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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Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) Grant

Deadline: September 23, 2022
Grant Range: $50,000–$150,000

  • Funds support CSI schools to implement aligned, evidence-based strategies and action steps in the School Integrated Action Plan (IAP).
  • Eligible entities include newly identified CSI Low Achievement Schools.
  • More information about the IAP can be found here.


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ESSER Rural Program Development Grant

Deadline: September 30, 2022
Grant Range: $3,000

  • Created by the Colorado Department of Education to support rural districts in planning and developing programs designed to expand learning opportunities and strengthen student engagement during the traditional school day and beyond.
  • Districts/LEAs that submit the application here will receive funding to support the development of programs to stengthen student engagement—particularly for those most impacted by the pandemic.


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21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)

Deadline: June 13, 2022
Grant Range: $100,000–$500,000

Washington’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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Alternative Learning Experience (ALE) Accelerating Unfinished Learning Grant

Deadline: Rolling (Monthly) Until All Funds Are Allocated

  • Grant focus is to identify unfinished learning and accelerate learning recovery through academic and social-emotional screening and individualized learning plans.
  • ALE refers to public schooling outside the regular classroom schedule.


*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.


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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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