Welcome to the Valley of the Sun AEYC Mini-Grant Initiative for the 2017-2018 school year. We are pleased to offer this mini-grant to help foster good work in Maricopa county, as related to VSAEYC’s mission. We are offering grants from $200 to $5000. Application deadline for this cycle is August 13, 2017.
Please carefully read qualifications required.
We welcome your questions. Please email questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please address your inquiry to “Grants Committee” and use the subject line “Mini-Grant Application”.
To qualify for a Mini-Grant Consideration:
- Only organizations incorporated as an Arizona 501(c)(3) non-profit serving children and families in Maricopa County, Arizona will be considered. Please be prepared to provide your organization’s IRS Tax Identification Number.
- In this application you will be asked to briefly describe how your organization would use the VSAEYC Mini-Grant. How does it relate to VSAEYC’s mission, as listed below? What outcomes are you hoping to achieve and how will your organization measure performance to outcomes?
- In this application you will be asked to provide a proposed budget.
- Organizations affiliated or accredited by NAEYC will receive grant preference.
Valley of the Sun AEYC Mission Statement:
We are a dedicated group of professionals that work to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children here in Maricopa County, Arizona.