Areas of Interest

Priority Areas

All of the priority policy issues that face us as a nation have children and families at their heart. Restoring a thriving economy, reducing poverty and improving opportunity, creating living-wage jobs, accessing affordable health care, building a vibrant education system, reforming the immigration and criminal justice systems, and combating global warming to build a sustainable future – are all intricately related to the well-being of children and families. By bringing early childhood issues to the top of the domestic policy agenda, our country can fulfill the promise that every young child brings into the world and fulfill our promise as a nation. ECFC’s programming priorities key areas of interest that have critical policy, as well as practice, implications. Explore our priority areas below.

EC Funder Calls

April – November 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly surfaced urgent needs for young children, their families and laid bare the fragility and inequity of the......

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National Day of Racial Healing

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) has designated January 19 as their 5th annual  National Day of Racial Healing.   ECFC encourages our members and philanthropy colleagues to pause......

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