We are grateful to the organizations and individuals that invest in our shared vision to build a strong foundation for lifelong health, education and well-being for each North Carolina child.

Current Funding Partners

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
  • North Carolina Institute of Medicine/North Carolina Division of Public Health
  • North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services/Division of Child Development and Early Education
  • Pritzker Children’s Initiative
  • The Belk Foundation
  • The Duke Endowment
  • The Oak Foundation
  • Triangle Community Foundation
  • Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Past Partners

  • AJ Fletcher Foundation: 2013 – 2015
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina: 2018
  • Cemala Foundation: 2015-2017
  • ChildTrust Foundation: 2017, 2018
  • Early Learning Funders Collaborative: 2017
    • ChildTrust Foundation
    • Cemala Foundation
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation
    • SAS
    • The Duke Endowment
    • Winer Family Foundation
  • First Five Years Fund: 2014, 2016
  • Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students: 2016
  • Mary Duke Biddle Foundation: 2017
  • Mississippi Campaign for Grade Level Reading 2019
  • New Mexico Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge, Region IX Education Cooperative: 2015, 2016
  • North Carolina Partnership for Children: 2013 – 2016
  • North Carolina Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge, NC Department of Health and Human Services: 2015
  • Skeebo Foundation: 2017 – 2019
  • State of Wisconsin: 2016
  • The Goodnight Educational Foundation: 2018, 2019
  • The Triangle Community Foundation: 2018, 2019
  • United Way of the Greater Triangle: 2015-2018
  • Wells Fargo: 2015-2017

NCECF relies on support from generous individuals and organizations to carry out its work. Make your investment today.