FAIRFIELD — Grants of $10,000 per site are available for the First 5 Solano prekindergarten academies in summer 2014 and the agency is looking for proposals from qualified applicants to run the services.
First 5 Solano expects to award multiple grants based on classes of 24 children each and sessions running at least four weeks. It intends to award funding in as many different parts of the county as possible.
All public schools in the county are eligible to apply, as well as organizations such as licensed, appropriately certified preschools and organizations that provide early childhood education in a licensed setting. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 2014. A mandatory workshop for applicants will take place Jan. 15 and Jan. 17, 2014.
Go to www.solanocounty.com/depts/first5/default.asp for more information.
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