2018 Impact Report Celebrates NCECF’s First Five Years

The NC Early Childhood Foundation’s 2018 Impact Report is hot off the press. This year we have chronicled and celebrated not only 2018, but our first five years in business. Since 2013, in collaboration with many of you, NCECF has:…

NC Senate Proposes 2019-21 Budget

The NC Senate has released their budget recommendations for the 2019-2021 biennium. The proposal comes after the Governor released spending priorities in March and the House released their proposal in early May. See a side-by-side comparison of early childhood provisions…

First 2000 Days Campaign Has A New Look!

My Google alerts remind me each week about the staying power of our First 2000 Days campaign and how far and wide it has spread across North Carolina, nearby in Georgia and as far as Mississippi and Calgary, Canada! The…

Guide to Family Forward Workplaces – Upcoming Webinar

Trouble Hiring? With low unemployment in NC and a 20-point gap between available jobs and skilled workers for those jobs, half of NC employers had trouble hiring in 2018. Missed our Family Forward Summit on April 1? Then join us…

Action Greensboro Recommends Employers Integrate Family-Friendly Practices

Greensboro employers who want to strengthen the well-being of the area’s local workforce should integrate family-friendly workplace policies, create an organizational culture of health and consider small policy adjustments, such as flexible office hours, that will reap large rewards. These…

Statewide Early Childhood Nonprofit Hires New Executive Director

The NC Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) has a new Executive Director. Muffy Grant comes to NCECF as a strong fund development professional and non-profit leader. Most recently she served as the Director of Development for Prevent Child Abuse NC and…