Our Partners & Funders

Our Partners

We have strong collaborative relationships with many organizations throughout Maryland to advance school readiness. We partner with the following organizations on various advocacy, programmatic, and public awareness efforts:

Bedtime in a Box

Early Childhood Advisory Councils

Every Person Influences Children (EPIC)

Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence

Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education

Judy Centers

Local School Systems

Maryland Association for the Education of Young Children

Maryland Chamber of Commerce

Maryland Family Network

Maryland Public Libraries

Maryland Public Television

Maryland State Department of Education

Nature Play Space

PNC Grow Up Great


UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland

University of Maryland Children's Hospital

University of Maryland School of Medicine

University of Maryland, School of Social Work

United Way of Central Maryland

Our Funders

We gratefully acknowledge the generous contributions of our past and current funders and contributors:

The Abell Foundation

Baltimore Community Foundation

Brookes Publishing Company

Callanan Family Fund


Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

Corporate Office Properties Trust

The Hoffberger Foundation Inc.

Kaplan Early Learning Company


Maryland State Department of Education

Northrop Grumman

PNC Foundation

The Policy Equity Group


T. Rowe Price, Inc.

Washington Area Women's Foundation

Wright Family Foundation

...and the generous support from our individual contributors.


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Ready At Five improves the practice and quality of early childhood education in Maryland.


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