PRIME Time Preschool Grants Available for NW and SE Louisiana Sites


PRIME TIME is pleased to announce the availability of an early childhood program grant aimed at improving school readiness and reading habits amongst preschool aged children and their families.

Deadline:  Friday, August 1, 2014

Award Announcement:  Friday, August 8, 2014

Grant Value:  app. $12,000 annually

Grant Period:  3 years (Fall 2014 – Spring 2017)

Minimum Programming:  2 preschool programs annually

Eligible Applicants:

Licensed childcare facilities and schools with preschool programs serving educationally and economically vulnerable families. Specifically, the facilities and schools must be located in one of the specified regions and parishes:

  • NW LA:  7 grants will be awarded to childcare facilities located across Caddo, Bossier, Red River, and Desoto parishes.
  • SE LA:  8 grants will be awarded to childcare facilities located across Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes.

Application Submission Information:

  1. Click to access the online application system.
  2. If establishing a new account, ensure that the organization profile is complete and accurate.
  3. If the organization account is established, log in to your existing account using your personal username and password.
  4. Click the “Apply” link on the left side of the screen in the dark gray panel.
  5. Choose the current “PRIME TIME Preschool-Northwest & Southeast Louisiana” application.
  6. Complete the application by the deadline:  Friday, August 1, 2014.

 Additional Information:

◦       Tuesday, July 15th @ 10:00 a.m.  Join the meeting.

◦       Thursday, July 17th @ 3:00 p.m.  Join the meeting.

Learn more about the benefits and impact of PRIME TIME Preschool.  Contact Tara Zapp ( or 504-620-2627) for additional information and/or guidance.

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