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.
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.
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.
Trust for Learning (the Trust) is pleased to announce a request for proposals (RFP) for projects that will build on its work of expanding highly developmental early childhood education, or Ideal Learning. The deadline for submissions is August 31, 2018.
DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) will announce the launch of Cora’s Kids, a program to invest $1 million over the next 3-5 years to support new family childcare centers in Danbury at a press event on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 9:00 am at the Danbury Fair Mall Center Court.
NEW YORK, NY -- Inside Philanthropy writes about CCP Member Trust for Learning, " A collaborative for early education has attracted some big names, while urging funders to stop picking favorites within the field and focus instead on convening stakeholders and encouraging collaboration."