Preschool Development Grant
Preschool Development Grant in Arizona
Arizona's Preschool Deveopment Grant Birth-5 (PDG B-5) Application can be reviewed here:
In December 2022, Arizona was awarded the Preschool Development Grant Birth-5 (PDG B-5) Renewal Grant. This is a 3-year grant with a total of $42 million in funding. Grant initiatives include increasing access to high quality early learning programs for children Birth-5 years old, building early childhood educator capacity, supporting family engagement, and increasing inclusive settings for children with disabilities.
Click HERE to view the official federal announcement and PDG B-5 allocations by state.
Recorded Informational Webinars
These are the most recent webinars with up-to-date information and timelines.
PDG Information Session 2 (English) Recording
Segunda Sesion de Informacion de PDG (Español) Grabación
PDG B-5 Grant Timeline - Year 1
|Jan 2023||PDG B-5 Informational Webinar Session 1|
|Feb 2023||PDG B-5 Informational Webinar Session 2|
Subgrant Eligibility List Posted
ECE Workforce Specialist Position Posted
ECE Inclusion Specialist Position Posted
|Apr 2023||Startup/Expansion & Subgrant Applications Posted|
|May 2023||Startup/Expansion & Subgrant Applications Reviewed|
Startup/Expansion & Subgrant Applications Awarded
Mini Grants to CTE ECE Programs
Initial Site Visits for PDG Awarded Programs
Arizona Teacher Academy (ATA) Scholarships
|Aug 2023||Startup/Expansion & Subgrant Program Begins|
ECQUIP (Early Childhood Quality Improvement Process) Plans Due (Sept 30)
|Oct 2023||Revision Begins for Program Guidelines for High Quality Early Education: Birth through Kindergarten|
Posted March 2023
The official announcement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Early Childhood Development regarding PDG awards can be found on the HHS Website.