Funders and Partners


T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center Sponsorship Options

A variety of annual sponsor options allow your company/organization to create a package based on sponsor choice that can grow awareness about your products and services and align with your company’s/organization’s outreach goals and budget. For Sponsorship Options click here.

Getting a T.E.A.C.H. Program started takes careful planning and consideration by a state’s early childhood stakeholder community and engaging partners throughout the state is critical to its success. Financial support is a key ingredient for sustaining and expanding a T.E.A.C.H. Program. Funding for T.E.A.C.H. Programs can come from a variety of sources. 

  Examples of T.E.A.C.H. State Program Funders

  • Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Quality Funds
  • Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Funds
  • State General Funds
  • State Pre-K Funds
  • State Tobacco Settlement or Lottery Funds
  • Local Government Funds
  • Foundations
  • United Way
  • Corporate
  • Sponsor and Recipient Partnered Funds

Examples of T.E.A.C.H. State Partners

  • Higher education institution faculty
  • Child Care resource and referral agencies
  • Child care licensing
  • Cooperative Extension
  • State child care administrator or designee
  • Head Start Collaboration Office
  • State early childhood initiatives and/or professional organizations
  • Funders
  • Scholarship recipients and sponsors
  • State Pre-K administrator

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center can provide you with information on how to approach potential partners and funders to support bringing a T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Program to your state. Contact us here.