The CT Early Childhood Funder Collaborative (CT ECFC), a project of CT Council for Philanthropy is accepting proposals from existing local early childhood collaboratives (LECCs) including STRIVE, Cradle to Career Coalitions, School Readiness Councils, former Discovery Early Childhood Collaboratives, DCF/Head Start Collaboratives, and Health Enhancement Community Collaboratives, etc.) for both operational and project support to strengthen organizational capacity and implement birth to age 5 system projects. Successful applicants will also be introduced to Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) training to enhance their planning, implementation and evaluation efforts.
This funding opportunity is limited to communities that did not receive funding in March 2020 (See Section 4 for a list of communities that will receive continuation funding via a separate RFP) for operational and project support to strengthen organizational capacity and implement birth to age 5 system projects. Communities seeking to establish regional early childhood collaboratives are eligible for larger grants.
Proposals must be submitted in the form and manner specified in Section B to: [email protected]
Deadline: Monday June 21, 2021
Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”)