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Our centers are open to serve our community’s essential workers but we urgently need various supplies to keep the children and our staff safe, please look at our immediate needs here and consider making a valuable donation.

Children need high quality early education

Children impacted annually by Early Childhood Alliance
Families in ECA Learning Centers depend on tuition assistance
Indiana children ages 3-5 in high-quality early childhood education programs1

Early Childhood Alliance helps children build a strong foundation for success in school and success in life.

  • Every $1 invested in early childhood programs saves taxpayers $7-$10 spent on welfare, remediation, education, unemployment, and law enforcement.
  • Children who have high quality early childhood education are more likely to graduate from high school.
  • Without kindergarten readiness, the consequences are costly. Northeast Indiana spends nearly $1.3 million on students held back in kindergarten each year.2
  • Quality early education programs like Early Childhood Alliance’s Learning Centers help reduce dropout rates, poverty and crime, while improving job skills to build a strong workforce.

Early Childhood Alliance depends on the generosity of community organizations and individuals just like you for 45% of our operating budget.

Your support for the education of young children – birth through age five – makes a significant impact on children and your community.

Revenue Sources

  • Govt Grants
  • Program Service Fees
  • Contributions
  • United Way
  • Fundraising Events


  • Program Expenses
  • Fundraising & Admin

How can I help build better futures for children?

  1. 66% of young Hoosier children require child care (ELAC, 2016; National Center for Children in Poverty, 2013).
  2. Source: Indiana Department of Education