2013 Grants Awarded: Early Childhood Development

 

OrganizationAmountLocationAward
Action for Children$30,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant is restricted to the Public Policy Program: Grassroots Leadership & Organizing Initiative to mobilize the grassroots to improve early childhood policies.
Advocate Charitable Foundation$40,000Park Ridge, ILdescription
This grant is restricted to the "Enhancing Developmentally Oriented Primary Care" initiative (Healthy Steps program), which infuses developmentally oriented practice into health centers serving children from low-income families.
Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children$70,000Boston, MAdescription
This general operating grant supports BTWIC's efforts to create a better system of compensation for early educators.
Child Care Services Association: TEACH$50,000Chapel Hill, NCdescription
This grant is restricted to the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Technical Assistance & Quality Assurance Center.
Fight Crime--Invest in Kids$70,000Washington, D.C.description
This grant is restricted to the Early Childhood Workforce Development Policy Plan, which will mobilize Fight Crime members to take action on behalf of workforce policies that improve the quality of early learning.
Erikson Institute$100,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant is restricted to the New Schools Project to create PK-3 schools in Chicago.
Erikson Institute$100,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant is restricted to the research and implementation of professional development for agencies working with home-based providers.
HealthConnect One$50,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant is restricted to the community-based doula accreditation program.
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc.$75,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant is restricted to Jumpstart, which will grow its size and impact, engage alumni, and expand its influence on policies affecting early education.
New America Foundation$100,000Washington, D.C.description
This grant is restricted to the PK-3 Early Education Initiative, which will build federal and state policy support to improve access, quality and alignment in PK-3 early education.
Ounce of Prevention Fund$25,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant is restricted to the Ounce of Prevention Fund's Educare Learning Network, which will assist cities in replicating the Educare Center.
Ounce of Prevention Fund$150,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant is restricted to the Ounce of Prevention Fund's Follow-Up Study, which will document and analyze the readiness and school success of children who have transitioned from the Ounce's early education programs into K-12 schools.
Parent-Child Home Program$50,000Garden City, NYdescription
This is a general operating grant to enable the Parent-Child Home Program to embark on a growth plan.
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley75,000Berkeley, CAdescription
This grant will fund the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment validation of  SEQUAL (a measure of the adult learning environment in early education settings) and develop alternative methods for scoring and reporting results.
SFUSD PreK-3 Principal Leadership Development$100,000San Francisco, CAdescription
This grant will enable the SFUSD PK-3 Principal Leadership Development to provide principals with the training, tools and resources to implement a comprehensive Pre-K to 3 approach at their schools.
Strategies for Children$100,000Boston, MAdescription
This general operating support grant will enable Strategies to maintain budget wins for children, create a high-quality early learning system and expand their program to include children 0-8.
United Way of Massachusetts Bay: Thrive in 5$100,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant is restricted to Thrive in 5 to create a School Readiness Pipeline.
The University of Washington$105,000Seattle, WAdescription
This grant is restricted for the National P-3 Center.
Voices for Illinois Children$10,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant is restricted to providing leadership to the Communications Committee of the  Illinois Early Learning Council, will make the case for investment in early education to policymakers and the public.