Purpose of Program
The primary purpose of this program is to provide four-year-old students with an opportunity to access high-quality prekindergarten programs that will provide the foundation to help prepare them for future school success.
District allocations are determined by a state aid formula prescribed in legislation, using data supplied to SED by each district. Eligible districts and their allocations are listed on the Statewide Prekindergarten Programs website: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/upk/.
Two or more eligible districts may submit a joint application. Special instructions apply to joint applications.
Application Due Date
One original application and one original and two copies of the FS-20 budget must be postmarked by Friday, July 11, 2014 and submitted to:
New York State Education Department
Office of Grants Management
89 Washington Avenue, Room 375 EBA
Albany, NY 12234
Attn: Universal Prekindergarten Application
Questions regarding the UPK application may be directed to the Early Learning Team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grant Application Documents
Original Grant Application Posting Date: April 30, 2014