Local Funding for Early Learning: A Community Toolkit
Elizabeth Gaines, Senior Fellow, The Forum for Youth Investment
“I don’t often see this level of quality work – so you are to be congratulated for the accomplishment. And as President of the UNC School of Government Foundation, I am really pleased to see you using the great resources of the institution that gave me my start in public service.”
Ed Kitchen, VP and COO of the Joseph M. Bryan Foundation of Greater Greensboro
Jennie Eblen, Co-Chair, Asheville Buncombe Preschool Planning Collaborative
David Jackson, President and CEO, Boone, NC Area Chamber of Commerce
In the News
San Antonio city officials have identified a lack of child-care resources in the city's south side where about 11,000 children currently reside. In an effort to combat this, Imagination Child Development Center, a new daycare center located in the South Side, opened...
In November 2018, Kent County, OH voters overwhelmingly approved the Ready by Five Early Childhood Millage proposal which today provides dedicated and sustainable funding for programs that improve the health, school readiness, and well-being of children under age...
Funded by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax, PHLpreK has provided free pre-K for more than 16,000 of the city's three- and four-year-olds since it's inception in 2017. This school year, PHLpreK launched with more providers and seats than ever; the program is ready to...