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Public School Early Childhood Education Grant Application

The School Readiness Initiative (HB96), passed during the 2014 Legislative Session, authorizes the State Board of Education to solicit proposals from qualifying early childhood education programs for quality school readiness grants.

Grant applications will be available for all public school districts and charter schools that currently conduct or intend to conduct preschool programs for three- and four-year-old children. Click here for more information.

Information about the grant proposal process will be forthcoming, but the following dates are critical to LEAs intending to apply for funds:

May 15, 2014
Letter of intent due by 5 p.m. (electronic timestamp) to schoolreadiness[at]schools[dot]utah[dot]gov(

June 1, 2014
Grant application due by 5 p.m. (electronic timestamp) to schoolreadiness[at]schools[dot]utah[dot]gov(

Grant awards will be announced after a review by the School Readiness Board in late summer or early fall.

Please e-mail any questions to schoolreadiness [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov ( after the grant application has been released.

Grant Application

Grant Application Forms

Grant Scoring Rubric

Grant Application Workshop
8:30 a.m. to noon

HB96 School Readiness SSID Instructions 

How to Enter SSID Data (Example)

Frequently Asked Questions

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