In 2018, The Duke Endowment announced a strategic emphasis on early childhood as a way to amplify our existing program area work and help us produce greater impact across our grantmaking. Duke University experts helped us formulate the shared outcomes that steer our Zero to Eight work. In this e-newsletter, we invite you to learn more about how we’re supporting services for children prenatal to age 8.
As part of The Duke Endowment’s summer literacy program, rural churches found creative ways to help young scholars despite COVID.
In North Carolina, researchers are testing a promising program designed to help vulnerable families build nurturing relationships.
Imagine trying to learn the alphabet when it’s a struggle to see the letters. In the Carolinas, Impact America is helping preschoolers receive vision care during their crucial formative years.
Reading on grade level takes not just a great teacher, but a whole range of health, education and family supports. Enter NC Pathways to Grade-Level Reading, a collaborative effort aimed at helping North Carolina improve outcomes for children and their families.