Preschool Development Grant - Birth through Five (PDG B-5)


Meredith O'Shea
Pettee Hall
55 College Road
Durham, NH 03824
603 862 2146

The Preschool Development Implementation Grant continues New Hampshire's efforts to better understand the current early childhood system and use those data to strengthen the system, better address the needs of vulnerable young children and their families, and help build a solid foundation to improve outcomes for NH's children, families, schools, and communities. The grant is a collaboration between UNH, the NH Departments of Education and Health and Human Services, and the Governor’s Council for Thriving Children, as well as New Hampshire’s early childhood advocates and practitioners.

The grant seeks to support New Hampshire’s vision that all families are afforded comprehensive and responsive supports, so they are healthy, learning, and thriving, now and in the future. The three-year (2020-2022), $26.8 million grant, will help to build New Hampshire’s early childhood care and education (ECCE) system to be effectiveinclusiveresponsiveefficient, and evidence-informed. The Preschool Development Grant is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (Award# 90TP0060-01-00).

View NH's Early Childhood Strategic Plan
View the B-5 System Needs Assessment

View an overview of 2020 NH PDG activities and plan for 2021

View the Implementation Grant Application (2020-2022)
View the Planning Grant Application (2019, Award# 90TP0006-01-00)

News: UNH Today

NH PDG Newsletters:
Second Quarter 2021
First Quarter 2021
Fourth Quarter 2020
Third Quarter 2020
Second Quarter 2020

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