Pre-K 4 San Antonio
Competitive Grants

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North Education Center
210.206.2800  |  3635 Medical Dr.

South Education Center
210.206.2700  |  7031 S. New Braunfels

East Education Center
210.206.2850 | 5230 Eisenhauer Rd.

West Education Center
210.206.2900 | 1235 Enrique M. Barrera Memorial Parkway

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210.206.PREK (7735)

Pre-K 4 SA Grant Application Workshops

Pre-K 4 SA is releasing the application for a new round of grants on September 18, 2017 for the 2018-2020 school years. Come learn more about the grants program and upcoming application at our Pre-K 4 SA Grant Application Workshops! 

Grant Application Workshop Details

Date: Wednesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 13

Location: Pre-K 4 SA South Education Center, 7031 S. New Braunfels 

Time: Please attend the meeting for your school or program’s category:

  •         Public ISDs and charter schools: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
  •         Private and parochial schools: 5:30 – 7:00 pm
  •         Child development centers: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

RSVP: Please RSVP to by emailing your agency name, category, the number of people attending from your program , and the dates you plan to attend.

At the Pre-K 4 SA Grant Application Workshops, interested applicants will learn about:

  •          Grant goals and allowable projects
  •          Eligibility and requirements to apply
  •          Scoring criteria for how proposals will be evaluated
  •          Application format
  •          Tips on submitting your strongest application
  •          Question and answer session for interested applicants 

      Pre-K 4 SA strongly recommends all interested applicants to attend at least one of the Grant Application Workshops. Workshop attendance will be considered during the evaluation of submitted proposals. Applicants are welcome to attend one or both Workshops. 

Pre-K 4 SA Grant Categories 

Pre-K 4 SA offers Competitive Grants to improve program and teacher quality in early childhood education programs across San Antonio. Grants are available to the following categories:

  1. Public/charter schools;
  2. Private/parochial schools; and
  3. Child development center 1: Licensed centers with accreditations including NAEYC, NECPA, NAC, Texas Rising Star 4, or Texas Rising Star 3
  4. Child development center 2: Licensed centers with Texas Rising Star 2 accreditation or unaccredited centers seeking to become accredited 

2018-2020 Request for Proposals 

Pre-K 4 SA will release a Request for Proposals (RFP) to award grants to public/charter, private/parochial, and child development center applicants for the 2018-2020 school years. Grants are awarded for a one year term with the option for a one year renewal. 

Applications will open on September 18, 2018 and will close on October 27, 2017. 

Milestone Date
Grant Application Workshop 1 *Interested applicants are encouraged to attend* September 6, 2017 
Grant Application Workshop 2 *Interested applicants are encouraged to attend* September 13, 2017 
RFP Application Opens September 18, 2017
Pre-Submittal Conference 1 September 26, 2017
Pre-Submittal Conference 2 September 30, 2017
RFP Applications Due October 27, 2017
 Pre-K 4 SA Evaluation of Applications November 2017-February 2018
Anticipated Board of Directors Approval of Awardees March 2018
Grant Contracts Begin July 1, 2018

2016-18 Recipients

Pre-K 4 SA awarded the first round of grants for the 2016-17 school year. After successfully implementing their plans and completing a year one evaluation, all of the Pre-K 4 SA grant recipients were renewed for a second year of funding for the 2017-18 school year. 




North East ISD



Northside ISD



San Antonio ISD



Harlandale ISD



Archdiocese – Hope for the Future



Edgewood ISD



East Central ISD

Public/Charter $200,000

Southwest ISD



St. Mary Magdalen



KinderCare Learning Centers



Family Service Association



YMCA Early Learning Centers



Daughters of Charity Services



La Petite Academy



Nite Owl Child Care



Summerlin Childcare & Learning Center





Pre-K 4 SA Grants Factsheet


Do you have questions on the Pre-K 4 SA Grants Program or the upcoming application? Email to learn more.