Community Partners

Our free preschool partners include Great Start Readiness Programs
sponsored by:

Alphabet Soup

AppleTree and Gilden Woods

David D. Hunting YMCA

Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative

Eastminter Preschool

Education Station

Ellington Academy

Everyday Wonders

Grand Rapids Early Discovery Center

Grand Rapids Community College

Head Start

Hill Child Development Center

Hope Academy

Kent ISD

Lighthouse Academy

New Branches

Rainbow Child Care Center

St. Stephen

River Sprouts Early Childhood

Second Congregational Church

West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science

Additional Great Start Readiness Programs are sponsored by the following school districts:

Byron Center Public Schools
Caledonia Community Schools
Cedar Springs Public Schools
Comstock Park Public Schools
Forest Hills Public Schools
Godfrey Lee Public Schools
Godwin Heights Public Schools
Grand Rapids Public Schools
Grandville Public Schools
Kelloggsville Public Schools
Kenowa Hills Public Schools
Kent City Community Schools
Kentwood Public Schools
Lowell Area Schools
Northview Public Schools
Rockford Public Schools
Sparta Area Schools
Thornapple Kellogg Schools
Wyoming Public Schools

The districts with the most income-eligible children are Grand Rapids, Godwin Heights, Godfrey Lee, Wyoming, Kelloggsville, Kentwood, and Comstock Park. Last year, school districts within Kent ISD had free preschool openings that went unfilled because not enough qualifying families applied.

Partner Resources & Digital Assets for Download


Website Banner


Vertical Website Banner


Detailed Website Ad


Half Page Flyer

English & Spanish PDF Document


English & Spanish PDF Document

Yard Sign

English & Spanish PDF Document