As a 501 (c)3 non-profit funded by both public dollars and private donations, we understand just how important these funds are. Each year Smart Start invests our funds carefully to maximize the impact of our programs on children and families in Henderson County!

Outside Resources

One requirement of receiving Smart Start funds through the State of North Carolina budget is that local partnerships match at least 19% (in 2016-2017) of state funds with grants, individual monetary contributions and in-kind contributions.

In 2015-2016, Smart Start of Henderson County and Smart Start programs received $293,419 in grants, financial and in-kind contributions increasing the impact of state funds in our community by 25%.