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YWCA of Central Mass and Community Leader, Linda Cavaioli- Empowerment in Action
Bronia Clifton / Aug 15, 2018

Linda Cavaioli has made a career of empowering individuals on the margins.  As Executive Director of the YWCA of Central Massachusetts for the past 26 years, she’s made it her business to support women fleeing domesti...

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $4 Million for Early Education Programs
Governor's Office / Aug 15, 2018

The Baker-Polito Administration and the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) today announced $4 million in grant awards for facility improvements at early education and care programs that serve ...

  • Early education gets another needed boost (Editori...
    MassLive / Jun 01, 2018

    The need for a sustained, targeted improvement of Massachusetts early education programs is captured by some disturbing numbers from 2011. According to research done by the Children's Investment Fund, 20 percent of fa...

  • Governor Baker Signs $1.8 Billion Affordable Housi...
    Office of the Governor / May 31, 2018

    BOSTON — Today, Governor Charlie Baker signed An Act Financing the Production and Preservation of Housing for Low and Moderate Income Residents (

  • Massachusetts Early Education and Out-of-School Ti...
    United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley / May 31, 2018

    BOSTON – Leaders from four leading organizations focused on improving the quality of early education and out-of-school time programs today celebrated the passage of critical funding for the construction and renovation ...

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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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