Meet Family Forward NC Advisory Council’s Newest Members

Leaders from home improvement company Lowe’s and the Women’s Business Center of North Carolina will join a group of prominent business and community representatives and health experts that will help create a guide to inspire employers to incorporate more family-friendly…

NC Employers and Employees Agree on Benefits of Family Friendly Workplaces

Family Forward NC’s research explores benefits and challenges of family-friendly policies Employers and employees believe family-friendly practices help businesses attract and retain talent—and keep companies strong, according to findings released today by the NC Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF). The research…

Wake County Named as Finalist for 2017 All-America City Award

Wake County has been named as a finalist for the All-America City Award for exemplary work in eliminating barriers faced by children from low-income families on the path to becoming proficient readers through the WAKE Up and Read collaboration. Wake…

$245,000 Awarded to Achieve Grade-Level Reading in North Carolina

Raleigh, NC – The NC Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF), a statewide nonprofit driven by the vision that each North Carolina child has a strong foundation for lifelong health, education and well-being, has been awarded grants totaling $245,000 from The Belk…

Triangle Community Foundation and United Way Partner for Early Literacy

The North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) is partnering with the United Way of the Greater Triangle, Triangle Community Foundation and community coalitions in Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake counties to ensure children are on a pathway to grade-level…