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CHILDREN, YOUTH, & FAMILIES

Grants to Improve the Early Care and
Educational System in Pennsylvania

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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William Penn Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/21/12

Description:

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Grants to improve education in Pennsylvania. The purpose of this funding is to promote a better early care and education system, more effective and equitable education policies, networks of developmental opportunities for older youth, and improvements to the systems supporting families. The grantmaking focuses largely on critical transitions in the lives of children as they progress from birth, through early childhood, and into young adulthood.

The Foundation provides funding for a wide variety of purposes that address the priorities within its grant interest areas. Examples of the types of grants awarded include:

- New programs, expansion of ongoing successful programs, or core programs
- Replication, in this region, of successful national practices
- Research
- Policy-related work and advocacy
- Project evaluation
- Strategic planning
- Organization capacity building
- Capital expenditures
- Publications and other public information projects
- Collaborative efforts with other non-profits

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127108

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Must serve people in the six-county Greater Philadelphia region (Bucks County, Camden County, Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, and Philadelphia County).

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

General information: moreinfo@williampennfoundation.org
Inquiries about application submission procedures: grants@williampennfoundation.org

Grant Coverage Areas:

Philadelphia Area

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania