About VECF

The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF) was founded in 2005 as a public-private partnership for the state’s early childhood efforts. VECF provides substantive leadership and drives innovative initiatives to ensure that Virginia’s children enter kindergarten healthy and ready to learn.


The non-partisan steward and capacity-builder for advancing school readiness in the Commonwealth.


Every Virginia child is prepared for school, laying the foundation for workforce and life success.