Capacity Building

Supporting Sustainability

A special partnership with First Children’s Finance offers Indiana programs sustainability skills

As we increase Indiana’s total number of high-quality seats, we must ensure that those seats will be around for years to come. A partnership with First Children’s Finance will allow Indiana program directors and administrators to gain new business management knowledge. Adding financial, fundraising, marketing and media skills to the toolkit of early education professionals provides greater stability for families and more opportunities for effective programs to flourish.

Recent News

As Families Prioritize Child Care, Indiana Has a New Partner to Help Children Thrive

Early Learning Indiana increases statewide supports with expanded partnership with Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning. There are over 500,000 children under age five in Indiana, and nearly two-thirds of them have both parents in the workforce. Indiana families and communities rely upon child care and early learning programs to help their children thrive…

Ted’s Talk: Partnerships with a Purpose

On June 7, more than 500 Hoosier business, civic, early childhood, education and political leaders came together at Muncie’s Horizon Convention Center, brought together by Early Learning Indiana, the Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee, Muncie and Delaware County BY5, and ReadyNation. With a goal of expanding early learning access across the state, those Indiana leaders…