Local early childhood board seeking applications for projects that serve families and young children

The DHLW Early Childhood Area Board is seeking applications from eligible projects and/or services that improve the lives of children pre-birth through age 5 residing in Des Moines, Henry, Louisa and Washington counties. Funds for these services are available through Early Childhood Iowa (ECI) allocations designated to DHLW.
The DHLW Early Childhood Area is a local government board made up of volunteer members representing citizens, elected officials, education, health, human services, faith, business, and consumer. The Board determines community needs for young children, establishes priorities, and provides funding for local programs offering services to families who reside in Des Moines, Henry, Louisa, and Washington counties.
Applications (RFPs) are due by April 15th at 5:00pm. The complete Request For Proposal (RFP) and additional information can be downloaded from the DHLW Early Childhood Area website at dhlw.org or by contacting the DHLW Director at tbeghtol@dhlw.org or by phone at 319-461-1369.