Focus Area: Advocacy in Early Childhood
Grant Amount: $15,000
Based in St. Paul, serves statewide. Think Small is a leading early education organization that supports families in accessing quality care and education, helps to build quality within the field, and improves the early learning system. It operates the Small Talk series, educating community and professionals about early childhood policy issues.
Grant supports Think Small’s Advocating for Young Children program, an introductory training in practical advocacy skills for early childhood professionals and parents. The goal is to incorporate their knowledge and perspectives into official policies and actions. The training will cover ways to advocate for policies that improve conditions for children and childcare providers.