The Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, a project of CCP, is please to share its new paper, Full, Equal, and Equitable Partnerships with Families: Connecticut’s Definition and Framework for Family Engagement.
WATERBURY, CT -- Thanks to the support of the American Savings Foundation and the Frederick W. Marzahl Memorial Fund, the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR) is providing a six-week Work-Based Learning Summer Program for 40 at-risk and disadvantaged boys and girls from Waterbury. Generous grants of $24,000 from the American Savings Foundation, $10,000 from the Frederick W. Marzahl Memorial Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, and in-kind contributions from CJR, have funded this unique summer program, which includes vocational training in culinary arts, video and media production, horticulture and landscaping, and entrepreneurial skills development.
WASHINGTON, CT -- ASAP! in Washington has received a $3,000 grant from the American Savings Foundation. The grant is intended to help cover costs for 60 students in Waterbury and Torrington who attend ASAP!’s two-week summer camp in July.
HARTFORD, CT -- The West Hartford YMCA received a $2,500 grant from the American Savings Foundation in support of The Power Scholars Academy™ (PSA). PSA is an evidence-based summer learning program designed to close the achievement gap for underserved students by mitigating summer learning loss for students in grades K through 5.
TORRINGTON, CT -- The Women & Girls Fund, a fund of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded a grant of $1,000 to LARC to support financial aid to single mothers to enable the
ENFIELD and MANCHESTER, CT -- Getting parents and communities engaged in purposeful play that promotes early child development is the primary goal of a three-year, $250,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to The Town of Manchester, in partnership with Enfield KITE(Key Initiatives to Education), to support Play On!.