Provider Application Process

PHLpreK Application for Funding

The City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families is pleased to provide important information regarding the application process for PHLpreK in Fiscal Year 2021 (program year 2020-2021).

All provider locations (new and current) who completed the Letter of Interest (LOI) and determined Eligible or Conditionally Eligible to move forward in the full application phase are required to complete an FY21 PHLpreK application to be considered for funding in FY21.

Providers must also attend a Mandatory Pre-Application session. Register here.

For more information about the process (eligibility, PHLpreK program overview and expectations, important dates and where to direct questions) is available in this PDF version of the application.

Applications, including all supporting documentation, must be submitted via Reviewr no later than 5:00 p.m. Philadelphia, PA, local time, on Friday, April 7, 2020. The link to the web-based application will be made available by the Pre-Application sessions.

Mandatory Pre-Application Conference Sessions

Applicants MUST attend one of the following Pre-Application Conference Sessions
(no online/web-based options will be offered; applicants must appear in person)

Register Here

March 2, 2020

1:00 – 3:00 pm


4:30 – 6:30 pm

March 4, 2020

1:00 – 3:00 pm


4:30 – 6:30 pm

March 6, 2020

9:30 – 11:300 am

March 7, 2020

9:00 – 11:00 am

All sessions will be held at:

1500 Market St. Philadelphia, PA 19102
East Tower, Lower Mezzanine Conference Center

 Questions may be directed to