On January 9, Building Bright Futures presented a virtual briefing on The State of Vermont’s Children: 2022 Year in Review. This short video clip from the briefing focuses on Vermont’s mixed-delivery early care and education system (including child care, preschool, and afterschool care). In the video, we discuss the gap between demand for and availability […]Read More
Building Bright Futures is hiring! We have five new positions, all open immediately, four of which are grant-funded positions through Dec. 31, 2025, and one of which (Regional Manager) is a permanent position. All are full-time and home-based, with some in-person meetings and/or travel required. BBF is a great place to work; we are a small, […]Read More
This week, Building Bright Futures’ Executive Director Morgan Crossman had the opportunity to give testimony to the Vermont Senate Committee on Health and Welfare on a new child care and early education bill introduced in the Senate, S.56. Building Bright Futures does not endorse or oppose any component of legislation; our responsibility is to provide […]Read More
On January 9, Building Bright Futures presented a virtual briefing on The State of Vermont’s Children: 2022 Year in Review. This short video clip from the briefing focuses on the policy recommendations of the Vermont Early Childhood State Advisory Council Network. The annual recommendations, which were developed with input from BBF Network gatherings throughout 2022, seek […]Read More
While we do our best to ensure that the data and context included in the yearly State of Vermont’s Children are accurate, there are inevitably corrections to be made. The digital file on our website has been updated; however, we want to highlight the changes that have been made for those of you who accessed […]Read More
We have big news! Check out this press release that just went out to regional and statewide outlets: Jan. 31, 2023 (MONTPELIER, Vt.)—Vermont has been awarded a $23 million federal grant to strengthen the state’s early childhood system, support the early childhood workforce, and improve the quality and availability of services for children from birth […]Read More
The newly released 2022 Impact Report provides an overview of Building Bright Futures’ finances, recognizes our donors, and outlines the ways that BBF’s robust 450+ person network carried out our primary functions in FY22: to advise, monitor, convene, respond, and empower. Here are three highlights: 1. BBF established the Vermont Early Childhood Fund, awarding $100,000 […]Read More
On Jan. 9, 2023, Building Bright Futures and Vermont’s Early Childhood Data and Policy Center released The State of Vermont’s Children: 2022 Year in Review. The report provides an objective, data-driven assessment of the well-being of young children and families in Vermont and includes the 2023 Policy Recommendations from Vermont’s Early Childhood State Advisory Council […]Read More
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