At CDEA we have developed a long-range plan for growth, stability, and future opportunities. We encourage you to choose the best fit for your giving needs from the below:
This Christian endeavor supports maintaining choices in curricula, which includes Christian Curricula, by acquiring, updating, and cross-referencing a Christian Curricula for ages Birth through Pre-K 4 that is age-appropriate and meets the newly established standards. The CDEA is in the process of acquiring the nationally used and non-denominational WEE Learn curricula and providing the necessary updates and cross-references to meet the pending national requirements for early childhood curricula.
A Professional Development Scholarship developed to assist current CDEA members with the financial means to attend CDEA Training and to secure entry-level credentials.
A Family (Parent) Assistance fund to assist families who are experiencing an extreme emergency such as fire, death in the family, job loss and do not qualify for public assistance.
Administrative Members using CDEA’s Reach One, Teach One scholarship program can apply for a 50% match to their scholarship funds. This program is designed to match funds for a defined time period.
CDEA joins in partnership with Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Mercy Corps, JP Morgan Chase and Kaplan Early Learning Company as part of the Bright Spaces in a Box. This fund has been used for national and international disaster relief.
Gifts of Service is an awards dinner for the staff of Christian programs that excel in one of five ares. Three Finalist are chosen for each category. Donations fund the dinner for the finalists, the plaques, and other overhead expenses. It is a wonderful evening of affirming the value the high quality work they do and the high scores they receive.
Donations may be made and applied to advance the work of CDEA and to specific needs.
CDEA is a not-for-profit corporation under IRS Code 501c3. As such, all contributions are fully tax deductible.