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On Friday, November 17th, the Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations (MACDC) will celebrate its 35th anniversary at an event i...
The $4.5 million transformation of the former O’Keefe Alternative School on Franklin Street into a state-of-the-art early education center for Aspire Developmental Services is complete. “We have gone from a very s...
Massachusetts’ Financing For Child Care Provider...Oct 15, 2017/Renovations at 66 Berkeley Street CompletedSep 25, 2017/
Ellis is proud to announce that it's historic building at 66 Berkeley Street opened on June 26, 2017, after significant renovations to the facility. The building has been owned by Ellis since 1924 and now houses educa...Housing Bond Bill Advances Reauthorizations of Com...Sep 20, 2017/
United Way praised the Joint Committee on Housing for including two key provisions in the Housing Bond Bill that advanced today on Beacon Hill that would strengthen neighborhoods and early education programs. The Housi...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.