2019 Summer Grant
*District contracts were sent out to Directors of Schools via email on 3/19/19. Program directors should communicate with their central offices to confirm receipt.*
Timeline for the 2019 Read to be Ready Summer Grant
September 11, 2018: 2019 summer grant application opens
October 22, 2018, 5:00 p.m. CDT: 2019 summer grant application closes
December 6, 2018: 2019 awards anounced. A full list of awarded districts and sites can be found here.
February 6-7, 2019: Summer grant conference option #1 (Knoxville, TN)*
February 14-15, 2019 : Summer grant conference option #2 (Franklin, TN)*
February 20-21, 2019: Summer grant conference option #3 (Jackson, TN)*
May 7-8, 2019: Summer grant conference option #4 (Nashville, TN)
May 9-10, 2019: Summer grant conference option #5 (Nashville, TN)
June 17, 2019: All camps must begin by this date
*Limited spots available. Priority registration will be given to program directors who have not previously hosted a camp/attended training and their teams.
If you have any questions, please email ReadtobeReady.TN@tn.gov.
An investment of Child Care and Development Block Grant Funds by the Department of Human Services made the expansion of the 2019 summer grant program possible.