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

  • ChildTrust Foundation
  • Invest Early NC:
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation
    • ChildTrust Foundation
    • John Rex Endowment
    • Joseph M. Bryan Foundation of Greater Greensboro
    • The Cemala Foundation
    • The Winer Family Foundation
  • NC Institute of Medicine/North Carolina Division of Public Health
  • The Duke Endowment
  • Triangle Community Foundation
  • Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Past Partners

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

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

NCECF does not pay for indirect costs with the exception of limited fringe benefits. The allowable fringe benefit expense may not exceed the lesser of 25 percent of the salary subtotal figure or the actual cost of the fringe benefits. Fringe benefits include health, person, and/or medical benefits.