High Quality School Readiness Expansion Grant
|Grant Title:||High Quality School Readiness Expansion Grant|
|Funding Source:||Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) CFDA# 93.558|
|Maximum Award Amount:||N/A|
|Expected Number of Awards:||10|
|Estimated Total Program Funding:||$1,000,000.00|
|Application Deadline:||March 23, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.|
|Program Start Date:||July 1, 2017|
|Program End Date:||June 30, 2018|
The High Quality School Readiness Program Expansion Grant (HQSR-E) is intended to expand access to high-quality school readiness programs for eligible students to increase school readiness, improve academic performance, and reduce remediation costs associated with poor academic outcomes. The HQSR-E Grant program provides grant funds to existing private early childhood programs deemed high quality, as determined by the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale ECERS-3, ECERS-R and additional rubric criteria.
The following programs may apply:
- Programs certified as high-quality by OCC; and
- Programs that have the physical capacity to expand services to additional low income four-year- olds.
Programs that currently participate in either the High-Quality School Readiness Grant or the DWS, OCC, High-Quality Preschool Project are not eligible.
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