Local First Steps Partnership Formula Grant - SC First Steps

Local First Steps Partnership Formula Grant

Per South Carolina law, the South Carolina First Steps Board of Trustees awards grants of state funding to local First Steps partnership organizations in order to fill gaps in services for children 0-5 in their county, as determined by the partnership’s needs and resources assessment and long-range comprehensive plan. As a condition of receiving state funds, partnerships must demonstrate compliance with a set of 46 minimum qualifications. View the complete list of minimum qualifications here.

First Steps local partnership organizations
Focus Area
Programs, Core Functions, Partnership Operations

How to Apply

All local First Steps partnerships must complete and submit the FY23 Formula Funding Grant Application, including all required attachments, by May 2, 2022. Year-end information, including a resource development plan and all required governance documents, must by submitted by July 15, 2022. All data must be entered completely and accurately in the First Steps data collection system by July 15, 2022.

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