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Apply Now for thread's COVID-19 Quality Initiative 2 | Alaska SEED ROOTS Award

October 08, 2020

thread, with support from The Alaska Community Foundation and the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), is pleased to offer a statewide opportunity for Alaska’s early childhood education programs and educators. thread's COVID-19 Quality Initiative 2 and the COVID-19 Alaska SEED ROOTS (Retaining Our Outstanding Teachers) Award assist those programs and educators working tirelessly to support Alaska’s children and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. thread is honored by the opportunity to help stabilize and strengthen early childhood education in Alaska.


Support for Early Childhood Education Programs

Recognizing the essential role Alaska’s early childhood and afterschool/school-age education programs have in keeping children healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, thread is providing the COVID-19 Quality Initiative 2. The COVID-19 Quality Initiative 2 provides financial support in the range of $1,000-5,000 to eligible programs. Deadline to apply is Oct. 31, 2020.

For early childhood education, exempt, and afterschool/school-age programs, click the button below for eligibility requirements and to begin the application.


Support for Early Childhood Educators

Alaska’s early childhood and school-age educators, who have been on the frontlines since the start of the pandemic, are also in need of financial assistance, which is why Alaska SEED is offering the COVID-19 Alaska SEED ROOTS Award. Individual early childhood, or school-age, educators meeting the eligibility requirements can receive $500 per person. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2021.

For early childhood and school-age educators, click the button below for eligibility requirements and to begin the application.

Support for the COVID-19 Quality Initiative 2 and the COVID-19 Alaska SEED ROOTS Award is on a first-come, first-serve basis.