In November 2018, Kent County, OH voters overwhelmingly approved the Ready by Five Early Childhood Millage proposal which today provides dedicated and sustainable funding for programs that improve the health, school readiness, and well-being of children under age five. The latest round of of funding from the millage which was approved in September and is now being dispersed to programs in the following areas:

  • Parent Education and Support
  • Early Learning Programs
  • Healthy Development Programs
  • Outreach and Navigation

“By providing invaluable resources to parents and families, we are not just preparing our little ones for kindergarten; we are nurturing a brighter future for our entire community,” says Kent County Administrator Al Vanderberg. Click here to read more about the positive impacts and support for this funding in Kent County.