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The Institute for Child Success works to deliver research driven insights and solutions to governments, foundations, nonprofit organizations, and communities seeking to improve outcomes for young children and their families. With experts in the fields of public policy, finance, nonprofit management, law, child development, economics, and leadership development, ICS is poised to help diverse organizations generate the right solutions to help meet their goals.

Recent projects have included:

  • A comprehensive analysis of the economic impact of preK in Los Angeles County
  • A cost-benefit analysis of an early literacy program serving a two state region
  • Consulting with a state legislative body on state preK policies across the United States
  • Advising a large school district on a child-focused redesign of their pregnant and parenting teen initiatives
  • Advising state legislators and their staffs on legislation to enable Pay for Success contracts in their states

For more information on how to partner with the Institute for Child Success on strategies to improve outcomes for children in your community, state, or organization, please contact Bryan Boroughs, ICS Vice President.

Why Work with ICS?

“The feasibility study ICS produced for Spartanburg legitimized a dream. We still have a long way to go but we would have never reached this point without them.”


– Chris Story, Assistant City Manager, City of Spartanburg, SC 

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“[ICS’s] core pieces of work have created avenues for new partnership and deeper understanding of the Reach Out and Read impact in the region.”

– Callee Boulware, Executive Director, Reach Out and Read Carolinas

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“The process of developing the brief turned out to be almost as important as the brief itself….The result was more than we had hoped for.”

– Barbara Manoski, Quality Counts Program Director, Spartanburg County First Steps

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