Field Building Grants
|Year||Organization and Summary||Amount||Location||Description|
|2022||First Up||$20,000||Philadelphia, PA||
This grant will support the engagement of State Institutes of Higher Education partners to review and develop actionable steps to prepare the Early Childhood Workforce in Pennsylvania.
|2022||Illinois Action for Children||$20,000||Chicago, IL||
Illinois Action for Children will provide training and technical assistance to help child care providers apply for the state’s upcoming Strengthen and Grow grants opportunity.
|2022||National Center for Teacher Residencies||$20,000||Chicago, IL||
In addition to promoting policy recommendations developed from Black Educators Initiative, this effort will be a stepping off point for NCTR into the policy landscape as it develops relationships and experience in effectively promoting its policy priorities.
|2022||Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy||$20,000||Boston, MA||
Through EdImpact, Rennie and its partners will engage key stakeholders to ensure federal dollars are invested in equitable and effective practices that will enable students and communities to recover from the disruptions causes by COVID-19.
|2022||Start Early||$20,000||Chicago, IL||
This project will gather timely information that will inform strategies for building interest in early childhood policy efforts, and ultimately, will influence the State’s early childhood policymaking decisions.
|2022||Teach Plus||$20,000||Philadelphia, PA||
As Dr. Tony Watlington becomes the first new School District of Philadelphia superintendent in 10 years, Teach Plus will invest the new superintendent in teacher leadership and solidify Teach Plus’ connection over his first six months, opening avenues for increased district-wide impact over policies and instructional practices.
|2022||The Education Trust||$20,000||Washington DC||
Despite the feeling that the nation is emerging from the pandemic, the education crisis is far from over as schools address unfinished learning, a teacher shortage, and mental health issues resulting from pandemic illness, deaths and economic harms. This grant supports the Rapid Response Desk (RRD), a collaboration that gathers district-informed input and monitors education challenges so that it is poised to influence policy and budget decisions that will be most impactful for these challenges.
|2022||The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley||$20,000||Berekeley, CA||
The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE) will develop a toolkit that can be broadly available to early care and education (ECE) stakeholders and educators.