Building Solutions for Rhode Island’s Children
The Rhode Island Child Care & Early Learning Facilities Fund hosts trainings and events designed to illuminate the important connections between quality space and quality programming. With access to some of the nation’s most respected experts on early learning environments, the RICCELFF is available to help you learn more about ways to improve your existing facilities or create new spaces that support you in offering quality programming for young children.
Online Learning Modules
We are excited to share that three online workshops are now available: Creating Quality School Age Child Care Space, Child Care Center Playground Safety, and Child Care Center Development & Financing! You can register to participate in these virtual learning opportunities on your own schedule and at your own pace. In order to access the learning modules, you first need to register by clicking the button below.
City of Providence Early Learning Facilities Improvement Grant Information Session
Recognizing the need for increased access to high-quality early learning programming and the key role facilities play in shaping the availability and quality of services, City of Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has partnered with LISC to offer facility improvement grants to child care providers for the planning and renovation of physical space. You can watch a recorded version of this presentation by clicking the button below. You can download a copy of the presentation here (Spanish).
Child Care Provider Relief Fund Grant Information Session
LISC, in partnership with the Department of Human Services (DHS), will be administering the Child Care Provider Relief Fund as emergency relief grants to the Rhode Island child care and early learning provider community through a competitive application process. You can watch a recorded version of this presentation by clicking the button below. You can download a copy of the presentation here (Spanish).