Taking on Child Poverty

The pandemic relief bill includes a child benefit package with the potential to cut child poverty to about 6% from 14%, according to projections from the Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University. This brief webinar explores: Why child poverty is important and its impacts on children How it is measured Issues of…

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…