What does the project include?

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· 6 new classrooms for infants, toddlers, preschoolers

· 2 new natural playgrounds

· updating of existing classrooms

· new entry and reception area

· enlarged kitchen

Why is quality child care so important?

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90-95% of brain growth occurs during the first 5 years. The quality of care that children receive during these critical early years has a lasting impact on their well-being and ability to learn.

How will the expansion help families?

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Greater access to affordable child care for low-income families

· Childcare tuition assistance for low-income families working toward self-sufficiency

· Lower full-pay rates for middle-income families to maintain self-sufficiency

Who’s funding the project?

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· Teaching Tree, $500,000 

· Foundations, $555,000

· City of Fort Collins, $49,835

· Individual donations, $87,500

· Fundraising events, $53,373


Will my donation be matched?

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Yes! An anonymous donor will match every donation, dollar-for-dollar up to $200,000! Grow your donation even more through your company’s matching gift program.


How can I help?

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Contact Tara Streeb

tstreeb@teaching-tree.org