Funding Partners

Overview of Child First Funding

Child First, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in Connecticut. Child First, Inc. is the legal name of the National Program Office which oversees the replication and implementation of the Child First model. The NPO is funded by private and public grants, contracts, and fee income from Affiliate Agencies who contract with Child First, Inc. to implement the model and maintain fidelity.

Affiliate Agencies are funded through a variety of public and private funding sources. Child First works with state and other partners to develop sustainable sources of funding for ongoing operations of Child First services offered by Affiliate Agencies.

Financial Information

Link to 990s for Child First, Inc.

FY 18 (7/1/17 - 6/30/18) - PDF icon 990 2017.pdf

FY 17 (7/1/16 - 6/30/17) - PDF icon 990 2016.pdf

Recent Funding Partners of Child First, Inc.


  • Goldman Family Foundation

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • Grossman Family Foundation

  • William C. Bullitt Foundation

  • Viking Global

  • Blum Shapiro Foundation

Government Grants & Contracts

  • CT Office of Early Childhood
    (funded by the Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program -
    MIECHV, from the US Department of Health and Human Services)

  • CT Department of Children and Families

  • The Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County

  • Trillium Health Resources