Grant Impact Report: Smart Start Stories 

FY21-22 Grant Opportunities: Innovations in Early Childhood

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Recent News & Information

Shop for GOOD | July 19-23

Shop for GOOD: How You Can Support Local Families with Young Children Imagine the following: having to choose between diapering and feeding your children; not being able to go to work or school because you lack the required number of diapers for your child to attend...

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Our Year in Review: How You Can Support Our Mission

Our Year in Review: How You Can Support Our Mission Smart Start is more than a funder of child-serving agencies across Mecklenburg County.  We are a collaborator, leader, and convener in Mecklenburg County’s early childhood space.  Our team, together with the agencies...

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GPS – Water Safety

Saturday, June 12  | 10am - 11am Water delivers a multi-sensory experience! From the feel on our skin to the reflection of light to the classic smell of the ocean or pool…..our children with autism are bombarded with learning opportunities. Stephanie Tomalis, Program...

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GPS – Music and Movement

Tuesdays, June 15 - August 10 | 2:30pm - 3:00pm 601 E. 5th St. Charlotte, NC 28202Training Room 1 *no class on July 13This in-person, fun and educational, 8-week program for children with disabilities, ages 3-5, designed to increase social and foundational skills...

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Grant Impact Stories | Innovations in Early Childhood

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is known for its allocation of state, county, and private funds to local early childhood serving agencies. In order to increase impact and innovation, in the spring of 2021, Smart Start of Mecklenburg County granted over $115,000 in...

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