Early Childhood

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Funding Opportunity: Strengthening Local Early Childhood Collaboration

The CT Early Childhood Funder Collaborative (CT ECFC), a project of CT Council for Philanthropy is accepting proposals from existing local early childhood collaboratives (such as STRIVE/Cradle to Career Coalitions, School Readiness Councils, former Discovery Early Childhood Collaboratives, DCF/Head Start Collaboratives, and Health Enhancement Community Collaboratives, etc.) to strengthen organizational capacity and implement birth to age 5 system projects. Deadline for submission is Friday, February 7, 2020.

Monday, October 21, 2019
Liberty Bank Foundation Approves $263,050 in GRants

MARKETWIDE, CT— The Liberty Bank Foundation has approved $263,050 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.

Monday, August 26, 2019
DKH Expands Family Advocacy Reach With $616K Grant

PUTNAM, CT -- Day Kimball Healthcare will expand a home visiting program through its Family Advocacy Center because of a $616,000 grant from the state’s Office of Early Childhood. The grant will allow DKH to offer services to families in Columbia, Hampton, and Windham through its Nurturing Families Network. It already has programs in 13 other northeastern Connecticut towns.