Early Childhood

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Liberty Bank Foundation Approves $241,500 in Grants

CONNECTICUT -- The Liberty Bank Foundation has approved $241,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations serving Liberty Bank’s market area and surrounding towns to support programs that will provide early childhood education, affordable housing, and basic human needs.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Stamford's Summer Preschool Program Expands in Second Year

STAMFORD, CT -- The Stamford Public Education Foundation’s Summer Start program, housed at Stillmeadow Elementary School, runs a six-week preschool for students from low-income families who have had no formal academic schooling. I It’s made possible with $90,000 of funding provided by United Way of Western Connecticut, Legg Mason, and Impact Fairfield County, which provided $100,000 to be used over the course of two years.

Thursday, July 5, 2018
New Reach Out and Read Research Underway in Connecticut

MIDDLETOWN, CT -- Reach Out and Read has launched a new research study being conducted in Connecticut. Thanks to the generous support of The Grossman Family Foundation, and The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr/ U.S. Bank Foundation, the study, "Rx for Success: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Technology-Based Dialogic Reading Training Incorporated into the Reach Out and Read Program" started enrolling families in April of 2018.