FAQ ‒ EJKF Mini-Grants

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1. What is an EJK Mini-Grant?

A Mini-Grant is an award of up to $500 that the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation gives to eligible organizations to provide creative, innovative programs that support or extend the Common Core Standards in education. Programs may serve children from preschool to grade 12.

2. What kind of organizations are eligible to apply for an EJK Mini-Grant?

Public schools, public libraries and public preschool programs such as Head Start are eligible for EJK Mini-Grants. Organizations that charge tuition or fees, such as private and parochial schools, should not apply. Charter schools are also not eligible (see 4.).

3. Do you fund institutions or programs outside the United States?

No. We fund organizations and programs within the United States and U.S. commonwealths and territories, including Puerto Rico and Guam.