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Announcement of Funding Opportunity: Universal Prekindergarten Expansion Grant for New Full-Day and Half-Day to Full-Day Placements for Four-Year-Old Students

August 4, 2022

Chapter 53 of the Laws of 2022 appropriates $25 million for additional prekindergarten grants for school districts to establish New Full-Day and Half-Day to Full-Day prekindergarten placements for four-year-old students in accordance with applicable provisions in Education Law Section 3602-ee governing Statewide Universal Full-Day Prekindergarten (§3602-ee).

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) # GC 22-010.

  • RFP# GC 22-010 is posted to the NYSED Grant RFP Web Page
  • Questions relative to this RFP must be sent to no later than close of business on August 16, 2022. A questions and answers summary will be posted by August 23, 2022.
  • Applications are due by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on September 16, 2022.
  • For additional information, please review the full RFP document.