Work. Love. Play

If you missed NCECF’s Family Forward NC Summit on April 1, you’ll be inspired by our video about the day.  One hundred forty employers from across the state came together at RTI International to consider opportunities to create and expand…

Ready. Set. Go. Summer Learning Week is Just Around the Corner!

July 8-13 is Summer Learning week this year. Summer is an important time for children to keep learning as students can lose academic gains made during the school year. Research shows that summer learning loss can accumulate each year and…

2018 Impact Report Celebrates NCECF’s First Five Years

The NC Early Childhood Foundation’s 2018 Impact Report is hot off the press. This year we have chronicled and celebrated not only 2018, but our first five years in business. Since 2013, in collaboration with many of you, NCECF has:…

NC Senate Proposes 2019-21 Budget

The NC Senate has released their budget recommendations for the 2019-2021 biennium. The proposal comes after the Governor released spending priorities in March and the House released their proposal in early May. See a side-by-side comparison of early childhood provisions…

First 2000 Days Campaign Has A New Look!

My Google alerts remind me each week about the staying power of our First 2000 Days campaign and how far and wide it has spread across North Carolina, nearby in Georgia and as far as Mississippi and Calgary, Canada! The…