Our grants in the early childhood targeted initiative advance the following outcomes:

  • Stakeholders across sectors agree on a common set of goals and policy priorities for NH’s children
  • Well-connected stakeholders across sectors at the local, regional and state level work together to implement shared goals and policy priorities
  • A diverse base of stakeholders are actively engaged in promoting the importance of investing in young children
  • Enhanced capacity to collect, analyze and use cross-sector data to make decisions and improve outcomes for young children
  • NH has adopted shared Standards of Practice in policy areas prioritized by Spark NH
  • Stronger and more diverse base of funding for early childhood programs and services
  • A strong advocacy infrastructure that mobilizes stakeholders and promotes, monitors and reports on policy change
  • Public policies that make it easier for young children to thrive