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2017 Read to be Ready Summer Grant

$30 million dollar investment by the Tennessee Department of Human Resources in the Read to be Ready Summer Grant program will provide summer camp access for up to 30,000 students - Read more here.
Below is the timeline for 2017 Read to be Ready Summer Grant application. Please check back regularly for additional information, including an FAQ section. To find out more about the 2016 Read to be Ready Summer Program process, please click here.
  • January 30, 2017: Application period opens
  • March 1, 2017, 11:59 p.m. CST: Priority deadline ends
  • March 10, 2017, 11:59 p.m. CST: Round one application period closes
  • March 31, 2017: Final date round one applicants notified of reward status
  • April 17, 2017, 11:59 p.m. CST: Round two application period closes  - Learn more about Round Two.
All program directors and educators serving as instructors for awarded camps will be required to attend a one-day training. The dates for these trainings are below:
  • Thursday, May 11 - Nashville, TN
  • Friday, May 12 - Nashville, TN
  • Tuesday, May 16 - Memphis, TN
  • Friday, May 19 - Knoxville, TN