Upcoming grant opportunity – implementation grants to further prenatal through grade three alignment strategies, as announced at OCF’s annual meeting in May. These grants are intended to create stronger connections between elementary schools and the providers of early childhood care and education programs in their neighborhoods, and between schools and parents of young children. Oregon schools districts will be able to apply for up to $75,000 per year for three years. The project leadership team will also participate in a learning community and receive technical assistance.
The Request for Proposals will be released on or near August 1, with applications due on November 1. More details can be found here. To receive a copy of the RFP via email in August, please enter your contact information here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XSBM7PV .