Foundation / Corporation
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
06/03/19 11:59 PM CDT
Grants to Kansas and Missouri nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational and religious institutions to improve education for children from birth through age five in the Kansas City region. Funding is intended to improve current program provision through curriculum enhancements, capacity building, child screening and assessment, and teacher and leader development.
Programs in Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas and Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties in Missouri enrolling at least forty percent children from lower-income families are eligible for grants. Organizations working directly with early learning programs on quality improvement initiatives also qualify for this opportunity.
Programs are required to use an evidence-based tool to assess kindergarten readiness (or progress toward) or be applying for funding to adopt such a tool as part of the project.
GrantWatch ID#: 185843
Up to $100,000 per year over two years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Kansas: Johnson and Wyandotte Counties; Missouri: Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte Counties