2017 Grants Awarded: Early Childhood Development


Action for Children$90,000Chicago, ILdescription
Illinois Action for Children will continue the Grassroots Leadership and Organizing Initiative (GLOI) for FY2015 policy and advocacy activities. This is a multi-year grant awarded in 2015.
Advocate Charitable Foundation$80,000Park Ridge, ILdescription
Advocate Health Care will build capacity among pediatric primary care providers to consistently and effectively screen for mental health conditions in children ages 0-5 years.
Build Initiative$50,000Boston, MAdescription
BUILD This is a general operating support grant.
Child Care Services Association: TEACH$150,000Chapel Hill, NCdescription
Child Care Service Association through T.E.A.C.H. will increase its outreach strategies; develop effective tools that support state Projects and the field at large; and improve the education, compensation and retention of the early childhood workforce. This is a multi-year grant awarded in 2015.
Erikson Institute$85,000Chicago, ILdescription
Erikson Institutes Family Child Care Specialist Training project will enhance its online training modules and develop a tool to assess and improve the quality of relationship-based services to family child care.
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc.$225,000Boston, MAdescription
This is a multi-year general operating grant awarded in 2015.
Latino Policy Forum$50,000Chicago, ILdescription
Latino Policy Forum This grant supports Latino Policy Forum's Quality Bilingual ECE Programs for English Language Learners. The work focuses on strengthening the early childhood bilingual workforce pipeline and advancing recommendations and lessons learned with national stakeholders.
National Association for the Education of Young Children$50,000Washington DCdescription
National Association for the Education of Young Children The grant supports Power to the Profession (P2P)—an initiative using the recent IOM report as a springboard for action to ensure that all early childhood teachers—regardless of setting—have the knowledge, skills, and competencies to deliver the high-quality early learning experiences that research demonstrates can lay the foundation for children’s success in school and later life.
New America Foundation$100,000Washington, D.C.description
New America Foundation will generate and advance policy ideas to improve access to early learning from the pre-kindergarten years through elementary school.
Ounce of Prevention Fund$145,000Chicago, ILdescription
Ounce of Prevention Fund Educare Follow-Up Study will gather data from graduates and their families to refine its program and inform the field.
Parent-Child Home Program$180,000Garden City, NYdescription
Parent Child Home Project will prepare under-resourced families for school success through its family childcare provider model, a new communications campaign, and the Technology Curriculum. This is a multi-year grant awarded in 2015.
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley$225,000Berkeley, CAdescription
This is a multi-year general operating grant to the Center for the Study of Childcare Employment awarded in 2015.
Strategies for Children$100,000Boston, MAdescription
Strategies for Children will secure and ensure that state and local investments and policies are scaleable and improve outcomes for children.
The University of Washington$315,000Seattle, WAdescription
This grant is restricted for the National P-3 Center. This is a multi-year grant awarded in 2015.