Our Funding & Partners

As a 501(c)3 non-profit, that is funded by both public dollars and private donations, we understand just how important these funds are. Each year we use our funds to maximize the positive impact that our programs and services have on children and families!

 

WHERE DO WE RECEIVE OUR FUNDING?

We receive funding from the following sources:

Smart Start (NCPC)
NC Division of Child Development and Early Education
Southwestern Child Development Commission
Buncombe County
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation of North Carolina
The Community Foundation of WNC
Corporate Sponsors
Board of Directors/Individual Giving

Your support makes a difference.

OUR WORK IS POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS:

Current Partners

Direct Service Providers:
Asheville City Schools Preschool – Play and Learn Groups
Child Care Services Association –The WAGE$ Project
FIRST – Preschool Intervention/Inclusion (The SUNSHINE Project), The Incredible Years
MAHEC – Child Care Health Consultation
Southwestern Child Development Commission – Child Care Subsidy
The Literacy Council of Buncombe County – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

NC Pre-Kindergarten Providers:
Asheville City Schools Preschool
Eliada Child Development
Community Action Opportunities – Head Start
Verner Center for Early Learning

Community Partners:
Buncombe County Health & Human Services – Child Care Resource and Referral
Children First/Communities In Schools – The Success Equation
Mountain BizWorks – Child Care Business Basics
Parent U at Asheville City Schools
Rainbow In My Tummy at Verner Center for Early Learning
Self-Help Credit Union –Child Care Business Basics
United Way of Asheville-Buncombe – Advocacy Collaboration
Active Play Alliance- Asheville Adventure Play