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*


American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Afterschool Program (ARP ESSER ASP) FY 2024 (Year 3)

Deadline: September 15, 2023

  • The purpose of the ARP ESSER ASP grant awards is to provide funding for the implementation of evidence-based, comprehensive after-school programs, while ensuring such programs respond to students’ academic, social, and emotional needs and address the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on the student populations.
  • It is required that the proposed after-school program has an educational component that is age appropriate and aligns with the Maryland College and Career Ready Standards.



FY2024: High-Quality Instructional Materials Purchase Grant

Deadline: September 15, 2023

  • The purpose of this grant is to provide funding for districts to purchase recently selected (new adoptions) of core high-quality instructional materials (HQIM) in mathematics, ELA, or science.
  • This grant will support the purchase and implementation of HQIM in alignment with district's instructional vision and the DESE Educational Vision for deeper learning.
  • Up to 50 percent of the costs of purchasing HQIM for one subject and grade span that have not been previously implemented


*We encourage you to review with your internal procurement team to verify current eligibility requirements and any relevant deadlines. Requirements are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. Curriculum Associates is not responsible for the accuracy, completeness, 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.


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.


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.


Professional Development

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