Every contribution helps improve outcomes for children, one leader at a time. All dollar amounts make a difference as we strive to support early childhood programs that enrich the lives of young children and those who lead them. Below are examples of how your gift improves the future.

Support Early Childhood Leadership

As the premier national early childhood leadership organization, the McCormick Center is the only place where your donation will have the strongest impact on improving early childhood leadership and outcomes for children.


Leadership development

$25 purchases supplies for an in-person professional learning opportunity
$50 purchases books for one participant
$100 purchases a professional learning opportunity for McCormick Center staff
$250 enables us to begin developing a new professional development eLearning module


$175 provides a leader with an online professional learning module
$475 enables a leader to attend a national leadership conference
$775 provides a leader with a year-long professional learning cohort
$1050 provides a leader with a week-long training on the only valid and reliable tool used to measure program administration practices
$1575 provides a leader the opportunity to earn their National Director Credential through Aim4Excellence™.