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​PA Pre-K Counts Grants

Expanding access to high-quality, early childhood education is a proven investment and priority for the Wolf administration. Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts provides high-quality pre-kindergarten services to at-risk three- and four-year olds at no cost to families. Children living in families earning up to 300 percent of the federal poverty level are eligible to apply. Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts is offered in school districts, Keystone STARS 3 and 4 child care programs, Head Start programs, and licensed nursery schools. A listing of the Pre-K Counts competitive grant awardees for 2022-23 appears below. To learn more about Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts, visit the COMPASS website.

​Agency N​ame
​County Served
​Fu​nding Awarded
Aliquippa School District
Allegheny Intermediate Unit
Allegheny $170,000.00
Allegheny Valley School DistrictAllegheny
Altoona Area School DistrictBlair $320,000.00
Amazing Kidz Academy LLCPhiladelphia $800,000.00
Blessed Beginnings Preschool and Childcare LLCLycoming $300,000.00
BlueprintsWashington $200,000.00
Bradford Tioga Head Start
Bradford; Tioga $595,000.00
Brandywine Heights Area School DistrictBerks $150,000.00
Bright Minds Bright BeginningsPhiladelphia $100,000.00
Building Blocks Child CenterMercer $80,000.00
Busy Little Beavers, Inc.Montour $120,000.00
Cambria County Child Development CorporationCambria $500,000.00
Central Susquehanna Intermediate UnitColumbia $180,000.00
Chersie M Rachal (Appleseed Learning Center)Westmoreland $200,000.00
Child Care Services, Inc./ Owl Hill Learning CenterLancaster $400,000.00
Child Development Centers, Inc.Erie $400,000.00
Children of Joy Christian AcademyLehigh $485,000.00
Chippewa Noahs ark LLCBeaver $170,000.00
Christ cornerstone productions academy llcDauphin $180,000.00
Clark Agapakis (LITTLE LIFE ENRICHMENT CENTER)Adams $400,000.00
Community Services for Children, Inc.Lehigh; Northampton $1,000,000.00
Creative Play Day School (Creative Education, Inc)Chester $50,000.00
Crispus Attucks Association of York PAYork $200,000.00
Cynthia K. Franck's Child Care, Inc.Allegheny $200,000.00
Discovery Multiple Intelligences Preschool/ Discovery MontessoriLackawanna
Dr Gertrude A Barber Center, INCErie $80,000.00
Duck Hollow Discovery Learning Center, Inc.Fayette $600,000.00
Edison Early Learning Center, LLCLackawanna $400,000.00
Freckles and Frills, Inc/ The Wellkind School for Early LearnersLackawanna
Good Shepherd Child Care Center, Inc./ Greentrees Early Learning Center
Pike $300,000.00
Greater Philadelphia Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA of Philadelphia and VicinityMontgomery $380,000.00
Greater Wyoming Valley Area YMCALuzerne $200,000.00
HANSEL & GRETEL SCHOOLDauphin $750,000.00
Heavenly Daycare and Learning Center IncPhiladelphia $200,000.00
Hempfield Area School DistrictWestmoreland $400,000.00
Highlands School DistrictAllegheny $510,000.00
Hosanna House Inc/WeciAllegheny $250,000.00
Huntingdon Area School DistrictHuntingdon $200,000.00
Kiddie City Early Learning Center INCLehigh $800,000.00
Kiddie Prep Academy LLCPhiladelphia $200,000.00
Kids Kademy II L.L.C.Allegheny $300,000.00
KinderCare Education LLC/ KUEHG/ KinderCare-LancasterChester; Cumberland $400,000.00
Lawrence County Social Services, Inc.Lawrence $400,000.00
Learning My Way MontessoriPhiladelphia $100,000.00
Lehigh Valley Children's Centers Inc.Carbon; Lehigh $490,000.00
Little Archies Clubhouse Daycare Center, LLCLehigh $180,000.00
Little Cubs Daycare and Learning Center LLCWestmoreland $250,000.00
Loyalsock Township School DistrictLycoming $180,000.00
Maple Unified Student Academy IncAllegheny $170,000.00
Mechanicsburg Learning CenterCumberland $250,000.00
Millcreek Township School DistrictErie $150,000.00
MMJJ INC./ Winnie the PoohNorthumberland $150,000.00
Moppets on Mulberry LLCBradford $200,000.00
MT AIRY CHURCH OF PHILA INC.Philadelphia $150,000.00
MultiCutural Community Resource CenterErie $200,000.00
Nessa’s Small Steps child care LLCCarbon $175,000.00
Norris Square Community AlliancePhiladelphia $400,000.00
Oley Valley School DistrictBerks $150,000.00
Overbrook Little Learners, Inc.Philadelphia $90,000.00
Panther Valley School DistrictSchuylkill $300,000.00
Philadelphia City SD/ The Philadelphia City SDPhiladelphia $800,000.00
PIC of Westmoreland/Fayette IncAllegheny; Westmoreland $640,000.00
Pigtails & Inkwells Day Care Center, Inc./ Once Upon A TimeWashington $200,000.00
Pittsburgh Public School/ Pittsburgh SDAllegheny $300,000.00
Playtime Daycare LLCLehigh $350,000.00
Pre-K Kids Learning Center, Inc.Lawrence $200,000.00
Resurrected Community Development CorporationLehigh $200,000.00
River Valley Regional YMCALycoming $200,000.00
River Valley SD (formerly Blairsville-Saltsville SD)Indiana $200,000.00
Saeed Family Corporation DBA Building Blocks Learning CenterLuzerne $1,000,000.00
Seneca Highlands IU9
McKean; Potter $260,000.00
Seton Hill Child Services Inc.Westmoreland $380,000.00
Somerset Academy Early Learning CenterPhiladelphia $300,000.00
Stepping Stones Preschool IncBradford; Tioga $160,000.00
Sun Bright Childcare and Learning CenterPhiladelphia $400,000.00
Tableland Services, Inc.Somerset $100,000.00
The Children's Center/ Volunteers of AmericaLehigh $180,000.00
The Education Institute for Early Intervention
Delaware; Philadelphia $500,000.00
The Learning Lamp, Inc.
Cambria $300,000.00
Third Street Alliance for Women & ChildrenNorthampton $400,000.00
Thomas Child Care and Learning AcademyAllegheny $50,000.00
Tri-Star Child Care Inc
Lackawanna $400,000.00
TROB ENTERPRISES LLCLawrence $200,000.00
United Way of Bucks CountyBucks $520,000.00
VickiandDucCare LLC/ The Margaret George School and Childcare CenterMontgomery
Wilson School DistrictBerks $360,000.00
Youth Enrichment ProgramsDelaware $200,000.00
Zion Education Center, Inc.Mercer $35,000.00