Community Solutions to Supporting the Well-Being of Expectant Parents, Babies, and Toddlers: Creating a New Source of Dedicated Early Childhood Funding: Onondaga County, NY

March 2020

This brief details the $1.5 million investment which the Onondaga County Legislature made in early childhood initiatives as part of its 2020 budget. It explores what it took to build the right coalition and gather the evidence to convince local stakeholders to invest in the county’s youngest children. The $1.5 million investment combined with private and philanthropic funds will increase investments in early childhood by $2.3 million.

(10 pp)