Illinois Action for Children is pleased to announce the request for proposals for our Community Parenting Saturation Project: Supporting Families to Increase Kindergarten Readiness. Two communities will be selected initially, one within the city of Chicago and another outside of the city of Chicago.
This project is privately funded by a group of philanthropic partners and is intended to start as a two-and-a-half-year project. Illinois Action for Children serves as the anchor organization for this initiative and will provide training, technical assistance, and other capacity building supports to communities awarded.
In Illinois, the jarring reality is that 74% of our children enter kindergarten underprepared*. Together, we can do better. We must do better. Our futures depend on it.
Through this project, IAFC and our grantees will:
The project engagement will take place over the course of the next two-and-a-half years. Your community should apply if you have some or all the following:
The timeline for this RFP and community selection process is the following:
Grant Award and Funding
Selected communities will be given capacity building and start-up time for training, designing, and planning their community parenting saturation approach. Communities should plan for at least six months of start-up time and planning for implementation.
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Questions? Please contact Rarzail Jones, Director of Community Parenting Saturation, Illinois Action for Children
Illinois Action For Children4753 N. Broadway StSuite 1200Chicago, Illinois 60640 firstname.lastname@example.org
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