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Literacy Training for Childcare Staff

Grants to Vermont and New Hampshire Childcare Providers, Schools,
and Community Groups for Training Related to Early-Childhood Literacy

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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CLiF

Deadline Date:

12/12/19

Description:

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Grants of $100 and in-kind grants of books valued at $500 to Vermont and New Hampshire child care providers, school-based programs, and community organizations for staff training related to the importance of books and stories for children ages 0-5. The goal of the program is to bring together early-childhood educators for discussions and training associated with literacy. Funding is intended for programs in Vermont or New Hampshire's Upper Valley that serve low-income or at-risk children.

CLiF recently completed a professionally produced 18-minute video designed to train staff members at home and center-based childcare facilities and Head Start programs about: 1) why it is critical to share books and stories with children as early and often as possible; and 2) ways to share books and stories successfully with children from birth to age 5. 

After watching the video, providers can choose to fill out an online response. CLiF will send documentation of your learning time for use as needed for credentials or professional development. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187150

Estimated Size of Grant:

This grant provides:
1. $100 to provide food for organizing bodies to offer during the training.
2. A collection of new children's books valued at $500 for centers with staff participating in watching and discussing the video.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
- Be a child care provider, school-based program, or community organization based in Vermont or New Hampshire's Upper Valley that serves low-income or at-risk children from 0-5.
- At least 35% of the children you serve must come from low-income families based on free and reduced lunch rate for your town's school.
- Be able to gather at least 10 providers.
- Be able provide wifi or devices for attendees to complete the feedback form.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due by December 12, 2019.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://clif.submittable.com/signup?returnUrl=%2fsubmit%2f149942%2fliteracy-training-for-childcare-staff

Children’s Literacy Foundation
1536 Loomis Hill Road
Waterbury Center, VT 05677
802-244-0944
info@clifonline.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Hampshire: Upper Valley;   Vermont