Whether you’re an active, recent, or prospective funder or investor in Early Childhood Development (ECD), we help make your job easier by bringing forward and connecting you to the most promising organizations and talent in ECD.
ECD Venture Index
Our ECD Venture Index is the most comprehensive and open database of social entrepreneurs and ventures in ECD. You can easily search and sort by your primary areas of interest.
Early Childhood Demo Week (coming soon)
Building on the momentum from our inaugural field convening, Early Futures, we will host our first virtual Early Childhood Demo Week in early 2020. We envision Demo Week to become the national open marketplace for ECD innovation and impact where funders, ventures, and key partners can discover, inform, and connect with each other.
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ECD Field Primers
Review and share the following field primers for an introduction to key areas of innovation and impact in ECD.
For more on the science of ECD: Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University
For more on investing in ECD: University of Pennsylvania’s Toolkit for Donors in Early Childhood
For more on who’s funding ECD: Early Childhood Funders Collaborative’s map of philanthropic giving
For more on the economic ROI of ECD investments: visit the Heckman Equation 13% ROI Research Toolkit
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