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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American Rescue Plan Act Competitive Grant: Evidence-Based Summer Learning and Enrichment Programs

Deadline: October 7, 2022
Grant Range: $50,000–$500,000 Distributed over Two Years

  • Funds support school districts and community-based organizations in establishing evidence-based programs that address unfinished learning and provide enrichment through summer programs.
  • The programs should focus on at least one of the following areas:
    • Support early literacy (by Grade 3).
    • Increase career, technical, and culturally relevant education to meet student and workforce needs.
    • Close gaps by ensuring equitable education.
    • Improve safety and well-being of students through school partnerships with families, communities, and tribes.


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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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FY 2023: Building Capacity for High-Quality Instruction through EdTech 

Deadline: September 22, 2022
Grant Range: Up to $500,000 Total Available Funding
  • The purpose of this competitive grant program is to provide funds for districts to adopt or expand capacity-building programming that builds the collective expertise of educators to utilize technology to deliver high-quality instruction.
  • In addition to providing professional development opportunities for educators in effective uses of educational technology, the goal of this funding opportunity specifically seeks to fund programming that aligns to longer-term strategic plans of LEAs to develop wide-scale capacity for all classrooms to effectively leverage technology to enhance teaching and learning.


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Competitive ARP ESSER Evidence-Based Summer Enrichment and After-School Programs

Deadline: September 23, 2022
Grant Range: $20 Million

  • Funds support summer enrichment and after-school programs that provide evidence-based strategies and interventions for students and prepare them to graduate “future ready” and “globally prepared for postsecondary success and civic life.”
  • Funding supports addressing unfinished learning and learning loss.
  • Notice of Intent to Apply must be submitted by September 12, 2022.


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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.


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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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