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 Foundation
  • ChildTrust Foundation
  • 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
  • North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services/Division of Rape Prevention and Education
  • Pacific Western Bank
  • Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
  • Invest Early NC
    • Winer Family Foundation
    • John Rex Endowment
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation
    • Joseph M. Bryan Foundation of Greater Greensboro
    • ChildTrust Foundation
    • The Cemala Foundation

Past Partners

  • AJ Fletcher Foundation: 2013 – 2015
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina: 2018 – 2020
  • ChildTrust Foundation: 2017 – 2018
  • Early Learning Funders Collaborative: 2017
    • 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: 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 Department of Public Instruction: 2018 ‐ 2019
  • North Carolina Partnership for Children: 2013 – 2016
  • North Carolina Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge, NC Department of Health and Human Services: 2015
  • Oak Foundation: 2018 ‐ 2020
  • Pritzker Children’s Initiative: 2018 ‐ 2020
  • Skeebo Foundation: 2017 ‐ 2019
  • State of Wisconsin: 2016
  • The Belk Foundation: 2018 – 2020
  • The Cemala Foundation: 2015 – 2017
  • The Duke Endowment: 2018 – 2020
  • The Goodnight Educational Foundation: 2018 – 2019
  • Triangle Community Foundation: 2019 – 2021
  • 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.

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.