- Categories: Community Care Fund
About: The Child Care Services Association works to ensure affordable, accessible, high-quality child care for all young children and their families. The organization also creates and develops community programs, including on-site technical assistance and training opportunities for childcare providers, as well as provides childcare scholarships to low-income families and operates a meal delivery service for childcare centers and homes.
2018-19 DGIN Funding will ensure that Shape NC has on-site coaching focused on improving nutrition, physical activities, an outdoor learning environment, ongoing professional development for childcare center staff, and resources for programs to help support family engagement in the project. These funds will ensure that chosen childcare centers in Durham and Orange counties receive technical assistance in obesity prevention and healthy nutrition. These funds will also help provide materials and supplies for the project and family events held at the centers. These funds will contribute to the dollar-for-dollar cash match required to implement the program.