Partner Toolbox

Wake County SmartStart's Partner Toolbox includes information for funded partners. All documents are for the fiscal year 2015-2016, unless otherwise indicated. Please click on the text below to open each document. If you have any questions about the following information, please contact Brittany Clark via e-mail or phone 919-851-9550, ext. 122.

Toolbox Contents

Schedule of Due Dates
Direct Service Provider Monitoring Policy
Appeal Procedure
The Smart Start Resource Guide of Evidence-Based and Evidence-Informed Programs and Practices (6 MB)
WCSS Goals - Performance-Based Incentive System 

Communications Resources

Cash and In-Kind

Financial Forms

Financial Compliance


The social, educational and economic benefits for investing in our future workforce are so clear that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a 2010 report saying, "Early childhood education has a tremendous impact on the national viability of the American dream."