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
Since 2017, a beverage sales tax in Philadelphia has funded the PHLpreK program for 3-and-4-year-olds, and upgraded recreation centers and libraries across the city. Sugar sweetened drinks are taxed 1.5-cents per ounce tax on beverage distribution, including syrups...
The National Conference of State Legislatures provides information and resources about states that allow citizen initiative and popular referendum; the processes; and a searchable ballot measure database from the1800s through the present by state, topic, keyword,...
The Children's Funding Project previews ballot initiatives across the country for children's programs from Missouri to New Mexico. Victories in November will dedicate millions of dollars to kids for child care to mental health services and more. Revenue to fund these...