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Mom smiling with her three daughters around her

Quality First preschool helps three sisters from San Luis succeed in kindergarten and beyond

  • child care

The FTF Yuma Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality care centers and preschool.

Grandparents smiling on the sofa with their grandchildren

Family, Friends and Neighbor program helps Maricopa grandmother prepare granddaughter for…

  • early learning

The FTF Pinal Regional Partnership Council funds the Family, Friends and Neighbor program, which focuses on supporting in-home child care providers.

Two boys in a preschool classroom

Kith and Kin program helps Phoenix mom provide structure in son’s life

  • social-emotional development

The FTF Phoenix South Regional Council funds the Kith and Kin program to empower caregivers with tools to encourage a healthy development for children.

Mom squatting down to embrace daughter at eye-level

Quality First center in northwest Phoenix supports foster child’s social skills in classroom

  • social-emotional development

The FTF Phoenix North Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality child care programs.

mom and her son standing with his teacher

New grant provides quality early learning to kids of working families living in Parker

  • early learning

When a local child care center in Parker closed, the FTF Colorado River Indian Tribes Regional Partnership Council stepped in.

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Quality First scholarship in Show Low helps shy 3-year-old boy socially prepare for kindergarten

  • child care

The FTF Navajo Apache Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First scholarships so families can send their children to quality child care programs.

woman with clipboard and another woman sitting watching a small child play with blocks.

Two grants awarded to help reduce preschool expulsions in southeastern Arizona

  • child development

The FTF Cochise Region and FTF Graham/Greenlee Region recently received two separate grants to fund early childhood mental health consultation.

teacher working with two small boys

Gaining a first-time classroom experience before the first day of school

  • school readiness

FTF’s Transition to Kindergarten Strategy is designed to help children who have not had the benefit of attending preschool to get classroom experience.

teacher pushing little girl on swing

Teacher and caregiver coaching helps north Phoenix center excel at inclusive environment

  • early learning

The children at the UCP Early Learning Center are growing and learning together in inclusive classrooms, which research shows is best for young children.

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