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

Enrollment/General Information
210.206.PREK (7735)

Grant Applications are now Open

The Pre-K 4 SA Competitive Grants Request for Proposals (RFP) applications are now open! Applications open on September 18, 2017 and are due October 27, 2017. Awards will be announced in March 2018, and recipients will receive funding for the 2018-2020 school years.

Grants are available in the following categories: 

  1. Public/charter schools
  2. Private/parochial schools
  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 

Apply: Download the application at the City of San Antonio's Purchasing website under the bid name "Competitive Education Grants for Pre-K Four Programs": Apply here

Learn More: View a summary of the Grants Program: 2018-2020 Pre-K 4 SA Grants Overview

Questions: For questions on the application, contact Laura Sambrano at 

Pre-Submittal Meetings 

Pre-K 4 SA will host two Pre-Submittal Meetings for interested applicants to ask questions about the application content, process, and submission. These meetings are not required, but attendance is highly encouraged. Applicants may register for one or both of the meetings. 

Pre-Submittal Meeting 1: Tuesday, September 26 at the Pre-K 4 SA East Education Center, 5230 Eisenhauer Road. 
      Public/Charter - 4:00 pm 
      Private/Parochial - 5:30 pm
      Child Development Centers - 7:00 pm

Pre-Submittal Meeting 2: Saturday, September 30 at the Pre-K 4 SA North Education Center, 3635 Medical Drive.
      Public/Charter - 9:30 am
      Private/Parochial - 11:00 am
      Child Development Centers - 12:30 pm

Register for a Pre-Submittal Meeting here.


Application Timeline   

Milestone Date
Grant Application Workshop 1  September 6, 2017 
Grant Application Workshop 2 September 13, 2017 
RFP Application Opens September 18, 2017
Pre-Submittal Conference 1 - Pre-K 4 SA East Education Center
September 26, 2017
Pre-Submittal Conference 2 - Pre-K 4 SA North Education Center 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