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RCCF grantees are skilled community organizers working with parents, early educators, and small child care business owners to identify structural barriers to equity and become leaders in a growing movement to ensure access to affordable, quality child care for all.

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9to5 Georgia

9to5 Georgia’s mission is to build a movement to achieve economic justice, by engaging directly affected women to improve working conditions. 9to5 Georgia is a statewide chapter of 9to5, National Association of Working Women. We are building an effective movement for change, using organizing, civic engagement, advocacy, coalition-building and leadership development strategies to build power and change public policy.

Alabama Institute for Social Justice

AISJ works to achieve meaningful and sustainable systems change in support of under-resourced children and families in Alabama’s Black Belt.

Alliance for Quality Education

The Alliance for Quality Education is a coalition mobilizing communities across the state to keep New York true to its promise of ensuring a high quality public education to all students regardless of zip code. AQE is working to end the systemic racism and economic oppression in New York’s public schools that continues to shortchange generations of Black, Brown, low-income and immigrant students. Combining its legislative and policy expertise with grassroots organizing, AQE advances proven-to-work strategies that lead to student success and ultimately create a powerful public demand for a high quality education.

Coalition for Social Justice (CSJ) Education Fund

To build a grassroots movement for progressive social change, rooted in communities that have been excluded from the economic benefits of the current system, with a focus on race and gender.

Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition

CSPC’s mission is to build power and support a movement in marginalized communities of families and childcare providers to change systems, build leaders, and train families and providers to be the strongest and best advocates for their children to succeed in school and beyond.

Family Forward Oregon

Family Forward Oregon is a C3 nonprofit organization leading a movement to value the work of caregiving in Oregon.

First Up

First Up in South East Pennsylvania empowers and equips early childhood professionals, families, and other adults influential in young children’s lives through training, coaching, and advocating to positively impact educational and developmental outcomes for young children.


ISAIAH’s mission is to promote racial and economic justice by building a multiracial, statewide movement and developing the power and agency of Minnesotans to engage powerfully in public life. ISAIAH aspires to be a vehicle for Minnesotans of faith and value to work together for change. As a faith-based organization, ISAIAH brings together faith communities to act in the public realm for social justice.

Moms Rising / Rattle the Windows

To partner with on-the-ground organizers at Rattle the Windows to ramp up a child care-focused educational campaign that informs national policy and builds parent power in the state.

Mothering Justice

Mothering Justice is a grassroots policy advocacy organization that provides mothers of color in America with the resources and tools to use their power to make equitable changes in policy. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for families in America by empowering mothers of color to take action on American policy on behalf of themselves and their families.

Ohio Organizing Collaborative

Ohio Organizing Collaborative (OOC) is a grassroots people-centered power organization. We unite base-building community organizing groups, student associations and faith organizations, with labor unions, and policy institutes throughout Ohio. It is our mission to organize everyday Ohioans, building transformative power organizations for racial, social, and economic justice. Our vision is to build a democratic multi-racial populist governing coalition in Ohio.


OLE is a non-profit, grassroots member organization of working families. Since 2009, our members and staff have worked together to strengthen our communities using issue-based campaigns and electoral engagement to ensure that working families are playing a critical role in shaping New Mexico’s future with a united voice. By centering the experiences of people of color, early educators, parents, workers, and immigrants, OLE creates a space for people to grow their leadership and create lasting change in New Mexico that advances racial equity.

Parent Voices California

Through grassroots organizing and leadership development, Parent Voices' activate and center the wisdom of parents to transform child care and ensure all systems that impact our families are just, fair, and inclusive.

Power Coalition for Equity and Justice

The Power Coalition is Louisiana’s 501c3civic engagement table and we have been continuing to build an integrated civil engagement and targeted voting strategy that will unify and expand the state’s progressive audiences into a stronger, more diverse voice focused on an agenda of shared issues.

Spaces in Action

Spaces in Action supports increasing early childhood learning, health equity and economic justice for Black and Brown communities in the metro Washington, DC region. We bring families and partner organizations to the table to have holistic and comprehensive conversations on how to affect real change in communities. We believe in cultivating relationships, and building a collective vision in our efforts to address inequities in our communities.

Springboard to Opportunities & MLICCI

Springboard to Opportunity and Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiatives seek to shift narratives surrounding families in poverty and uplift and amplify the voices of caregivers in the community and support organizing for change.

WePower & Gateway Early Childhood Alliance

WePower and Gateway EC Alliance are coordinating a shared regional strategy to expand access, improve quality, support providers, and increase investments.
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