Taran Schneider, Executive Director of Healthy Child Care Colorado says, “We’re so grateful for this three year grant from the Delta Dental of Colorado...
Healthy Beginnings, Active Futures Grant | Story of Impact: Charlotte’s Child Care
Feb 17, 2018 | Early Childhood Resources
During the first round of the Healthy Beginnings, Active Futures Grant, Charlotte Phelps of Charlotte’s Child Care in Adams County requested and was awarded...
Reimagining Colorado’s Playgrounds: Natural Designs to Enhance Learning
Aug 22, 2017 | Early Childhood Resources, Innovation
By: Adrienne Sedlak The Early Childhood Health Outdoors Initiative will create natural outdoor environments in early childhood spaces. The playground as we...
High-Quality Outdoor Environments for Colorado’s Children
Aug 9, 2017 | Grants, Innovation
One of the most fulfilling parts of my job is visiting the programs we support with grant funding. I recently had the opportunity to visit two Healthy Beginnings, Active Futures grant recipients. The Healthy Beginnings, Active Futures grant is for Colorado-based nonprofit and for profit early childhood education programs, including family child care, that serve children younger than age five and need improvements to their outdoor facilities.
Summertime & Sun: Sunscreen Regulations for Colorado ECE Programs
Jul 24, 2017 | Early Childhood Resources, Innovation
Encouraging children in licensed programs to be outside and active is part of summertime fun, and we must ensure they are sun safe while playing. For licensed child care programs, our state helps us with sun protection and sunscreen through regulations.
Hundreds of Child Care Programs Across the State Vie for New Grant to Improve Playgrounds
Jul 12, 2017 | Grants, Innovation
Announcement: Healthy Beginnings, Active Futures Grant In January of 2017, we announced a $1.2 million grant from the Colorado Health Foundation to improve...