IDEA Preschool Discretionary Grants

Program Description: A portion of the state set-aside dollars of the IDEA preschool grant are distributed as targeted grants for statewide systems change initiatives to ensure the greatest impact on the maximum number of children in Wisconsin.

Who is Eligible to Apply: An invitation process is used to address initiatives identified by the State Superintendent reflecting identified statewide needs.

Amount of Funds Available: Our FY2012 award is unknown at this time.

For more information, contact: Claudia Kessel, Grants Specialist, Special Education Team, at (608) 267-2349,

Other Information and Resources:

  • IDEA Statewide Initiative Grant Application
  • Budget Application