Competitive Grants

Find Competitive Grant Funding Aligned to Our Products 

States and organizations award competitive grant funding through a careful and selective process. Schools or districts must apply for consideration, and eligibility criteria differ from grant to grant. Considering applying for competitive grant funding? Carefully review the funder’s grant guidelines for program requirements and eligibility criteria. 

Open Grant Opportunities*

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21st Century Community Learning Centers

Deadline: January 25, 2022
Grant Range: $50,000–$350,000
  • Grants can be used for before- and after-school, summer, weekend, and/or holiday activities that advance overall student achievement and support student success.
  • Programs should complement, not extend, the regular school day.
  • Applicants should reference the Georgia Afterschool & Youth Development Quality Standards.


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FY22 Read to Achieve: Reading Diagnostic and Intervention Grant

Deadline: January 21, 2022
Grant Range: $62,000 per Year for Two Years
  • Funds help schools support teachers in implementing a reading intervention program and evidence-based instructional strategies to address the needs of Grades K–3 students.
  • Schools awarded the grant must implement a reading intervention program for Tiers 2 and 3 and a comprehensive reading program at the Tier 1 instructional level.


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21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)

Deadline: February 1, 2022
Grant Range: Not Stated

Nebraska’s 21st CCLC grant supports after-school programs focused on:
  • Improving overall student academic success
  • Increasing positive behavior and social interactions
  • Increasing active and meaningful family and community engagement


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South Carolina

Summer Reading Camp Community Partnership Grant

Deadline: February 24, 2022
Grant Range: Not Stated
  • Grant goal is to provide “students who are significantly below grade-level reading proficiency with the opportunity to receive quality intensive instructional services and support.”
  • School districts must partner with community organizations to provide summer reading camps and support students in elementary schools with a poverty index of 40% or higher.


21st Century Community Learning Centers

Due Date: March 7, 2022
Grant Range: $50,000 Minimum
  • Programs should “raise student achievement through activities that take place primarily after school but also before school, during intersession, on the weekend, and/or during the summer.”
  • Approximately $3 million is available.


*We encourage you to review with your internal procurement team to verify eligibility. Requirements are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. Curriculum Associates is not responsible for the accuracy, legality, or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content. These links do not constitute an endorsement or approval by Curriculum Associates of any services or other content in the external sites.

What Can You Purchase with Competitive Grant Funds?

Districts and schools have used competitive grants to support Curriculum Associates products, including the ones below. If you have questions about competitive grants, please contact us. Our Grants team is here to help.


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i-Ready Learning

i-Ready Learning is a collection of high-quality instructional resources that help students learn and grow by accessing grade-level materials.


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i-Ready Assessment

Meet a wide range of assessment needs in your district with one powerful solution. The i-Ready Assessment suite provides the data teachers need to target instruction where it’s needed most.


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Professional Development

Educators of all experience levels learn carefully developed practices that help them optimize the use of our programs from day one.


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