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2016

Director's Discretionary Fund
$500

Support for the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance's radio ad campaign about closing the Care4Kids program to new applicants.

2015

Director's Discretionary Fund
$5,000

Support for the 3rd Annual Red Carpet Hero Award Gala

2013

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Influencing and Implementing Effective Early Care and Education Policies$100,000

CAHS will ensure that its public policy work is effectively aligned with community outreach so that a bridge is maintained between policy makers and those implementing the policies, specifically child care providers. The organization ensures that early care and education providers have a forum through which they get information, discuss issues and inform early care and education policies.

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Improving Financial Management Systems at CAHS$50,000

Support to help improve CAHS? internal financial organization and systems, and develop a sustainable business plan.

Director's Discretionary Fund
$5,000

Support to continue to have Jill Jensen coordinate and guide the project forward.

Director's Discretionary Fund
$5,000

Support to facilitate and manage The Corinne G. Levin Fund collective process, while enabling the opportunity to provide stipends to parents who participate in Levin Fund two- day orientation and review process.

Director's Discretionary Fund
$5,000

Support for the Early Childhood Scorecard.

Director's Discretionary Fund
$2,000

Support for a six minute Parent Leadership Training Institute Breakthrough television spot.

Director's Discretionary Fund
$2,000

Support for strategic planning process and technical assistance.

2012

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Core Support$100,000

CAHS will build on its roles as a convener, a partner and an advocate to support the creation of a comprehensive early care and education system in Connecticut. CAHS is committed to building on the communities’ courage and their will to act on the knowledge that increased investments in early care and education will bring increased returns to children in our state.

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Early Childhood Communication$100,000

The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance, working with communities and other partners, will engage in a statewide communications effort that will increase understanding and knowledge of the importance of early childhood, early childhood policy, system-building and other activities happening on both the state and local levels.

2011

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Core Support$100,000

CAHS will build on its roles as a convener, a partner and an advocate to support the creation of a comprehensive early care and education system in Connecticut. CAHS is committed to building on the communities’ courage and their will to act on the knowledge that increased investments in early care and education will bring increased returns to children in our state.

Director's Discretionary Fund
$1,000

Support for the 3rd Annual Unity Day in Middletown.

2010

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Core Support$100,000

CAHS will build on its roles as a convener, a partner, and an advocate to support the creation of a comprehensive early care and education system in Connecticut. In particular, CAHS will convene early care and education providers, reach out to independent providers, and coordinate meetings of the Early Care Legislative Collaborative – a group of legislators and advocates that meet weekly during the session.

Director's Discretionary Fund
$2,500

Support for the Centennial celebration.

2009

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Improving Access to Work Supports through Online Screening$25,000

CAHS will build on existing outreach efforts by using a new technology solution to help families meet the basic needs of their children by accessing benefits such as Medicaid, HUSKY, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly Food Stamps), the Earned Income Tax Credit, and child care subsidies.

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Core Support$100,000

CAHS will continue to strengthen early childhood advocacy in the state and increase public will to build a comprehensive early childhood education system. In particular, CAHS will continue to convene and facilitate forums where publicly and privately funded early childhood education providers can discuss issues and learn.

2008

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Discovery Statewide Core Partners$185,000

2007

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Statewide Mobilization Partnership$100,000

The Statewide Mobilization Partnership consists of Connecticut's largest Early Childhood Education research and advocacy organizations (Connecticut Voices for Children, CAHS, EC Alliance and Connecticut Parent Power).

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Impact & Influence Strategies for Effective Early Childhood Policies$191,300

CAHS is supporting the Providers Caucus as a vehicle for early childhood teachers to help set the agenda and engage in statewide action for change. The agency will help to organize family-based providers and encourage them to participate in the Caucus.

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Core Support$45,000

CAHS received support to strengthen the capacity of those on the ground advocating for children. Specifically, CAHS will focus on providers by staffing and strengthening provider networks.

2006

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Building Public Will for ECE II$90,000

CAHS received core support to assist in efforts to build public will for early childhood education.

2005

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Building Public Will for ECE$89,000

Support to assist key stakeholder groups explore ways to evaluate advocacy efforts and to ensure a smooth transition of EC Alliance operations from New Haven to Hartford.

2004

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Communities Committed to Kids$78,000

The Communities Committed to Kids links the leadership of CAHS and an expanded membership of the Legislative Collaborative for Early Care and Education with parent groups and local community processes.

2003

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Communities Count for Early Childhood Education$25,000

Communities Count would link CAHS, the Legislative Collaborative for ECE, parent groups and local community processes to increase support for short and long term budget and program changes identified by the partnership.

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Champions for Early Childhood Education$25,000

The Champions for Early Childhood Education project will: create a more diverse membership within the Legislative Collaborative; provide timely analyses of state and federal ECE budgets and policy proposals; and, develop a communications network for state and local ECE.

2002

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Champions for Early Childhood Education$25,000

CAHS will engage in its Champions for Early Childhood Education project.

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Education Fellowship Program$10,000

CAHS will create an Education Fellowship Program

Discovery Statewide/Regional
Education Fellowship$15,000

CAHS will hold an education policy workshop, seek public engagement around early childhood education issues, and update its 1990 book, Caring for the Children: Child Care in Connecticut.

2001

Discovery Statewide/Regional
From Policy To Practice VI$25,000

CAHS will organize an education policy leadership briefing and provide state and local officials an opportunity to become better informed and exchange ideas on the education topic selected by representatives of the group.