Funding Process

Wake County SmartStart operates on a 3-year funding cycle. We are in the first year of the current cycle. The proposal process will open again to the community for fiscal year 2017-18. If you have questions, please contact Anna Troutman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


The social, educational and economic benefits for investing in our future workforce are so clear that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a 2010 report saying, "Early childhood education has a tremendous impact on the national viability of the American dream."