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Application Process

Sixpence Grants range from $75,000-$150,000 with a 100% match from the local community. Matching dollars can be existing federal, state or local dollars, private, or in-kind resources. School districts who partner with at least one other community-based entity to serve at risk children birth to three are eligible to submit proposals.

A panel of professionals knowledgeable in early childhood care and education will review and score applications. Recommendations from the external panel will be provided to the Sixpence Board of Trustees for approval and ultimate selection.

Very young children learn through play and discovery. These early experiences lay the groundwork for all future social, emotional and intellectual development.