South Carolina First Steps 4K is inviting local organizations to apply for funding to expand access to full-day, evidence-based preschool for low income four-year-olds in their communities.
Applicants may apply for up to $30,000 for the purpose of expanding access to First Steps 4K services to at least 10 additional children.
Any organization that has the facility space, ability to become a licensed child care provider, and willingness to adhere to First Steps 4K guidelines is eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include center-based child care providers as well as churches, community centers, non-profit organizations, private and charter schools, colleges and universities, hospital systems, and others. Public schools and school districts are not eligible.