Finance Department

The Finance Department oversees the administration and allocations of funds for Smart Start of Mecklenburg County, including budgeting state funds, private grants, donations and fundraisers, fiscal monitoring for direct service providers and in-house programs, prepares for state audits, as well as developing and maintaining contracts. Other functions include payroll and employee benefits. The Mecklenburg Partnership provides MAC (Multi-Accounting Contract) services for six other Smart Start partnerships from various counties.

Contract Manual

MAC Services

Smart Start Acronyms

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Smart Start of Mecklenburg County
(704) 377-6588
601 E. 5th Street, Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28202