Mini-Grants

for the

Head Start Community

Programs, Staff and Parents

The What Color Is Your Imagination? book has Head Start as part of its history.  I was a Head Start Director at the time of its creation and it was for my staff at an all staff meeting where it was first presented.  Therefore, as part of the publication of the book, I wanted to honor and involve the Head Start community by offering three mini-grants.

About the Grants

There are a total of three grants to be awarded to members of the

Head Start Community, each for $500.

The deadline for application is the release date for the printed book

September 10, 2019

The grant for Head Start Programs must be used for a Performance Standards related project or activity.  Those grants for parents or staff may be use for what ever the awardee desires.

Awardees will be announced on November 12, 2019 

UPDATE:

We are a little behind schedule by one day. 

The Announcement will be TODAY,

November 13th at 1 PM EST

on FacebookLive on the 

What Color Is Your Imagination? Facebook Page

Download Criteria Guidelines

Please see below for more details and instructions

Mini-Grant for Head Start Program 

This grant can be used for any Performance Standard related activity within a Head Start Program.  Programs wishing to apply for the grant must first complete the pre-registration survey by clicking the "Intent to Apply" link.  The grant application is a completed form and an accompanying "statement of intent" describing how you plan to use the grant funds.    

Mini-Grant for Head Start Staff Member 

This grant can be used for any purpose -- personal or professional -- by any current Head Start staff member in good standing with a Head Start grantee or delegate agency.  Staff members wishing to apply for the grant must first complete the pre-registration survey by clicking the "Intent to Apply" link.  The grant application is a completed form -- signed by the Head Start Director or Human Resources Director of the Program/Agency, certifying that the applicant is a current employee in good standing -- and an accompanying "essay" describing the most creative thing you have done as a Head Start staff person.    

Mini-Grant for Head Start Parent or Guardian

This grant can be used for any purpose -- personal or professional -- by any current Head Start parent or guardian who has a child enrolled in a Head Start grantee or delegate agency program.  Head Start parents or guardians wishing to apply for the grant must first complete the pre-registration survey by clicking the "Intent to Apply" link.  The grant application is a completed form -- signed by a Head Start Staff member of the Program/Agency, certifying that the applicant is a current parent or guardian -- and an  accompanying "essay" describing the most creative thing you have done as a parent.    

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