Martha’s Vineyard nonprofit MV Youth has awarded $800,000 to expand two early child care programs at Island private schools.

The donations to Plum Hill School and Vineyard Montessori School will support the development of toddler programs to increase the limited number of licensed child care spaces on Martha’s Vineyard for children 15 months to 2.9 years old, according to an announcement from MV Youth. Taken together, the two projects will add 27 new toddler spaces and 18 new preschool spaces by summer 2021.

On the eve of the vote on the school reopening plan last week, working parents — many of whom are scrambling to figure out their own family work-school schedules with barely a month left before the start of school — expressed a litany of worries and frustrations.

After weeks of delays, rollbacks and revisions, all four Martha’s Vineyard school committees voted to approve a cautious reopening plan on Thursday.

Last-minute guidance released Wednesday from the Baker administration strongly suggests that low-risk communities should start the school year with in-person learning.

All-Island school committee members remain torn over a phased plan that would eventually have all students back in classrooms by Oct. 27.

Administrators presented a rolled-back, phased approach for re-opening public schools Thursday, now hoping to have students in classrooms nearly a month later than originally proposed.