Become a Sponsor of ECDL ‘23!

Sponsors are beginning to sign up to show their support for the 2023 Early Childhood Day at the Legislature. The Alliance is looking for more sponsors to support this day of advocacy for early childhood professionals, parents, employers, and policymakers.

For more information about sponsorship options from $250 to $2500, visit the Alliance website or contact Taylor Hughey, Alliance Outreach Manager, at to discuss.


Hunger Free Vermont is Hiring for a Development Associate

Hunger Free Vermont has created a new position within their organization, a Development Associate. This role will work directly with the Grants Manager on researching and writing grant reports, participate in research to help identify potential donors, and will assist the Development Director to analyze results of fundraising efforts.

For more information about the position and to apply, visit the HFV website.


Main Street Alliance is Hiring for a Contract Role

Main Street Alliance (MSA) is hiring for a contractor to support Vermont’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Campaign. Their goal is to make a hiring decision as soon as possible. 

For more information about the role and how to apply, visit the MSA website.


Farm to School and Early Childhood Grant Applications – Deadline 11/3

The application process for the VT Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets Farm to School and Early Childhood Grant is now open. The purpose of this grant is to help schools and early childhood education organizations develop and expand farm to school and farm to early childhood programs that will foster relationships with local farmers and producers, enrich students' educational experiences, improve the health of Vermont children, and enhance Vermont's agricultural economy. This competitive grant program is offered annually.

The application deadline is November 3. For more information and to apply for the grant, visit the Agency’s website.


The Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance is a statewide coalition formed in 2000 of early childhood professionals, parents, organizations, businesses, and strategic partners committed to improving public policies that impact young children between birth and age eight in the areas of health, safety, food security, economic security, and early care and education.

The Alliance crafts an annual Legislative Agenda in partnership with early childhood organizations, provides year-round advocacy support, and facilitates meaningful interactions with policymakers at key times during the decision making process.


Alliance Equity Discussion – “Challenges Faced by Families with Young Children Experiencing Homelessness” – 10/21; VTAEYC Names Vermont Educator of the Year; FTSEC Event Celebrates National Farm to School Month

General Election Vote by Mail Details; EQS Info Session – 10/13; HFV Seeking Input; CLiF Hiring for Exec. Dir.

7 School Street | Montpelier , Vermont 05602

The Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance is a program of the Vermont Community Loan Fund.

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