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Children’s Investment Fund Awarded $300,000 from CDFI Fund to Support High-Quality Early Education Facilities
Theresa Jordan /Roger Herzog / Oct 18, 2018

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...

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Horizons for Homeless Children and WaterMark Development, Inc Break Ground on New Horizons Center
Horizons for Homeless Children / Sep 21, 2018

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...
    Eye on Early Education / 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 ...
    Eye on Early Education / 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 ...
    WWLP / 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...

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Publications
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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