Early Care and Education Garden Micro Grant

Community GroundWorks is now accepting applications for its Early Care and Education (ECE) Garden Micro Grant project. With funding from Race to the Top, these one-time garden micro grants will offer regulated Wisconsin child care programs participating in YoungStar up to $1,000 to create new gardens or up to $300 to expand existing gardens.

What We Pay. What it is Worth.

Seal of Wisconsin

Since helping our infants and young children thrive is one of the most vital jobs in any nation, the people who do this work in the U.S. must be paid well, right?

Source: The Raising of America

In honor of Child Care Provider Appreciation Day, May 6, we offer these insights into who your typical child care provider is, what they get paid, and how we all can show appreciation for the important work they do.

Week of the Young Child: A Reason to Celebrate?

The Week of the Young Child, was just observed April 10 – 16 and Child Care Resource & Referral has historically celebrated this week, while advocating for quality child care and resources for the care of young children.

However, we didn’t feel much like celebrating. Here is why.

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