Our Partners

We believe that lasting relationships begin with good partnerships! Our partners contribute innovative ideas, in-kind support, funding, and offer other invaluable contributions to further our mission. Together we are committed to ensuring every family in the United States has access to a child care system that supports children’s growth, development and educational advancement and creates a positive economic impact for families and communities.
It is with deep gratitude that we recognize and acknowledge our partners for their continued dedication and support of Child Care Aware® of America’s mission.

A special thank you for our nation-wide network of members who shape state and local early childhood policies and the first level of support for children and families!

Centers, Projects, and Initiatives

Contributions made by our funders and partners ensure the success and sustainability of a range of programs that benefit young children and their families.
Child Care Works
Emergency Preparedness
Power to the Profession
Think Babies
United States Military and Department of Defense Programs

National Center for Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning (NCECDTL)
Partners on this project:

  • ZERO TO THREE (lead partner)
  • University of Denver
  • University North Carolina
  • University of Washington
  • WestEd
  • Applied Engineering Management Corporation

National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness (NCECHW)
Partners on this project:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (lead partner)
  • Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development
  • National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
  • Education development Center, Inc.
  • National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education
  • Nemours
  • University of California Los Angeles Health Care Institute

National Center for Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (NCPFCE)
Partners on this project:

  • Brazelton Touchpoints Center (lead partner)
  • Center for the Study of Social Policy
  • Child Trends