- RCCF Lessons
May 12, 2022
As ECFC celebrates 30 years, we reflect on our collective strength as a collaborative, and our focus on the most pressing issues facing families: relieving the economic and social and emotional pressures induced by the pandemic; creating sustainable improvements to family circumstances; and dismantling the effects of systemic racism.
Mar 31, 2022
EXPANDING EQUITY IN CHILDCARE A Look At Our Community Organizers -The Raising Child Care Fund (RCCF) is proud to release our 2021 Annual Report highlighting key achievements and lessons learned from our journey this past year. Since 2019, we have worked in a rapidly changing context alongside our grantee partners – now 16 organizations in 14 states and the District of Columbia – who lift voices, build power and expand equity in demanding and creating solutions to the growing child care crisis.
Sep 28, 2021
ECFC joins the call for bigger and bolder investments toward a fully funded, affordable, accessible, and high-quality early care and education system for all young children; and for American Rescue Fund plans to be made permanent to not only address an immediate crisis, but support transformative change to reform the early care and education system.
Sep 09, 2021
RCCF pools and shift private foundation dollars to grassroots organizations working alongside families and early educators in centers and homes to build their power and move the child care system to promote racial, gender, and economic equity.
LinkChampioning Equity – A Toolkit for Funders Interested in Investing in Immigrant Children and Other Bilingual or Multilingual Children
Jul 20, 2021
ECFC toolkit for EC funders full of practical strategies for getting started, tips on where to find relevant data to inform your decisions, and stories to inspire you from champions in the early childhood funder community.
Jul 14, 2021
A year of extensive virtual programming, as we strengthened our racial equity focus and dedication to lifting up authentic and grassroots voices, and expanded our network of funder and philanthropic partners to the needs of our grantmaking communities during the pandemic.
Jun 17, 2021
A compilation of tips and top ideas from experienced state funders and the ECFC American Rescue Plan Workgroup.
Jun 03, 2021
Describes the current situation, a framework for foundations to support change, and ECFC activities.
Mar 15, 2021
Raising Child Care Fund grantees respond to inequity in access to the child care in the midst of the pandemic.
Dec 31, 2020
A flyer describing the benefits for collaboratives of joining ECFC as an Associate Member.
Aug 04, 2020
ECFC urges policymakers to sustain America’s commitment to children and families by working to keep income flowing to families and ensure that they have access to food, housing, paid family and sick leave, and health coverage.
Jun 02, 2020
As a philanthropic network focused on ensuring that every child has the opportunity to thrive, ECFC is committed to improving the wellbeing of our children and their families and being a catalyst to solve social problems, and naming and centering racial equity, and a commitment to Black children and families, in our analyses and investments.