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State-Administered Prekindergarten Programs | Allocations and Financial Forms

Allocations lists and grant award lists are published annually. Districts and grantees refer to these lists to determine their maximum funding amounts.




Allocations Lists for 2021-2022

Universal Prekindergarten (UPK)

UPK Expansion

Grant Award Lists for 2021-2022

Statewide Universal Full Day Prekindergarten (SUFDPK)

Targeted Prekindergarten (TPK)

2021-2022 Universal Prekindergarten Expansion Grant for New Full-Day Placements for Four-Year-Old Students

Differentiating the 2021-2022 Non-competitive UPK Expansion Allocation from 2021-2022 Competitive Universal Prekindergarten Expansion Grant for New Full-Day Placements for Four-Year-Old Students

The 2021-2022 Universal Prekindergarten Program (UPK) Application on the Business Portal is only for a school district’s UPK allocational funding. This includes existing State-funded UPK allocations that were originally provided to school districts prior to 2021-2022 and new Federally funded UPK expansion allocations provided as of 2021-2022. As opposed to competitive grant awards, these allocational funding streams are non-competitive because they have already been assigned to each school district in accordance with a formula set forth in New York State Education Law Section 3602-E.

The recently announced 2021-2022 PreK RFP is a competitive grant program with a distinct and separate application process. Please refer to the information provided on the RFP’s announcement web page when applying for this new grant.

Financial Forms

The New York State Education Department's Office of Grants Finance provides financial forms and guidance for managing funds. Consult Grants Finance's forms page to access the most current and relevant forms and their instructions, including the following:

  • FS-10: used for submitting an initial proposed budget
  • FS-10-A: used to amend a previously approved budget
  • FS-10-F: used to submit final expenditures for a previously approved budget

NYSED's State Aid office provides UPK enrollment output reports. UPK districts may refer to these reports to determine if their allocation budget must be amended.