Charity ReviewIssued: February 2016 Expires: February 2018
4C for Children
Standards for Charity Accountability
4C for Children meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
To educate and support the adults who care for young children and advocate for public support for quality early education and care for all children.
Incorporated: 1972 in OH
Also Known As: Comprehensive Community Child Care
4C for Children offers training and coaching for teachers, administrators, and family child care providers as well as those looking to enter the early childhood field. Courses are offered online and in-person. 4C for Children provides supports to providers for the Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) rating and improvement system for early learning and development programs, created by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services’ Bureau of Child Care and Development. The organization also helps providers hone their leadership skills through Developing Early Childhood Leaders (DECL) Seminars and the June Sciarra Early Childhood Leadership Award. According to the organization, in 2014, 1,530 workshops and courses were delivered to early childhood professionals.
4C for Children administers the child care component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for family child care providers in Southwest Ohio and the Miami Valley. The object of this component of the CACFP is to improve the diets of children under age 13 by providing nutritious, well-balanced meals and to develop good eating habits in children that will last through their adult life. 4C for Children reimburses participating providers the full food service rate set by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). According to the organization, in 2014, 1.9 million meals were served through 4C for Children’s Child Nutrition Program.
4C for Children provides support and education to parents, whether they are working or stay-at-home. The organization offers an online list of over 3,000 local child care providers in Ohio and Kentucky, as well as tips on how to choose a quality child care program. Strengthening Families is a research-informed practice designed to prevent child abuse and neglect and build healthy families through coaching and training for child care programs and Parent Cafes for parents. This program incorporates the following five protective factors into families: parental resilience; social connections; knowledge of parenting and child development; concrete support in times of need; and social and emotional competence of children. According to the organization, in 2014, 7,818 families were served through child care referrals and parent education.
Board Chair: Ms. Diane Jordan-Grizzard , Director of Strategic Talent Management Business Affiliation: BHDP Architecture
CEO: Ms. Vanessa Freytag, President/CEO
Board Size: 23
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 8.03%
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
The following information is based on 4C for Children Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Wednesday, December 31, 2014.
A BBB Accredited Charity Seal holder since 05/23/2005.
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Compensation information for Ms. Vanessa Freytag, President & CEO, was not available at the time of this report publishing.
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