Join the early care and education workforce with our new Early Educator Fast Track Initiative serving Chesterfield, Hopewell and Richmond, VA.

Vision: Every region in Virginia will ensure equitable opportunities for all families with young children to thrive.
Mission: VECF is the non-partisan steward of Virginia’s promise for early childhood success.



Virginia Promise Partnership
Join our movement to secure affordable, quality childcare for all Virginia families by 2030, regardless of income. Visit the Virginia Promise Partnership website to access resources to amplify your childcare story, and learn more about this dynamic coalition of 30+ organizations leading our grassroots advocacy efforts.
Virginia Business Roundtable for Early Education
The Roundtable is comprised of executives in business/employers, local & regional chambers, and economic development agencies representing all Ready Regions in Virginia, promoting investment and innovation throughout Virginia’s early childhood care and education system.
Gotta Have Childcare
Quality, affordable childcare impacts children, families, and our communities. Temporary federal funding in Virginia will end in the coming year and, without further action, tens of thousands of children and families will lose access to child care. Find out how you can help.