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Yamhill CCO Early Learning Hub requests proposals for projects addressing family stability and school readiness

McMinnville, Ore. — Yamhill Community Care Organization’s Early Learning Hub is pleased to announce a round of grant funding. The funding will support projects designed to create an early childhood system that is aligned, coordinated and family-centered, to prepare children to arrive at kindergarten ready to succeed, and to support families to be healthy, stable and attached.

Up to $100,000 will be available for all the approved projects. Funding will be for one year. Average awards in previous years were between $5,000 and $50,000. Past Early Learning funding has gone to support Reach Out and Read in several clinics, Safe Families through Lutheran Community Services A Family Place, a cohort of Latinx childcare providers through Child Care Resource & Referrals, a literacy project at Yamhill Carlton Child Development Center, and more.

To apply, organizations must be 501(c)3 or public entities. Proposed projects must serve populations 0-8 years of age and their families in Yamhill County, and address at least one objective in the Early Learning Hub Enhanced Strategic Plan, which can be found at Programs addressing populations that are historically or systemically underserved and populations that exhibit ethnic, linguistic, economic, academic, or other disparities will be given preference.

Applications can be accessed at and are due by midnight on September 11, 2017. Awards will be announced October 16, 2017. Funding will be reimbursable only, on a quarterly basis. 

For information about Yamhill CCO’s Early Learning Hub, visit our website at or contact Jenn Richter, Early Learning Program Administrator, at (503)376-7421 or at

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