Children's Fund of Connecticut
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
FARMINGTON, CT -- The Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI) awarded $125,000 in grants to improve efficiency and reduce unnecessary use of emergency departments by youth with behavioral health needs and explore the role of pediatric primary care in promoting population health.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
FARMINGTON, CT -- Children's Fund of Connecticut and Child Health and Development Institute President and CEO Jeffrey Vanderploeg teamed up with past president and CEO Judith Meyers to share tips for running a successful foundation in the January issue of Grant Makers in Health. Their article was based on CHDI's Celebrating 20 Years publication and includes five key components and nine lessons learned.
Friday, September 28, 2018
FARMINGTON, CT -- At the annual Board of Directors Meeting on September, 14, 2018, Glenn Focht and Seth Van Essendelft were elected to serve a full term (2018-2021) on the Children's Fund of Connecticut and Child Health and Development Institute
New Report Highlights A Better Way to Assess the Developmental Needs of Children in Early Childhood Systems
Thursday, January 18, 2018
FARMINGTON, CT -- A new report released by the Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI) examines how Connecticut and communities in four other states are using MLDA to efficiently assess and address the needs of these children. Support for this work was provided in part by the LEGO Children's Fund, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and The Children's Fund of Connecticut.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
HARTFORD, CT -- Early Childhood Obesity is the focus of three Connecticut-based foundations as they combine forces to award $194,884 in grants for obesity prevention projects in Connecticut. The grants are funded with contributions from the Children’s Fund of Connecticut (CFC), the Connecticut Health Foundation, and Newman’s Own Foundation and will be administered by CFC’s non-profit subsidiary, the Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI).