Monthly eNews


July 2019 eNEWS – Starting and Operating a Child Care Business; Supportive Learning Environments for Infants and Toddlers; Coming Soon – New Online Module;

Starting and Operating a Child Care Business In our May eNews we outlined the Department of Children Youth and Families (DCYF) Child Care Licensing unit's step-by-step list for groups...
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May 2019 eNEWS – Early Learning Facilities Assessment Update, Outdoor Play Intervention Project, From the Ground Up: Improving Early Childhood Facilities, Opening a New Center

Update on the 2019 Early Learning Facilities Assessment Facilities have a dramatic impact on access and quality in early learning. The 2019 Early Learning Facilities Needs Assessment...
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Winter 2019 eNEWS – Outdoor Play Intervention Program Application, Architecture & Child Development, State Funded Pre-K Request for Proposals, and “Growing Up Wild!” Workshop

Application Now Open! Outdoor Play Interventions Program Year 3 We are excited to announce that we will be offering a third year of our Outdoor Play Interventions Program, a strategy to...
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December 2018 eNEWS – Happy Holidays & Coming to you in the new year

Happy Holidays from All of Us at LISC! Happy Holidays to you and yours! This season is a time for reflecting—on the accomplishments of the year gone by, and on our hopes for the year to come. Some...
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November 2018 eNEWS - Policy Update, Update on Infant/Toddler Interior Design Program, and Outdoor Play in Winter

November 2018 eNEWS – Policy Update, Update on Infant/Toddler Interior Design Program, and Outdoor Play in Winter

Policy Update The Bi-Partisan Policy Institute's Early Learning Facilities Policy Framework Safe and developmentally appropriate early care and learning programs are an essential...
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Fall 2018 eNEWS – Update on the OPIP, Reducing Unwanted Noise, & Online Workshops

Update on Playground Interventions Blue Across Rhode Island Day of Service Two of our Outdoor Play Intervention sites, The Genesis Center in Providence, and the Y’s Owl Nursery School –...
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August 2018 eNEWS - Development & Financing online module, OPIP update, Women's Business Leaders conference, & Emergency preparedness webinar,

August 2018 eNEWS – Development & Financing online module, OPIP update, Women’s Business Leaders conference, & Emergency preparedness webinar,

Our Third Online Workshop is Now Live! Child Care Center Facilities Development & Financing Our third online module, Child Care Centers Facilities Development and Financing , is now...
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July 2018 eNEWS – Advocacy, Tiered rates , & Integrated pest management

Advocating for you Beyond our Rhode Island Borders LISC Rhode Island Deputy Director Cindy Larson was recently elected to the executive board for the National Children's Facilities Network....
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June 2018 eNEWS – Financial training, Market rate survey, CCDF State Plan, & Summer renovations

New Training Opportunity: Financial Statements for Non-profit Organizations LISC Rhode Island’s Neighborhood Development Fund invites non-profit leaders, both staff and board members, to join...
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May 2018 eNEWS - Child Care Awareness Day, CPSI course, Outdoor space tips, & Development & Financing online module coming soon

May 2018 eNEWS – Child Care Awareness Day, CPSI course, Outdoor space tips, & Development & Financing online module coming soon

Rhode Island Child Care Awareness Day at the State House Sponsored by the Permanent Legislative Commission on Child Care, advocates, community partners, supportive legislators, educators, parents,...
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April 2018 eNEWS – Updates on intervention programs, Lead, & New facilities in RI

Update on Our Outdoor Play Interventions Program Five child care programs have been selected through a competitive request for proposals to participate in our second year of Outdoor Play...
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March 2018 eNEWS – Why facilities matter, Childhood poisoning prevention, CPSI course, Child care roundtable, & United Way capacity building seminars

Why Do Facilities Matter? Early care and education facilities are often overlooked by public policy and left out of budgets and funding proposals. Yet, an absence of investment in the physical...
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February 2018 eNEWS – Needs assessment, OPIP, Safe places for ECE, Playground safety, & State pre-k RFP

2018 Facility Needs Assessment The Child Care Facilities Fund is asking you, our RI Early Childhood Care and Education Leaders, to respond to a Facility Survey in order to help us better...
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January 2018 eNEWS – Infant & Toddler Interior Space Design Interventions, OPIP, Free seed program, Drains, Eliminating germs, & Staying connected

Infant and Toddler Interior Space Design Interventions Earlier this year LISC released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a pilot year of our Infant and Toddler Interior Design Interventions...
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