Local Funding for Early Learning: A Community Toolkit
Elizabeth Gaines, Senior Fellow, The Forum for Youth Investment
“I don’t often see this level of quality work – so you are to be congratulated for the accomplishment. And as President of the UNC School of Government Foundation, I am really pleased to see you using the great resources of the institution that gave me my start in public service.”
Ed Kitchen, VP and COO of the Joseph M. Bryan Foundation of Greater Greensboro
Jennie Eblen, Co-Chair, Asheville Buncombe Preschool Planning Collaborative
David Jackson, President and CEO, Boone, NC Area Chamber of Commerce
In the News
Ballot initiatives don’t receive much reporting outside of the state where they happen. Yet these November 3rd asks of voters in seven states (six at the local level) are worthy of understanding and celebrating. In Multnomah County, Oregon; Colorado; San Antonio,...
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, FL, NOVEMBER 4, 2020 - Escambia County voters approved a new Children’s Services Council (CSC). Complete, but unofficial, totals show 97,625 Escambia County residents (60.90%) voted in favor of creating the Escambia Children’s Trust, while 62,689...
ST. LOUIS, MO, NOVEMBER 3, 2020 - St. Louis Proposition R, a property tax to fund early childhood services measure, was on the ballot as a referral in St. Louis on November 3, 2020. It was approved. A "yes" vote supports authorizing an additional property tax of $60...