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Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities


Kindergarten Readiness Partnership & Innovation Program (KPI)

The Early Learning Kindergarten Readiness Partnership & Innovation Grant Program invests in promising models for connecting early learning and K-3 education across the state, and promotes community and school partnerships that result in measurable increases in children’s readiness for kindergarten.

The Grant Program is designed to establish scalable and replicable models for P-3 alignment at the local level, with a focus on shared professional development for early learning providers and kindergarten teachers, supporting successful transitions into kindergarten for all children, and engaging families as equal partners in children’s learning and development.

Oregon Student Child Care Grant

The Oregon Student Child Care Grant Program was established to assist parents enrolled in post-secondary education obtain safe, dependable care that supports their children’s development while allowing completion of the parent’s academic programs.

Click the button below to learn more about the program, eligibility requirements and application process.

Request for Application

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February 21, 2017Child Care Resource & Referral Request for Application Release

You are invited to apply!

The Early Learning Division is now accepting Requests for Application to be a Child Care…

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Request for Proposal

There are no requests for proposals at this time.

Equity Fund

Families from historically underserved populations have the least access to early learning programs. The Equity Fund will provide grants for beginning or expanding kindergarten readiness and family support programs that reflect the unique culture, language, and lived experience of children of color and Native children.

Equity Fund Survey: Open until Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

This survey will help the Early Learning Division understand more about how culturally-specific organizations deliver services and how the Equity Fund can help grow the capacity of these organizations to serve more children and families. Participation is optional, responses are for informational purposes and will not affect funding decisions.