Special Announcement: Advancing Racial Equity in Early Childhood Systems

In partnership with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation, the Trust is funding organizations led by and serving people of color that are advancing racial equity in early childhood systems around the state.

“While each grantee is unique, they are unified around a passion for advancing equity through elevating community voice and leveraging the power of advocacy for systemic improvement,” said Shenell Thompson, Senior Program Officer for Local Impact in Forsyth County at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. “Through our Great Expectations initiative and our statewide work, the Trust is committed to helping children and families thrive. This collaboration helps to advance that work and focuses on creating lasting, equitable change in early childhood systems.”

Meet the grantees