How does BUILD work with states?
BUILD States: We provide intensive support for BUILD states, which includes participation in the national Learning Community, national and state evaluation, tailored technical assistance from our team of experts, participation and travel to BUILD’s annual Building Systems conference, access to the initiative’s multi-state topical meetings, communications support, and a portion of BUILD’s staff time. Read more.
Early Learning Challenge States: We help states plan, apply for and implement the Early Learning Challenge Grants. The federally-funded Early Learning Challenge is a a state-level grant competition that encourages states to develop bold and comprehensive plans for raising the quality of early learning programs across America.
Learning Community: Open to all 50 U.S.states and territories, the BUILD Initiative Learning Community provides participants with cutting-edge information, the latest thinking on early childhood policy and advocacy, and a wide variety of events (e.g., topical meetings, webinars, etc.) that bring state leaders, national content experts, federal leaders and funders together to support systemic change. Read more.