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Recent News & Information

February is Family Support Awareness Month

February is Family Support Awareness Month. This time of year highlights the critical work done by specific Smart Start-funded programs, home visiting and parenting education (HVPE). Early childhood home visiting and parenting education programs strengthen the...

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Join Us For Our Annual Bidders’ Workshop

Smart Start is accepting program applications for the FY22-23 funding cycle. You are invited to attend our upcoming workshop to learn more! About this event Smart Start of Mecklenburg County (SSMC) helps children turn five ready to thrive. SSMC is an innovator,...

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Renewal of Hope

For the past couple of years, readers of newsletters like these have been accustomed to the doom and gloom opening letter. Let’s face it; there hasn’t been a lot of good stuff to talk about. The yo-yo nature of the pandemic has cruelly manipulated hope, while the...

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Innovation Grant Recipient Update | Queen City Cocoa B.E.A.N.S.

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is known for allocating state, county, and private funds to local early childhood serving agencies. To increase impact and innovation, Smart Start of Mecklenburg County granted over $313,000 in one-time funding for Innovation Grants –...

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