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Private-Sector Challenge

invest in us challenges corporations, foundations and individuals to dedicate a greater ongoing percentage of their philanthropy to high-quality early childhood programs and research to achieve better education, health and social outcomes. Participants will be publicly recognized for their new commitments as Champions, Financial Champions, Leaders or Contributors.

Step 1

Choose the level at which you wish to make a commitment. Click on a level to learn more about its requirements and benefits.

Champion

Commitment Required

  • Commit to reallocate an ongoing 10% of philanthropic investments to early childhood (at least $3M per year).

Benefits

  • Public recognition by Invest in US.
  • Inclusion in the Invest in US booklet, InvestinUS.org and in ongoing blogs.
  • Membership in the Invest in US Challenge Council at Champion level.
  • Recognition in public press releases.
  • Support from challenge team in tracking goals.
  • PR support from challenge team in communicating commitments to general public and key stakeholders.

Financial Champion

Commitment Required

  • Commit greater than $5M in social impact bonds, pay for success contracts or other financial instruments (e.g., the Community Reinvestment Act and New Market Tax Credits).

Benefits

  • Public recognition by Invest in US.
  • Inclusion in the Invest in US booklet, InvestinUS.org and in ongoing blogs.
  • Membership in the Invest in US Challenge Council at Champion level.
  • Recognition in public press releases.
  • Support from challenge team in tracking goals.
  • PR support from challenge team in communicating commitments to general public and key stakeholders.

Leader

Commitment Required

  • Commit to reallocate an ongoing 10% of philanthropic investments to early childhood (at least $500k per year).

Benefits

  • Recognition in public press releases.
  • Membership in the Invest in US Challenge Council at Leader level.
  • Support from challenge team in tracking goals.
  • Recognition on InvestinUS.org and social media.
  • PR support from challenge team in communicating commitments to general public and key stakeholders.

Contributor

Commitment Required

  • Commit to reallocate an ongoing 5% of philanthropic investments to early childhood (at least $100k per year).

Benefits

  • Recognition on InvestinUS.org and social media.
  • Membership in Invest in US Challenge Council at Contributor level.

Step 2

Provide your information and submit your commitment to early childhood education. Information with an asterisk will be displayed on the site.

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