June 2016 eNews

Thank you to the United Way of Rhode Island for Supporting the Rhode Island Child Care and Early Learning Facilities Fund with a Grant Award in the Amount of $150,000!

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has been awarded a grant by the United Way of Rhode Island in the amount of $150,000 ($50,000 per year for the next three years) to support the Rhode Island Child Care and Early Learning Facilities Fund (RICCELFF) and its work to help child care and early learning programs develop safe, high quality learning environments – indoors and outdoors.

The grant is awarded by United Way as part of its new 2016-2019 competitive grant cycle, with a focus on funding efforts that help kids fall in love with learning, help adults reach new career goals, and help families meet their basic needs. In total, United Way has awarded $3.1 million in grants among the $12 million it has committed through 2019 to help change the lives of 250,000 Rhode Islanders by 2020, the overarching goal of its new strategic plan, LIVE UNITED 2020.


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In This Issue

Paying for Deferred Maintenance
Water: The Extra Dimension of Play
Creating a “Yes” Environment for Children
City of Providence Selected for Planning Phase to Better Connect Children to Nature


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