The NYC Early Childhood Research Network was established to bring representatives from New York’s City agencies and researchers in the New York City metropolitan area together to consider key research questions to benefit programs and policies serving children from birth through age 8.

The NYC Early Childhood Research Network is a partnership between The Foundation for Child Development and The New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute

Read more about the network

Early Career Scholars Application

Now accepting applications for the Early Career Scholars Awards to support individuals who are engaged in applied research that has implications for improving early childhood policy and practice.

Learn More and Apply

Deadline Extended! All submissions are due by Wednesday, December 19th at 5pm EST


The research network also involves agency partners. Click to see the full list of partners.

Approved Research Projects

The initial round of research has been approved. Click to read about the studies.