Funding Partners

North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE)

DCDEE implements quality standards for child care and increases access to families and their children across North Carolina. They are generously funding NCIMHA’s work on Endorsement through their Preschool Development Grant. 

Learn more about their PDG work here.

North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities & Substance Abuse Services (DMH)

DMH provides support to achieve self-determination for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and quality services to promote treatment and recovery for individuals with mental illness and substance use disorders. They are generously funding our work on Endorsement in conjunction with Eastpoint Behavioral Health.

National/International Partners

Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health

The Alliance is a global organization that partners with associations of infant mental health so that associations can support, grow, diversify, and advocate for their local infant & early childhood mental health-informed workforce.

Learn more about their work here.

World Association for Infant Mental Health

WAIHM’s central aim is to promote the mental wellbeing and healthy development of infants throughout the world, taking into account cultural, regional, and environmental variations, and to generate and disseminate scientific knowledge. 

Learn more about their work here.


Local Partners 

NC Child

North Carolina Institute of Medicine

North Carolina Partnerships for Children (Smart Start)