Foundations for Learning Grants
University of Arkansas / Med. Sciences
Project Director: Timothy N. Atkinson
4301 West Markham, Slot 812
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 686-5502 >
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was awarded a grant for $ 299,635 under the Foundations for Learning Grants Program. The organization will utilize these grant funds to increase teachers’ capacity to engage parents and deliver a series brief parenting intervention projects designed to increase parents’ capacity to support children’s social-emotional and behavioral competence and enhance the early childhood system of care. The goals of the project are to: (1) improve early childhood educators’ capacity to provide parent education targeting children’s social, emotional, and behavioral competence; (2) increase the number of parents using research-based parenting practices to improve children’s social, emotional, and behavioral competence; (3) increase the number of parents accessing community resources and services; and (4) evaluate the success of the project to increase children’s social, emotional, and behavioral competence and access to individualized services.
St. John’s Well Child and Family Center
Project Director: Ms. Nomsa Khalfani
3800 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037
(323) 541-1601 Fax
St. John’s Well Child and Family Center was awarded a grant for
$ 212,075 under the Foundations for Learning Grants Program. The goal of this program is to increase school readiness for children and families living in the zip codes 90037 and 90044 in the south/central neighborhood of the City of Los Angeles. The program will utilize a coordinated, integrated approach that maximizes utilization of new and existing services, helps stabilize families and community, and directly impacts children ages 0 to 5 years of age.
Northwest Educational Service District 189
Project Director: Margy Miller
1601 R Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221
(360) 299-4070 Fax
Northwest Educational Service District 189 was awarded a grant for $ 299,854 under the Foundations for Learning Grants Program for the SUCCESS project. The goal of the SUCCESS project is to work with four school districts to achieve the goal of assisting eligible children to become ready for school. The objectives of SUCCESS are (1) improve the social, emotional, and behavioral development of eligible children in preschool, special education, kindergarten, and local child care programs and (2) coordinate services through community resources for individualized support for targeted children and their biological and foster families. This project will target 48 to 54 three to six-year-old children and their foster/biological families who are either in the child welfare system or have behavioral disabilities.