Grantees

We work together with our invited grantees to improve the health and development of young children by focusing on systems change in child care and early childhood mental health.

2020 Fellows

Walter Gilliam, Ph.D.

Yale Child Study Center

About the Project

  • Research into COVID-19 viral spread shows that childcare programs and schools are significant contributors. Dr. Gilliam’s study examines best practices and response tactics related to child care reopening, towards determining how to keep children, providers, and families safe.

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United Hospital Fund

About the Organization

  • United Hospital Fund (UHF) helps efforts to ensure universal, affordable, comprehensive insurance coverage and access to care—and to strengthen New York’s Medicaid program.

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Mental Health Outreach For Mothers Partnership

About the Organization

  • Mental Health Outreach For Mothers (MOMS) Partnership has successfully reduced depressive symptoms and increased social and economic mobility among over-burdened, under-resourced mothers, thereby strengthening generations of families to flourish and succeed.

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Mary’s Center

About the Organization

  • Mary’s Center is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community health center offering medical, dental, and behavioral health services for Washington, DC area families, along with social services and family literacy services.

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Low Income Investment Fund

About the Organization

  • LIIF’s investment approach is based on the understanding that sustained neighborhood transformation requires holistic, cross-sector collaboration, from quality education to affordable housing, healthy food and accessible transportation.

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Home-Based Childcare Collaborative

About the Organization

  • Home Grown is a national collaborative of funders committed to improving the quality of and access to home-based child care.

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EDAdvance

About the Organization

  • EdAdvance is one of Connecticut’s six Regional Educational Service Centers (RESCs). Its mission is to promote the success of school districts and communities in western Connecticut by collaboratively providing educational and related services.

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Early Childhood Funders Collaborative

About the Organization

  • ECFC is a collaborative of early childhood funders increasing the effectiveness of philanthropic investment in equity-focused approaches to early childhood, and promoting policies that support young children and their families.

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Connecticut Early Childhood Funder Collaborative

About the Organization

  • To bring the collective voice and resources of philanthropy to build and sustain a comprehensive early childhood system that works for all children, families, communities and the workforce in Connecticut.

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Child Trends

About the Organization

  • Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center based in Bethesda, Maryland that conducts research on children, children’s families, child well-being, and factors affecting children’s lives.

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Bipartisan Policy Center

About the Organization

  • The Bipartisan Policy Center is a Washington, DC-based think tank that actively fosters bipartisanship by combining the best ideas from both parties to promote health, security, and opportunity for all Americans.

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American Enterprise Institute

About the Organization

  • The early-childhood program at the American Enterprise Institute, led by Katharine B. Stevens, focuses on the crucial role of early childhood toward the goal of breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty in disadvantaged communities.

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All Our Kin

About the Organization

  • All Our Kin is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that transforms the quality and availability of early care and education for young children by creating and sustaining high-quality family child care programs.

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