Financing Strategically

There are many ways to generate revenue to support equitable, diverse, and inclusive early childhood systems. This section describes options, including state general revenues, taxes, tax credits, and lotteries. It offers descriptions of ways to maximize revenue. The section also shares state examples of the following: promoting access to high-quality early care and education, addressing mental health and improving social outcomes, providing professional development opportunities to the workforce, and offering training and technical assistance to encourage equity for all children.