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At INSITES this week, we share the great news that Children's Investment Fund, an affiliate of CEDAC, has received $300,000 from the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CD...
State-of-the-Art building will provide critical social and early education services to homeless children and their families
Educare Springfield: Early education takes a giant...Sep 19, 2018/
On Monday, civic partners gathered in the city of Springfield and broke ground on what will be a $14 million Educare Center, a school that will open next year and provide “a full-day and full-year program for up to 141...
Space matters: Massachusetts invests in improving ...Sep 18, 2018/
This summer, Massachusetts awarded $4 million in grants to help early education and after-school programs improve their physical spaces. The money comes from the Early Education and Care and Out of School Time (EEOST) C...
Ground broken for low-income childcare program in ...Sep 18, 2018/
Ground was broken Monday for a new childcare program in Springfield that will serve low-income families. According to a news release sent to 22News, the Educare Springfield will serve 141 children with a full-day, ye...
Published By Children's Investment Fund
Date May 2017
The Design Guidelines present standards and best practices unique to early childhood education (ECE) and out-of-school time (OST) facilities. The guide was created to be a resource for organizations applying to the Early Education and Out of School Time Capital Fund (EEOST), however the information is useful for all ECE and OST facilities in Massachusetts. Children’s Investment Fund worked closely with the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care on the creation of guidelines.