2020-21 Research Grant Initiative for Early Language and Literacy Practices Request for Proposal

The Deal Center is pleased to announce its second round of Research Grants for Early Language and Literacy Practices. We invite you to respond to our request for proposals. Deadline is October 28, 2020.


Eligible applications must exhibit the following characteristics:

  • This research grant is only open to University System of Georgia Institutions and State
  • Cross-sector collaboration between applicant and partner organization. Examples
    include GA Department of Public Health and Emory University School of Nursing;
    Georgia State University and the Rollins Center, Atlanta Speech School; University of
    Georgia and the McPhaul Childhood Development Lab
  • Address on of the conditions for all children to be on the path to reading proficiently—
    and beyond—as defined by the four pillars of language nutrition, access, positive
    learning climate, and teacher preparation and effectiveness.
  • Demonstrate the capacity to show implementation progress by December 1, 2020

Download Request for Proposal