OTHER FUNDING SOURCES - FOUNDATION & OTHER NON-GOVERNMENTAL GRANT PROGRAMS
|Citigroup Foundation Grants|
|To support programs that promote affordable, high-quality, early childhood learning experiences that prepare children to be school-ready. Priority is given to programs that improve daycare availability, standards, curriculum and staff training. Grants are also made to strengthen K–12 education in low-income neighborhoods. The Foundation's K–12 grants emphasize creation of "smarter schools" and "smarter classrooms." The "smarter schools" initiative supports improvements in the governance of public schools and higher standards for student performance. It also funds alternative schools that offer more individual attention to students as well as mentoring and tutoring. The "smarter classrooms" initiative supports creative financial literacy initiatives, innovative classroom technologies and successful school-to-work programs.
Eligibility:Nonprofit organizations and other prospective grantees with demonstrated successes.