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The UPK Grant Program supports quality enhancements in preschool classrooms that help promote positive outcomes and children’s school readiness. UPK grantees support activities to improve quality, such as:
EEC received 110 grant applications for FY18 and is recommending 107 grant awards totaling to $5,728,146. The grant awards and funds will support 138 preschool programs: 91 in Group & School Age programs, 38 in Family Child Care homes, and 9 in public schools.
Current UPK grants are renewal grants. Only the agencies and programs that received UPK funding in Fiscal Year 2017 are eligible to apply for the renewal grant funds. The Fiscal Year 2018 grants are not intended to expand current grantees’ UPK programs. Programs must continue to fund the UPK classrooms and Family Child Care homes selected for funding by EEC in FY 2017.
In order to be eligible, all requirements of the grant must be met. Programs must:
Any grantees that lost or failed to renew their UPK grant in FY17 are not eligible for a renewal grant in FY18.
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