TPP One Year Later – A Look at the Data

By: Dr. Callie Silver, Stanford Center on Early Childhood November 2023 marked the one-year anniversary for both implementation cohorts of the Thriving Providers Project (TPP) in Colorado. The first pilot of this national initiative began in Colorado with 100 home-based child care providers throughout the state receiving $500 monthly for 18 months, in addition to psychological […]

REPORT: Celebrating One Year of Thriving Providers Project Learnings in Colorado

The Stanford Center on Early Childhood (SCEC), the home of RAPID, partnered with Home Grown to evaluate and continuously learn about Thriving Providers Project and the experiences of home-based child care participants. The SCEC used a longitudinal, mixed-methods, rapid-cycle approach to evaluate TPP, gathering data from TPP participants, parents/caregivers, and community-based organization staff and comparing […]

Thriving Providers Project Benefits Protection Toolkit

Home Grown, in partnership with Impact Charitable and KD Strategic Advocacy & Consulting, has developed a detailed toolkit to help users develop a benefits protection strategy for their Direct Cash Transfer programs. This toolkit will be best used at the early stages of the program design process for any new pilot or program, as the timelines to […]

A Look at the Data – October 2023 (English and Spanish)

For the data corner in this quarter’s newsletter, we wanted to focus on survey data* from TPP participants that gives insight into the ways that TPP has been beneficial, and may continue to be, beyond the direct cash transfers. At the outset of the project, we theorized that direct cash transfers to home-based child care […]

Thriving Providers Project: What We Have Learned So Far

Innovative programs require innovative evaluation approaches. Stanford Center on Early Childhood’s (SCEC) belief in that is why we are so excited to work with Home Grown on the Thriving Providers Project (TPP). Given that this is the first direct cash transfer program in the United States focused exclusively on home-based child care providers, the primary […]

Thriving Provider’s Project Spotlight: Olivia’s Journey (English)

Olivia is a child care provider based in Colorado with a passion for helping others. When she moved to the U.S. from Mexico over eight years ago, she knew caring for children would be her life’s work, despite the barriers around equitable wages. She began providing care for the children in her community so their […]

Thriving Providers Project In the Spotlight

Home Grown’s Thriving Providers Project (TPP) is garnering national attention. Launched this summer in Colorado and coming soon in Nashville, Tennessee and other communities, TPP will send monthly, unconditional cash payments to home-based providers for at least one year. This project hopes to inform early childhood payment system policy reforms at the local and national level by […]