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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.
Early childhood providers discuss the challenges child care programs face in Arizona and how they are overcoming the odds.
Challenging times are also times of opportunity. Let us use the momentum to push for meaningful and long-lasting change for early childhood.
The shelter and child care center were recently named Rezilient Champions for White Mountain Apache Children.
AZ529 is a state-sponsored 529 Plan designed to help parents, family and friends save for a young child’s future educational expenses.
FTF’s Take Action page offers easy ways to connect with FTF, such as signing up for our mailing list and following us on social media.
For many who work with young children, technology has offered an alternative way to provide families with resources and support.
This year we are proudest of the role that FTF and partners played in ensuring crucial early childhood programs continued during the crisis.
Encuentre Servicios is a companion to FTF’s Find Programs, which provides an easy way to find FTF-funded programs available near you.
The FTF Early Childhood Summit 2020 welcomed more than 4,000 attendees for online learning and support for early child care professionals.