ARPA Education Grants

Education grants that the City of Scranton looks to support with American Rescue Plan Act funding including educational catch-up programs to address lost learning opportunities, as well as needed literacy and financial literacy programs.

Grant Applications Opening in the Future

Non-Profit Grants for Literacy/Finances Programs

Intended Applicants:  Non-profits 501(C)(3) or 501(C)(19)
Types of Awards: Subrecipient Awards
Award Amounts Available: Up to $50,000 or to an amount of need that may be clearly demonstrated by applicants.

The city is seeking applications for Literacy and Financial Literacy Programs. Funding may be applied for and used to develop, or expand, new and existing financial literacy, literacy and educational programs, GED, Adult Basic Education, and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs.

Non-Profit Grants for Educational Catch-Up Programs 

Intended Applicants:  Non-profits 501(C)(3) or 501(C)(19)
Types of Awards: Subrecipient Awards
Award Amounts Available: Up to $50,000 or to an amount of need that may be clearly demonstrated by applicants.

The city is seeking applications for programs to prevent learning loss due to the shutdown of school-based learning in addition to growing anxiety and depression within student populations.

ARPA provides foundational funding to begin to tackle some of these challenges through expanding opportunities to access resources and bridge the technology gap across all populations.

Eligible, approved expenses include:

  • creating wrap-around services for students
  • accelerating student learning activities
  • summer enrichment programs\

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