Category: Grant Announcements

  Just as young learners observe and experiment, we in the developmental early learning system are trying new things to better support families in preparing children for success in school and in life.   That brings us to a milestone in Thrive Washington’s efforts to stimulate, incubate and scale innovative ideas in Science, Technology, Engineering[…..]

  “Let’s explore this book.” “Imagine something and draw on this paper.” “I love to sing our favorite songs together.”   We encourage our children in these activities because we want to build their confidence and creativity, their interest in reading and the arts, and above all, a lifelong love of learning. At Thrive, we[…..]

  Four home visiting programs are receiving funding that is helping keep their doors open and allowing them to serve more families. The Home Visiting Services Account has awarded more than $240,000 to help the programs serve families with voluntary, home-based support from trained professionals.   Learn more about home visiting in Washington   Two[…..]

  This is the first in a series of blog posts about the Rural Home Visiting Project led by Thrive by Five Washington. You can also learn more here.   Families in remote and rural communities face unique challenges. They might have to drive an hour or more to reach a health care provider –[…..]

  Thrive by Five Washington awarded $230,000 to four organizations that will work to eliminate the opportunity gap in early learning efforts throughout Washington.   The organizations receiving racial equity grants developed plans to use a racial equity lens in implementing our state’s Early Learning Plan, specifically aligned to our state’s Racial Equity Theory of[…..]

The statewide Early Learning Regional Coalitions have been working to build the connections that make up a high-quality early learning system and to lift up communities’ voices to statewide agencies and policymakers.   Now in their fourth year of funding from Thrive by Five Washington, the regional coalitions continue that important work while also going[…..]

State’s 10 Early Learning Regional Coalitions receive funds as part of Community Momentum initiative   In its continued efforts to create a coordinated statewide early learning system, Thrive by Five Washington recently awarded more than $850,000 to help regional early learning coalitions implement strategies of the state Early Learning Plan in 2013.   The funds[…..]

  With a new investment in research-based and promising practice home visiting programs, Washington state is demonstrating its commitment to advancing the field. The Home Visiting Services Account, overseen by the Department of Early Learning and administered by Thrive, is awarding $711,800 to five home visiting programs.   The funding enables the programs to serve[…..]

  The families of more than 300 babies in some of the state’s most at-risk communities will now get the support they need to give their child a great start in life thanks to a recent round of awards from the state’s Home Visiting Services Account (HVSA).   The 10 grants totaled $1.4 million. For[…..]