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Thriving Children, Families and Communities Conference set for September

Join us online September 27 for the Thriving Children, Families and Communities Conference, an exciting day of learning, sharing and inspiration as community leaders from across Nebraska come together to focus on high-quality early childhood education and its impact on local economic development and community vitality. Read More

March 26, 2021  |  Posted in General

CARES Act funds will support Nebraska’s child care system as state moves toward economic recovery

Here's FFN's breakdown of how $20 million in federal funds resulting from passage of the CARES Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic will be used to stabilize and strengthen Nebraska's child care infrastructure and other school-based education services for children. 

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June 02, 2020  |  Posted in Legislation

Economic Developers: Don’t forget about child care in COVID-19 relief efforts

Economic development organizations are well positioned to help local businesses remain viable during the COVID-19 emergency. Here's why it's important for child care to be included in those efforts. Read More

April 10, 2020  |  Posted in General

Lincoln steps up to provide a big boost for our little ones

A new early childhood initiative, the Lincoln Littles Early Learning Fund, is giving the capital city’s little ones a big boost. Led by Lincoln Community Foundation in partnership with the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, Lincoln Littles is one example of a community stepping up to make high-quality child care more accessible to families. Read More

April 11, 2019  |  Posted in General