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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 2024-2025

New York State-Administered Prekindergarten programs will be funded by three funding sources during the 2024-2025 school year. The Office of Early Learning has provided this 2024-2025 Funding and Overview to summarize those sources.

The Office of Early Learning publishes field memos explaining allocations and grant award lists, including guidance on the following topics:

Please Note: The 2025 enacted State budget removed the supplement-not-supplant requirement for State funds, allowing school districts to access their SUFDPK grant awards before accessing or even exhausting their UPK allocations. Please see the Supplement not Supplant memo for direction and examples to aid you in your fiscal decision-making for the 2024-2025 prekindergarten program year.

Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) Allocations


Grant Award Lists for 2024-2025

Statewide Universal Full Day Prekindergarten (SUFDPK) Grant Awards (14-15)

  • New York State funded grant awards for full day four-year-old students
  • Awarded during the 2014-2015 school year

SUFDPK Consolidated Grant Awards (21-24)

  • Awarded during the 2021-2022, 2022-2023, and 2023-2024 school years


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.