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Childcare Mapping Project

The Childcare Mapping Project was awarded by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) as part of the Caring for MI Future initiative. Caring for MI Future is a $100 million investment that will help more Michigan families find quality, affordable childcare in their community by opening 1,000 new or expanded childcare programs by the end of 2024. Funding for the Childcare Mapping Project will support the development of new data infrastructure that policymakers and program leaders can use to help ensure that families across the state of Michigan have equitable access to high-quality childcare services. 

Learn more about the Childcare Mapping Project.


Funder:

  • Michigan Department of Education (MDE): Funding was provided from MDE utilizing American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, from the Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

People:

Jamie Heng-Chieh Wu

Associate Director for Community Evaluation Programs, Office for Public Engagement and Scholarship
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Office for Public Engagement and Scholarship


Van Egeren, Laurie A.

Interim Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement