2021 Grants Awarded: Early Childhood Development

 

OrganizationAmountLocationAward
Advocate Charitable Foundation$60,000Park Ridge, ILdescription
Advocate Children's Hospital Healthy Steps Program, in conjunction with Advocate Medical Group, will continue to engage and support physician practices serving socially-vulnerable communities to promote effective screening and management for child mental health issues and unmet social needs.
Build Initiative$50,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant provides general operating support to BUILD.
Child Care Services Association: TEACH$50,000Chapel Hill, NCdescription
This is a general operating support grant for T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood National Center.
First Up$50,000Philadelphia, PAdescription

This is a general operating support grant

Illinois Action for Children$80,000Chicago, ILdescription
This grant provides general operating support to Illinois Action for Children.
Latino Policy Forum$60,000Chicago, ILdescription
This is a general operating grant to Latino Policy Forum.
National Association for the Education of Young Children$50,000Washington DCdescription

Building on work carried out through current and previous Stone Grants, NAEYC will advance the quality of early childhood higher education programs by using NAEYC accreditation as a lever and engaging higher education leaders in championing investments in degree programs that prepare an effective, diverse, well-prepared and well-compensated ECE profession.

New America Foundation$80,000Washington, D.C.description
This grant supports New America's Early & Elementary Education Policy Program to continue to inject PreK-3rd grade policy ideas into the national education conversation and produce new policy insights to propel PreK-3rd reforms in states, school districts, communities, and schools.
ParentChild+$60,000Mineola, NYdescription
This grant provides general operating support to ParentChild+.
Start Early$115,000Chicago, ILdescription
Start Early, formerly The Ounce, will: (1) Capitalize on opportunities to advance the early childhood (EC) system in Illinois; (2) Advance the EC workforce, and (3) Lift up learnings for Illinois to inform and benefit from national conversations.
Strategies for Children$100,000Boston, MAdescription
This grant supports Strategies for Children to ensure that increasing public investments and policies are aligned, scalable and targeted to improve the lives of low-income children.