Colorado Essentials for Childhood is a partnership of stakeholders who are committed to a future where children and families thrive in the places where they live, learn, work and play. Our ultimate goal is to prevent and reduce child abuse and neglect in our state.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Request for Proposals: Early Childhood Systems Alignment Capacity Building

The 2017 Capacity Building opportunity will award up to $7,500 to up to seven applicants whose work in Colorado aligns with the ECCP’s 2016-2017 priority areas

The Early Childhood Colorado Partnership supports partners to identify areas of alignment for Colorado early childhood systems efforts to support cross-sector collaboration and engage in shared learning at the agency, community, and statewide level, using the Early Childhood Colorado Framework as a guide.

Priority will be granted to applicants which:
  • Cover remote and underserved geographic areas and/or populations
  • Clearly demonstrate using and/or embedding ECCP resources or tools
  • Develop products, resources or approaches which hold potential to benefit a broad range of early childhood partners and/or children and families
Informational webinar

All partners considering application must send at least one team member connected to the application to attend an informational webinar on the work of the ECCP and background on the grant. This will also be a time for questions from applicants about the application process and the grant. The following options are available (register for one option via the link provided):

Thursday, April 6, 10:00-10:30 AM – Register here
Wednesday, April 12, 3:00-3:30 PM – Register here

The deadline to apply is 5:00 pm MDT on April 17th, 2017.