WAYS TO give 

It costs $14,144 for a year of infant child care.

Average annual tuition at

a state college is $7,292.

250,000 babies are born in New York each year.

EXCELLENCE IN EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION

WITH EQUAL ACCESS FOR ALL FAMILIES

There are nearly 150,000 working mothers of young children in NY.

The Early Care & Learning Council has been a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization since 1975. The State of New York has been one of its largest funders. However, with budget cuts that have yet to be restored and an ever-increasing need for our services, ECLC raises funds to meet its mission and have the maximum impact across the entire state.


Help the next generation of New Yorkers succeed.

Strong Start New York

The Early Care & Learning Council's annual giving program raises funds to supplement its advocacy and public policy work, improving general operations to support high quality early learning, as well as special projects and new initiatives, each year.  Read more >