For those interested in the Community-Designed Home-Based Services RFP, but were unable to join an online or in person info session, the recorded online info session is now available here.
Best Starts is now accepting applications for community-designed programs and practices for prenatal to five home-based services. Home-Based Services are a type of relationship-based support provided to expecting parents, and parents of children birth to age 5, in the places where they live. This RFP prioritizes community-based expertise—such as experience, knowledge, and local client data—and seeks to invest in prenatal-to-5 home-based services that are specifically designed for a focus community. Applications are due May 21.
Best Starts for Kids is seeking proposals from individual organizations, or collaborations among organizations, to provide capacity-building supports to service providers that are, or will be, funded by Best Starts to provide the following services to young children and their families across King County: Home-Based Services and Community-Based Services. Applications are due April 24.
If you missed the online info session for the Kaleidoscope Play & Learn RFP, and are unable to attend upcoming in person sessions, you can watch the recorded info session here.
The request for proposals to fund Kaleidoscope Play & Learn groups is now open! In partnership with Child Care Resources, this funding opportunity is one of three Community-Based Parenting and Peer Supports RFPs that Best Starts is releasing to partner with community-based organizations to promote positive and healthy outcomes for young children and to support parents and family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) caregivers. Applications are due April 10th.
Save the Date! The Best Starts Kaleidoscope Play & Learn RFP will open next Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Is this funding opportunity the right fit for you? A nationally recognized program, Kaleidoscope Play & Learn groups are weekly 90+ minute play groups for young children, parents and other caregivers including family, friends and neighbors. Read on to learn more about Kaleidoscope Play & Learn groups.
Save the date for the second Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices funding opportunity, scheduled to release on February 9. In the mean-time read (or re-read!) this post featuring two local educators doing great work to transform school culture and climate.
Save the Dates for two upcoming RFPs around Child Care Health Consultation! What is Child Care Health Consultation? Read on to learn how the County is committed to ensuring health and safety for all children in child care and early learning centers.
We are excited to announce our Parent-Child Home Program awards. The Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) supports parents of two and three year olds through educational play that helps caregivers develop their children’s cognitive and social-emotional skills. Read on to meet our funding recipients.
Interested in learning more about Best Starts for Kids prenatal-to-five funding opportunities this fall and winter? We have multiple opportunities for you to hear from Best Starts for Kids staff in person! Come see us at our Open House on 10/26 at the Renton Community Center or at any one of our scheduled “Drop In Hours” throughout the county during October and November. Read on to learn more.