achievement Innovative Math Grants Deadline: March 31, 2016 These grants from The Actuarial Foundation "support innovative math programs that open students’ minds to the practical power of math! " American Library Association Great Stories Club Grant Deadline(s): April 15, 2016.