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For Parents.To help you do the best you can, here’s some information, tools and resources for supporting your child’s healthy development and learning.
About FTF. Created by Arizona voters, First Things First partners with families and communities to help our state’s young children be ready for success in kindergarten and beyond.
Grants. First Things First invests in strategies and programs that support the development, health and learning of children birth to age 5 (before kindergarten).
Get Involved. First Things First partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed.
First Things First recently published its State Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Report, Fulfilling Our Commitments to Children and Communities.
Tanya Montez’s connection to the early childhood programs throughout Graham and Greenlee counties has made her an indispensable resource.
The FTF Navajo Nation Regional Council was honored for their collective work to support babies, toddlers and preschoolers in the region.
First Things First’s new-and-improved online search tool makes it easy for families with young children to find FTF-funded early childhood programs and…
Use our new-and-improved search tool to find programs and services available near you.
FTF is part of a $20 million federal grant project designed to improve literacy for underserved children, such as children living in poverty.
FTF invites Arizonans to show their gratitude for the state’s early care and education providers through the #ShareTheCareAZ campaign.
FTF is sharing information on the Early Childhood Scholarship Fund, a fund at the Arizona Community Foundation, which supports Quality First Scholarships.
FTF supports programs for families of young children who face challenges because they have a parent in jail or prison.