Aug 03, 2016Burlington Free Press
The Vermont Community Loan Fund has announced the 2016 Building Bright Spaces for Bright Futures Fund grants, with a total of $5,700 awarded to eight Vermont child care programs.
The 2016 grantees are: Children's Early Learning Space, Waterbury; Kiddie Garden, Swanton; Little Dipper's Doodle Children's Center, St. Johnsbury; Little Lambs of Orchard Valley Waldorf School, East Montpelier; Mountain Village School, Stowe; Orwell Village School of Mary Johnson Child Care Center, MIddlebury; Suzy's Little Peanuts Dayschool, Ascutney; Winston Prouty Center for Child Development, Brattleboro.
The Bright Futures fund was created in 2002 by the Vermont legislature to increase the quantity and quality of child care and early education programs in Vermont. Since its inception, the fund has awarded $1.275 million in 118 grants to 107 child care programs, benefiting more than 3,200 Vermont children and their families.