Early Childhood Funder Network

Grantmakers who are interested in supporting early childhood initiatives explore best practices, learn from cutting-edge research, and access advocacy tools. Group meetings provide opportunities for grantmakers in this funding space to identify peers, share information, and collaborate with each other.

Early Childhood Funders Network meeting topics have included: 

  • Cross-State Conversations for EC Funders

  • Missouri Office of Childhood

  • Access to Quality Early Childhood Education in the St. Louis Region

  • Pritzker Family Foundation’s National Collaborative for Infants and Toddlers

  • The Biology of Toxic Stress and the Science of Hope

  • Kansas City’s Early Education Funders Collaborative

  • Early Childhood Initiatives: Lessons from Detroit’s Kresge Foundation