Grant for 2017-2018 Kindergarten Readiness Initiatives

Posted on June 30th, 2017

The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington has received funding for our 2017-2018 Kindergarten Readiness program for Southington children thanks to a new grant from Bristol Brass General Grant Fund and the Fuller & Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education at the Main Street Community Foundation.

This initiative includes support of kindergarten readiness workshops, kindergarten registration promotion, and the purchase of books and math kits for incoming kindergarten students during registration and orientation in spring of 2018.

The Main Street Community Foundation has issued a press release about all of the awards made during their latest grant cycle which can be viewed at

Save the date! The fall, 3-part Kindergarten Readiness series workshops for parents of 3 and 4 year olds have been booked for October 11, 18 and 25. Registration will be available via the Events page of the ECCS website towards the end of the summer.