Grantees

We work together with our invited grantees to improve the mental, emotional, and behavioral health and well-being of young children, especially those from low-income families and under-resourced communities.

2020 Grantees

All Our Kin

Project

  • A grant funded the expansion into New York City of this national nonprofit organization that trains, supports, and sustains family child care educators.

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American Enterprise Institute

Project

  • A grant supported senior fellow Katharine Stevens in her work examining the ways in which the science of early brain development relates to child care policies.

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Bipartisan Policy Center

Project

  • This grant funded longitudinal administration of a survey to assess changes in family needs and the supply, types, and quality of child care available across the country, to make recommendations  to strengthen support for working families.

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Connecticut Early Childhood Funder Collaborative

Project

  • Our membership dues support the collaborative in its mission to bring the collective voice and resources of philanthropy to build and sustain a comprehensive early childhood system in Connecticut. 

    As a collaborative member, we also made a grant to  EdAdvance for a Covid 19 emergency fund  that provided financial assistance to Connecticut child care providers.  

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Early Childhood Funders Collaborative

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  • Our membership dues support this national collaborative of early childhood funders, which is focused on 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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Home-Grown Child Care

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  • Our annual membership dues supported this national collaborative of funders committed to improving the quality of and access to home-based child care.

    As a collaborative member, we also made grants to a national Covid 19 emergency fund to provide personal protective equipment, technical and financial assistance to home-based child care providers.

    We also supported Home Grown’s to Child Trends to help fund the development of a 50-state scan of home-based provider policies and in-depth case studies of five exemplar states.

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Low Income Investment Fund

Project

  • This grant contributed to a Covid 19 emergency fund that provided financial assistance to New York City child care providers.  

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Mary's Center

Project

  • This grant contributed to a Covid-19 relief fund that provided emergency personal protective equipment, technical and financial assistance to child care providers in Washington DC.    

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Mental Health Outreach for Mothers (MOMS) and Mobile Mental Health Outreach Van

Project

  • The grant supported implementation of the MOMS Partnership in Bridgeport and for the Partnership’s data integration in New Haven.

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United Hospital Fund

Project

  • This grant has helped the organization develop a value-based payment model to support the pilot of IMPACT, a pediatric model of healthcare delivery that includes HealthySteps and will integrate maternal care, behavioral health care, and pediatric primary care, to promote optimal early childhood development. 

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Walter Gilliam, Ph.D.

Yale Child Study Center

Project

  • A grant to Walter Gilliam, Ph.D. supported a series of studies on the impact of Covid 19 on child care providers.

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