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Grants and Contracts

Grant and Contracts


Early Childhood Education Degree Completion

Are you passionate about helping students earn degrees in early childhood education? The Early Learning Division (ELD) is offering grants to qualifying community partners who wish to develop their own community consortium focused on removing barriers and opening access to early childhood education degree completion. Who can apply? Both new applicants and current grantees who wish to expand an existing consortium are invited to submit proposals.

Proposers must partner with an institute of higher learning or a Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) program in order to qualify.

The Request for Grant Proposal will be posted soon to the OregonBuys platform. If you are not registered on OregonBuys, we invite you to do so now. Registration will allow you to be alerted when there are relevant partnership opportunities with Oregon state government.

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.

Equity Survey and Guidance

The purpose of the survey is to understand your experiences with equity requirements, identify strengths and areas for improvement, create technical assistance, and develop resources to meet your needs and support your work.

Complete the survey for your organization by the due date listed in your grant or contract agreement.

If your organization has multiple grants or contracts, please complete one survey for each grant or contract. If you have questions about the survey, please contact your program manager or contract administrator at ELD.

Grant and Contract Resources

  • Administrative Cost Limit Letter | June 11, 2021
  • Administrative Costs Policy #ELD-001 (v.2) for Early Learning Division (ELD) – last updated 10.11.21