Denver's Early Childhood Council

Help young children in Denver thrive! Your donation helps ensure ALL children have equitable access to high quality child care, early learning experiences, and health & social emotional support services.

More Information

Fundraising Pages

Want to do more for your favorite charity? We’ve made it easy for you to raise money by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a fundraiser Current fundraisers for this charity (0)

General Information

General
Official Name
Denver Early Childhood Council, Inc.​​​​​​​
DBA/Trade Name(s)
Denver's Early Childhood Council
Former Name(s)
N/A
Acronym
-
Date Established
2010
Offers Additional Colorado State Tax Credit
Child Care Credit
Tax ID
27-3083665
Addresses
Headquarters Address
3532 Franklin Street
Suite F
Denver, CO 80205
Colorado Location
N/A
Mailing Address
N/A
Other Address
N/A
Phone/Fax
Main Phone Number
303-297-1800
Fax Number
N/A
Other Phone Number
720-644-2564
Web/Email
Email
emily@denverearlychildhood.org
Website
www.denverearlychildhood.org
Social Media Links
   

Mission Statement

We serve as Denver's early childhood hub; leveraging resources, opportunities and connections to create a quality system that impacts the lives of children and their families.

Organization History

Denver's Early Childhood Council was created in 1992 by then Denver Public Schools Superintendent Evie Dennis, and Mayor Wellington Webb to address a systemic need, and manage the quality improvements in Denver's Early Childhood Education (ECE) centers. The Council has fostered collaboration among providers, government agencies, and policy advocates, to plan, implement, coordinate and incubate ECE improvements and innovations. In addition to its role as City/District collaborator and as a network for ECE stakeholders, early staff members managed the Consolidated Child Care Pilot Project (Pilot) for Denver prior to becoming established as an early childhood council. The Pilot was part of a state program to encourage the consolidation of ECE funding sources, collaborative early childhood service delivery, quality improvements and family engagement. In 2011, Denver's Early Childhood Council became an independent 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Testimonials

Denver's Early Childhood Council is a great resource, and has provided funds for needed materials and quality coaching to our center, children, parents/guardians and teachers. Classes and trainings have also been provided for us at no cost. The staff at the Council are knowledgeable, friendly and a joy to work with!

David Freyta
DIrector
El Mundo Feliz
Bilingual Preschool & Child Care Center

Key aspects of this profile information have been reviewed by Community First Foundation staff. Each organization is exclusively responsible for the content that appears on the profile page. Community First Foundation offers general guidance as to the purpose of each area but does not require or encourage charities to include anything in particular in each section.