"Co-Creation" is a case study about the Connecticut Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, a project of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy. The case study examines co-creation, an emerging systems change collaboration model which grew out of a funder-and-state partnership. This unique partnership led to the creation by executive order of a new and independent Office of Early Childhood, which was formally approved by the Connecticut State Legislature in 2013. The companion piece, "Taking on New Roles to Address 21st Century Problems," looks at co-creation from the perspective of a regional association of grantmakers.
Education: Early childhood
The Heinz Endowments has announced $10 million in funding over three years to support a prenatal to age 3 well-being initiative, focusing on holistic care and education of young children and support for their families.
The PNC Foundation funded hundreds of pre-K classroom requests as part of a new $5 million grant to DonorsChoose.org .
The Heinz Endowments has joined the launch of Invest in US , a national campaign announced by President Barack Obama which challenges business leaders, philanthropists, advocates and public officials to build a better nation through high-quality...