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Father Bill's & MainSpring's Innovative Approach to Addressing Homelessness
John Yazwinski, President & CEO, Father Bill's & MainSpring / Apr 09, 2021

Father Bill's & MainSpring (FBMS) manages two year-round shelters for individual adults and more than 130 shelter units for families – and as you can imagine, we have seen firsthand the impact that COVID-19 is havi...

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  • Here's how the YMCA plans to use a $1 million gran...
    The Enterprise / Dec 08, 2020

    BROCKTON — The Old Colony YMCA plans to use a $1 million state grant to renovate child care space in the city to better serve the community and invest in the downtown.

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  • Guild of St. Agnes will use $1M state grant to run...
    Worcester Business Journal / Nov 16, 2020

    Childcare nonprofit Guild of St. Agnes will run a daycare center as a future tenant of the Creative Hub Community Arts Center Worcester, powered by a $1-million grant from the Early Education and...

  • Early education funds to expand facilities, increa...
    MassLive / Nov 16, 2020

    In 2018, the reauthorization of the Early Education and Out-of-School Time Capital Fund (EEOST) in the state’s housing bond bill was important news. There was a need for sustained targeted improvements in Massachusetts...

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Design Guidelines for Construction or Renovation of Facilities for Early Education and Out-of-School Time Programs

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.

Design Guidelines for Construction or Renovation of Facilities for Early Education and Out-of-School Time Programs

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