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