New Resource: How to Build a Family Forward Community

Through our Family Forward NC initiative, we’ve engaged with more than 6,200 employers across North Carolina and helped employers of all sizes and industries create and change their policies to make their workplaces healthier for employees and their families and…

NCECF Board Members Make Waves on the State and National Level

Several of NC Early Childhood Foundation’s Board members are receiving recognition in North Carolina and nationwide: Camp Corral – a summer camp for children of wounded, injured, ill, and fallen military heroes – was featured on the Today Show. Easter…

COVID-19 Exacerbates Inequities in Early Childhood Education

NC Early Childhood Foundation’s Executive Director, Muffy Grant, had the opportunity to discuss the decline in preschool and kindergarten enrollment that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for families with incomes below $25,000 dollars. In the interview, Muffy…

Learning Happens Everywhere, All Summer Long!

While learning loss estimates due to the pandemic may differ, there is agreement that children need to keep learning all summer long. Parents still need support to keep their children learning during the summer, especially to tackle learning loss associated…