Future of Child Care

The upside of the pandemic for child care is increased attention and calls for support. This is an opportunity for funders to help reshape the field and create a system that is more equitable, affordable, and accessible for all families. The downside is that pre-existing problems (an unsustainable business model, questions around quality, professionals not earning a living wage, and more) that once were cracks in the system are now fissures. This conversation explores a new vision for what child care could be and how we can work together to achieve it.

Future of Child Care, pt. 1 – COVID’s Impact & Relief for the Field

The upside of the pandemic for child care is increased attention and calls for support. This is an opportunity for funders to help reshape the field and create a system that is more equitable, affordable, and accessible for all families. The downside is that pre-existing problems (an unsustainable business model, questions around quality, professionals not…

Partner Event: State & Local Budgets – The Next COVID-19 Battlefront

Economic Opportunity Funders (EOF) & Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) Webinar Thursday, October 1 * 3:00-4:00 pm eastern The pandemic and economic fallout are placing significant strains on state and local budgets, costing millions to contain the disease and driving sharp declines in income and sales tax revenues. State budget shortfalls are predicted to total…

Funder Example: Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation

With contributions from Daniel Cohn. Mt. Sinai’s mission is to support organizations throughout Greater Cleveland that improve the health and well-being of the Jewish and general communities. The Foundation focuses on primary prevention and early intervention, especially protecting and improving the health of people from communities that have been historically marginalized. Like many health care…

Funder Example: The Kresge Foundation

With contributions from Phyllis Meadows. The Kresge Foundation’s Health team has centered its work over the past few years on a set of strategic goals to address health inequities and persistent health disparities. Our underlying approaches place communities as the anchors in organizing how partnerships, policy, power and leadership can be enhanced to improve health…