Making the Ideal RealWeVision EarlyEd aims to make child care work better for everyoneLearn more
‘Momentum’Our 2020/2021 annual report captures partner stories andRead Their Stories
showcases what inspires us to continue building momentum
in the coming year
Celebrating a MajorRead More
Win for D.C.'s Early
Progress on PayOur CEO and President applauds a critical winRead More
for vital early childhood educators in D.C.
Let us count the ways.
We work with partners who support families, caregivers, educators and communities to create the conditions and environments children need to thrive.
Our Focus Areas
Our work encompasses four initiatives: Early Learning, Food Security, Seventh-day Adventist and Family Philanthropy.
Our Commitment to DEI
Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is inseparable from who we are and what we do.
New Investments to Improve Food Security in the D.C. Metropolitan AreaAugust 5, 2022
Other Recent News
Foundation’s Interactive 2020/2021 ‘Year in Review’ Now Available
Our 2020/2021 Year in Review “Momentum” captures partner stories and showcases what inspires us to continue building momentum in the coming year. Explore our interactive report and download a PDF version of it here.
In Memory: Jane Bainum
Honoring a Life and Legacy of Generosity Jane Bainum (1919—2021) With great sadness, we announce that our co-founder Jane Bainum passed away this week at the age of 101. She and her husband, Stewart Bainum, Sr., established the Bainum Family Foundation in 1968, committed from the beginning to supporting children and families living in poverty. Her … Continued
Foundation’s Interactive 2019/2020 ‘Year in Review’ Now Available
Our 2019/2020 Year in Review, “What Matters Most,” features stories that capture key moments from the past year, showing how our partners and staff — with immense passion, commitment and creativity — pivoted and persevered to meet those moments. Explore our interactive report and download a PDF version of it here.