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Robert Hursh Quality Matters

Grant to a Rochester, New York Nonprofit to Promote
Early Childhood Care and Education

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Rochester Area Community Foundation

LOI Date:

04/18/19

Deadline Date:

05/24/19

Description:

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Grant of $10,000 to a Rochester, New York nonprofit organization for early-childhood programs that benefit the children of the City. Funding is intended to maintain and improve early-learning programs and promote a high standard of care for Rochester children from birth to age eight, with an emphasis on high-needs children and their families.

Funding priorities are for innovative projects that enhance the knowledge and skills of caregivers and teachers, improve the quality of their teaching and interactions with children, and produce measurable positive outcomes for children.

Examples of strategies that will be considered are projects that will:
- Improve the interaction of families, care providers, and teachers to create learning-rich environments that stimulate children’s curiosity, exploration and independence;
- Create specialized early childhood and child development training for teachers, child providers as well as other professionals and education leaders that fill a needed gap;
- Design and test new approaches, practices, interventions that support children’s social/emotional, physical, or language skills; or
- Create and evaluate new professional development opportunities that utilize nontraditional approaches (i.e. modules, online learning, and collaborative learning).


GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185056

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$10,000

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

One $10,000 grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be 501(c)(3) organizations — or be sponsored by charitable, nonprofit organizations — and serve city of Rochester children.

Pre-Application Information:

Letters of Intent must be submitted online by April 18, 2019. Full applications will be due from selected organizations by May 24, 2019.

Contact Information:

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

To begin a Letter of Intent, click here: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=racfg

Nancy Kaplan, Coordinator
nkaplan@racf.org

Rochester's Child
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607-1912
585.341.4411
grants@racf.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York: Rochester