Our grantmaking priorities (and why we chose them as priorities)
Grantmaking Priority Area: Early Childhood Development
Our goal is to prepare young people for lives of economic freedom, and it all starts in the critical years from birth to age five. During this time children benefit when the adults in their lives understand how they are growing and learning and know how to apply that understanding.
Through our early childhood grant investments we want to make a measurable difference in:
- The number of parents who thrive in their role as their child’s first and best teacher.
- The number of homes, childcare centers and preschools that put child development principles into practice.
- The number of early childhood programs with the ability to support children’s development.
- The level of community involvement in the development of children ages birth to five.