We work to support the various adults in young children’s lives with resources and information so that all kids can grow up healthy, confident, and ready to learn.
Packard Foundation’s investment in the futures of our youngest children
Number of grants given to support early learning and health for our nation’s children
Innovating & Scaling What Works
We test and evaluate models for child development and learning to understand what works and how to share it.
Investing in Leaders
We back community leaders who support and promote building quality relationships between adults and children at the state and local level.
Advocating for Quality
We support grantees who push for policies, programs, and services that improve the lives and health of children and families.
We help educators and care providers collaborate with other partners in their communities to ensure children and families receive the support they need to be healthy and successful.
Researching Best Practices
We research and evaluate what’s happening in the field and share findings and best practices throughout the state.