Do you have a creative idea for early childhood care and education that you have wanted to put into practice? If you are a member of this organization, and can translate your idea into an application for funding, the New York Association for the Education of Young Children may have a Mini Grant waiting for you.
Each year NYAEYC awards five or six small grants, in amounts up to $500, to applicants who have submitted the most effective proposals for mini projects to enhance programs for young children. These proposals must contain developmentally appropriate objectives. Also, other groups should be able to replicate the project easily and at minimum cost.
The Mini Grant program has been in place for over 15 years. Among past winners have been teachers and assistants, family day care providers, school administrators, consultants, and college professors. Funded projects have included, among others, such topics as: parent-child relationships, home-school links, literacy in the home, curriculum development, assessment, staff and pre-service training, and conflict resolution. We encourage you to give it a try!
The application window for the 2019-2020 mini grants has closed.
Applications will next be accepted in the summer of 2020.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (518) 867-3517.