The Institute for Child Success

OUR VISION IS THE SUCCESS OF ALL YOUNG CHILDREN.

Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, the Institute for Child Success (ICS) is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit research and policy organization dedicated to the success of all young children.

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Research & Policy

ICS proposes smart public policies grounded in research to improve outcomes for all children. We believe in the power of bold ideas to shape the dialogue about our children’s futures and build a more just society. Learn More >

Who We Are

Launched in 2010, the Institute for Child Success (ICS) is a private, nonpartisan research and policy organization. ICS works to create a culture that facilitates and fosters the success of all young children. Learn More >

Board of Directors

Our Board is composed of dynamic thought leaders and visionaries from across the US. They guide our work and provide overall strategic direction to our efforts to improve outcomes for all young children. Learn More >

Videos

Our ever-growing video library is a great resource for better understanding the complex challenges we face — and the varied solutions within our reach. Ready to learn more about ICS? Take a look at our work in action. Watch Videos >

Advisory Services

ICS advises governments, foundations, and nonprofits on strategies to improve outcomes for children using innovative types of financing, through systems integration and building, leadership development and more. Learn More >

Staff & Fellows

Our team of cross-disciplinary experts drive our work to improve outcomes for all young children. Whether it’s our staff or our Senior Fellows, we bring years of varied experience to the table, and we’re here to help. Meet the Team >

From the Blog

In rural communities, Head Start plays a critical role

By Megan Carolan, Director of Policy Research  It is easy, sometimes, for cities to dominate the conversation on education policy in America, especially in the world of…

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Newsletter: Nurturing Developing Minds Recap, Pay for Success Paper release, and new events calendar!

Thanks for Joining Us! - Nurturing Developing Minds Conference & Small Talks Events ICS was pleased to partner with the Children's Hospital and The Bradshaw Institute of…

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New resource: Opportunities for Special Education and Early Intervention in Pay for Success

By Megan Carolan, Director of Policy Research In the less than ten years since it arrived on the American social policy scene, Pay for Success financing has…

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