Farm to School Community Partnerships & Family Engagement Workshop – Dec 9

Join Vermont FEED for a virtual workshop on December 9 at 3:00 pm to discuss how to create more connection between your school’s Farm to School program and the families and communities that you serve. Participants will have opportunities in small breakout discussion groups to share stories and best practices for building equitable and inclusive family and community engagement.

Click here learn more and to register.


Let’s Grow Kids – Child Care Legislator Events

The Let’s Grow Kids Action Network is hosting a series of virtual “Child Care Legislator Events” around the state to connect parents, educators, and child care champions with their legislators as the 2022 legislative session approaches.

The meetings will take place over the next two weeks. Find the full schedule of Child Care Legislator Events on the LGK events website.


Fund Vermont’s Future (FVF) Seeking Campaign Manager

The FVF Campaign aims to change how state priorities and budgets are developed and funded by centering people at every stage of the process, shifting from a scarcity mindset, and budgeting transparently with meaningful public input. FVF is a coalition-based project of Public Assets Institute.

The Campaign Manager will oversee campaign development, implementation, and management and help with both field and legislative advocacy campaign plans, expanding the FVF coalition, building partnerships, educating policymakers and the public, and shaping the public debate. The Manager will provide administrative support to the Campaign Steering Committee.

For more information and application details can be found here. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review will begin December 10, 2021. Job will start in January 2022.


ARPA Child Care Stabilization Grants Application Open

The application process for the Vermont Department of Children and Families (DCF) Child Care Stabilization Grants is open. This grant program is funded by the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and aims to help cover unexpected business costs associated with the pandemic and stabilize operations so the industry can continue to provide care.

An online application and tutorial are available online.

For more information about the grant and eligibility, visit the DCF 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.


FY 2023 Budget – Public Comments Open; Tell Us Which Issues You Care Most about on the 2022 Legislative Agenda; Alliance Monthly Equity Discussion – 11/19; Alliance Membership Cycle Open – Join or Renew Today!

Vermont Family Network Launches Vaccine Support Initiative; Executive Order from Gov. Scott Supports Vermont Afterschool; Alliance Monthly Equity Discussion – 11/19; Read the VCLF Social Impact Report; Alliance Membership Cycle Open

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

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