Grantmaking Guidelines in Early Childhood Development
The W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation is committed to improving the healthy development of children, ages 0-8, by supporting innovative programs, initiatives and policies that benefit such children and their families. The Foundation is especially interested in organizations that:
- align preschool early learning and education with the K-3 system so that children experience developmentally appropriate, sequenced learning that enables them to be reading by the end of third grade;
- address the quality of early childhood education with a particular emphasis on leadership and workforce development;
- strengthen the system, or raise public awareness of the importance of early childhood development so that there are increased and strategic investments in the field;
- extend their impact through collaboration with others, replication or evaluation so that best practices in the field are widely disseminated.
The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.