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Funding Priorities

Bay Brighter Futures is a funding collaboration that supports two Key Funding areas.

Babies from 0 to 3 and youth engagement and transition (aged 12 24 years)

Currently, there are approximately. 21,588 children under 5 years &36,738 youth aged 12.- 24

First 1000 Days

That all children within the first 1000 days of their life (0-3 years) are raised in safe families, connected to their communities, with parents who are aware of the importance of that period of time and its value in the baby’s development.

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Youth Engagement

Bay Brighter Futures is committed to improving the education, training and employment opportunities for young people within the Bay of Plenty region. There is increased interest worldwide in improving outcomes for youth who are disconnected from systems designed to educate and prepare them for their future.

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