Fiscal Analysis Model for Early Childhood Services

How can you support early learning, healthy children and family supports if you don’t have all the information?

The New York State Fiscal Analysis Model for Early Childhood Services (Fiscal Model) can support the work of fiscal and policy makers, and people who are interested in strategic planning to support an early childhood system for children birth to five and their families. The ECAC collaborated with the New York State Kid’s Well-being Indicators Clearinghouse (KWIC) team to launch the Fiscal Model and to demonstrate state data tools to support fiscal, policy and long range planning for children and families initiatives within New York.  Below are materials that can help you get starte!

New York Public Welfare Association Annual Winter Conference (1/27/16):  Planning for Services Using KWIC data and the NYS Fiscal Model Presentation Material


Infographics from Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy


Webinar Series

  • Webinar #1:  Launch of the (Fiscal Model) demonstrating how to develop fiscal and policy analysis, understand the methodology and data contained in the Fiscal Model and how to calculate return on investment (ROI).  Click here for recording.


Technical Manuals and Briefing Documents

The technical manuals provides information on project overview, methodology for computing per unit fiscals, an understanding of data collection, features and navigation tips for using the model, and descriptions for each program and service delivery included in the Fiscal Model. 

The briefing documents will demonstrate how the Fiscal Model can be used to develop policies and fiscal analysis related to: