Early Childhood

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Building Healthier Communities Fund Accepting Grant Applications

TORRINGTON, CT -- The Building Healthier Communities Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, invites nonprofits to apply for program grants that support early childhood education and development by enhancing home visitation in the Greater Torrington and Winsted areas. The application deadline is May 1, 2019.

Monday, January 14, 2019
State Office of Early Childhood Welcomes Bye with $8.5 Million from Feds

HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) has announced what amounts to a welcome gift for its incoming leader, former State Senator Beth Bye, named by Gov. Lamont two weeks ago to head the state agency.  Just days ahead of Lamont’s inauguration, OEC said it had been awarded an $8,591,087 federal grant – funds intended to enable the state to design and launch better, more cost-effective systems serving families with young children.