When a child succeeds in school, everyone wins. That is why United Way of Franklin County supports programs working towards meeting and exceeding development benchmarks through experiences that enhance
learning for young children. These local programs help children learn skills and engage in activities that prepare them for school and life. We work with programs that provide good role models, mentorship, education, inclusion, and healthy activities so our children gain the confidence and skill to be future leaders in our community.
United Way Early Learning Programs:
The Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program allows eligible businesses to allocate tax dollars to UWFC. We use these funds with quality pre-K providers to offer scholarships for local families and build school readiness.
All scholarships are awarded through pre-K providers; Contact your pre-K provider to ask about participation.
A story of how quality early learning programs make a difference.
Kelly was born with spina bifida, a condition that affects the spinal cord. She has been in a PennCares program since birth and was first seen through the Early Intervention Program.
When she was not walking at age two-and-a-half, she was enrolled in the Peach Tree Kids’ Child Development Group which receives funding from United Way...