Ounce of Prevention Fund

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Expand high-quality early childhood education and care for low-income children ages birth to five; support emergence of new champions for early childhood education across public and private sectors; and help fuel early childhood policy change for young children at risk of school failure at the local, state, and national levels

July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2014

Focus Area

Educated Kids

Geographic Focus

Illinois

Amount

$4,500,000

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