Ready4K Equity Grant

Equity Grant

ParentPowered, home of Ready4K, received new grant funding to help organizations support their economically disadvantaged families.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Do you serve economically disadvantaged families?

Ready4K Equity Grant awards, which are based on the percentage of economically disadvantaged families an organization serves, help cover a portion of the costs of Ready4K for up to 3 years.

Awards are granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Request the Application


Fill out the form below to access the one page Ready4K application.

Awards are typically provided within 3 days of submission.


Equity Grant Award Levels

Ready4K is deeply committed to serving economically disadvantaged families. That’s why we’re proud to offer qualifying organizations an Equity Grant — to ensure our high quality family curriculum is available in every community.

Head Starts and Schools & Districts with 80% or more of their students eligible for free and reduced price lunch qualify for the maximum award levels. Awards for other organizations are based on percentage of economically disadvantaged families served, with awards up to:

Tier 1

Commit to implementing Ready4K for

1 year

Program Fees Covered:

75% of fees

Tier 2

Commit to implementing Ready4K for

2 years

Program Fees Covered:

100% of year 1

25% of year 2

Tier 3

Commit to implementing Ready4K for

3 years

Program Fees Covered:

100% of year 1

50% of year 2

What Parents Are Saying About Ready4K

"The messages give me reassurance that we are learning age appropriate life skills and that my child is on the right path to being ready for K!"

Age Range: PK

"These texts have given me ideas for games to play, and advice on how to handle new situations. Very helpful!"

Age Range: Toddler

"I feel more confident because they give me an idea of what is age appropriate for my children."

Age Range: Elementary

"I dig it! Not too heavy handed, but helpful tips."

Age Range: Infant

"We’re spending more quality time together by working through the different suggested activities. We have more one on one time."

Age Range: Elementary

"Thus is my 1st time receiving text regarding parenting information and so far I am loving it."

Age Range: PK

"They provide quick easy activities that I can do with my child."

Age Range: Infant

"I love getting the text and the information is very useful."

Age Range: Elementary

"They remind me of ways that I can continue to support her growth and development!"

"The tips and activities provided in the messages have been easy to incorporate into our daily routine and have noticeably improved our interactions and has given us the opportunity to make our normal activities more fun."

Ready4K Programs Include:

Ready4K Curricula

Your choice of Ready4K curriculum. All are sent to families using the most equitable technology available: text message.

Core whole child


Personalized Learning

Partner Support

Everything from one-click enrollment to supplemental teacher and family resources to dashboard access. 

Impact Data

Family outcomes data includes engagement, quarterly family survey results, and an End-of-Year Impact Report.

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