Durham’s Partnership for Children

About: Durham’s Partnership for Children, which is Durham County’s central early childhood agency, leads community strategies for children from birth to age 5 and their families that promote healthy development and learning and enhance access to high-quality child care. 2016-17 DGIN funding covered the expenses of two Transition teams that helped prepare rising kindergartners for […]

Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association

About: The Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association (ECWA) seeks to create a network of preserves and trails along which people can hike, bike and walk; build ties among Durham’s diverse neighborhoods and communities; and help adults, especially children, enjoy and appreciate being outdoors in a safe learning environment. 2016-17 DGIN funding paid for time spent by […]

Book Harvest

About: Book Harvest provides books to children and engages families and communities to promote lifelong literacy and academic success. 2016-17 DGIN funding brought “Books on Break,” a summertime literacy program that provides each participating child with a string backpack filled with 10 books, to Lakewood Elementary School. The funds covered the participation costs of one […]