Through the IBM KidSmart Early Learning Program, Young Explorer learning centers were granted to nine non-profit early learning programs in Broward County. This exciting award was made possible through a grant from IBM, which collaborated with Gifts In Kind International ( GIKI ) to distribute the learning centers. The Early Learning Coalition of Broward, Inc was one of 16 Coalitions that received learning centers through the Association of Early Learning Coalitions ( AELC ) which received the initial grant and coordinated the distribution throughout Florida to Coalitions. Selection criteria for computer recipients in Broward included an essay submission along with the requirement that the child care provider be non-profit. The centers receiving computers included: Ascension Peach Child Care, First Christian Church Day School, First United Methodist Preschool, Miramar United Methodist Preschool, Mount Bethel Christian Academy, Redeeming Word Christian Academy, Susie C. Holley Cradle Nursery, School of Islamic Studies, and Temple Beth Orr.