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Eight Philanthropic Organizations Form Investing in America Child Care Partnership, LIIF Slated for Supply-Building and Technical Assistance

A new coordinated effort to strengthen local child care systems and increase access to high-quality, affordable child care in communities that house America’s growing infrastructure workforce has been created. Today, at the Department of Commerce “National Child Care Innovation Summit,” leaders from The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Annie E. Casey Foundation, Buffett Early Childhood Fund, The Kresge Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Pivotal, Rockefeller Family Fund, and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies announced the launch of the Investing in America Child Care Partnership.

The National Children’s Facilities Network — led by LIIF, IFF and LISC — will be looked to for supply-building and the providing of technical assistance in key communities. 

Read the David and Lucile Packard Foundation announcement here.

Engaging local government leaders, community development financial institutions and NACo will deepen place-based engagements in key communities and partner with local governments and early childhood providers to blend and braid sources of federal funding, including CHIPS, BIL and IRA funds alongside public child care subsidies to serve more children in high-quality centers and family child care homes.  

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announcement
Early Care and Education