Educate and assist caregivers to support child health and development
Increase the knowledge and education of the early childhood workforce
Improve the collaboration and coordination of comprehensive early childhood services throughout Grand and Jackson County
Grand Beginnings runs the Grand and Jackson County Early Childhood Council, a coalition of community members and leaders representing families, early childhood education, health, mental health, family and child support services, K-12 education, businesses, and local government.
Grand Beginnings is a nonprofit agency that was formally established in 2003. The organization works to leverage partnerships and resources to strengthen comprehensive early childhood services and supports within Grand and Jackson Counties so that children are ready for life. We do this by fostering high quality early learning environments, supporting child development, and promoting family engagement. The organization’s priorities are to strengthen:
- Comprehensive Early Childhood Services
- Mental Health Services
- Health Services
- Family Support and Education
- Early Childhood Programs
Grand Beginnings is supported by both public and private investments including private foundation grant awards and local and state government grants and contracts.