We Are Now Accepting Grant Proposals

The Hertford-Northampton Smart Start is accepting proposals for grants providing activities that will offer services to children up to age 5 and their families in Hertford and Northampton counties. Strong proposals will describe projects designed to provide nurturing and supportive environments and services that allow all families and children to develop socially, emotionally, physically and academically to their fullest potential. Any interested agency or organization may submit a proposal.
Applicants must be willing to either conduct extensive childcare resource and referrals services which include providing technical assistance and training to promote quality care and education, implement a comprehensive parenting program following the National Parents as Teachers Program using the Foundational & Model Implementation for parents with children birth to age five and in Hertford and Northampton Counties or implement an enhancement program to support the NC Pre-K program. Applicants must also be able to provide 20% cash/inkind match.
Applications are available at the Hertford- Northampton Smart Start office and all proposals received by 5:00 pm, February 26, 2018 will be considered. Grants will be announced in June and funds will be available on July 1, 2018. For more information contact Pamela Riddick-Dickens @ 252-398-4124.

Annual Report

We are very proud of the work that we do here at the Hertford Northampton Smart Start Partnership for Children.  Our work speaks volumes in the early childhood community and we strive to do all that we can to ensure that young children are being taken care of in a quality and nurturing environment. Please take the time to take a look at our Annual Report to see the impact that we have made during FY 2016-2017.

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2016-2017 Annual Report