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ECHO/NWF - Fundraising and Community Mapping for Child Care Professionals

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Very rarely do we have all the tools and materials we need for the children in our classrooms. In this one hour training, we dive into the world of fundraising and provide easy ways to start approaching those in your community to gain monetary or material donations for your program.  Participants will receive sample materials to start making the ask and learn how to longer fear hearing "no". 

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Face to Face or Webinar. Please see information below on how to register.

Target Audience
Early childhood teachers, family child care providers, program directors and owners.



A fee may be associated with this course.

Upon completion, learner will be able to:
  • Identify a fundraising goal or need for their program including cost or material.
  • Identify at least two local community resources they can reach out to for monetary or in-kind support.
  • Articulate their need through a letter request.
This training aligns to Colorado's Competencies for Early Childhood Educators and Administrators.

  • Family and Community Partnerships 13.4: Builds systems and strategies that promote the partnership between early childhood programs and community resources.
This training is available through Early Childhood Health Outdoors National Wildlife Federation (ECHO NWF). Please visit the organization's website or email to schedule a training for your program.

Last Update 1/14/2020
Additional Information
This course has been recognized as aligned to The Colorado Competencies and meeting best practice standards for adult instruction through the Colorado Shines PDIS Training Alignment Process. The Rules Regulating Child Care Facilities, issued by the Division of Early Care and Learning, Colorado Department of Human Services, take precedence over any course content.

To view Child Care Licensing Rules:

For more information, contact your child care licensing specialist.

Please note, instructors will mark your attendance and course completion in the Colorado Shines PDIS within seven days of the course event date. Paper certificates might not be issued at this training. You may confirm your course completion, view, and print an online certificate through My Dashboard – My PDIS Transcript menu navigation of the Colorado Shines PDIS. Please do not upload a course certificate that is already linked to your Colorado Shines PDIS account as this may delay processing of professional credentials.

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Scheduled Event(s) for this Course
This training is available through Early Childhood Health Outdoors National Wildlife Federation (ECHO NWF). Please visit the 
organization's website or email to schedule a training for your program.

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