EDCI partners with a variety of people and organizations who share our vision and commitment to success for all EDCI Zone children and families. Our program and community partners include East Durham parents and caregivers, youth, community members, neighborhood and civic groups, city and county agencies, nonprofit organizations, local colleges and universities, businesses, faith-based organizations, and funders. 

Our program partners offer specific resources and opportunities to children and families in the EDCI Zone as a part of EDCI’s pipeline of services.

City and county agencies

  • City of Durham
  • Durham County Cooperative Extension
  • Durham County Department of Public Health
  • Durham County Public Library
  • Durham County Social Services
  • Durham Parks and Recreation
  • Durham Public Schools


Civic groups and businesses

  • Downtown Durham Rotary
  • Self Help Credit Union


Local universities and schools

  • Duke Health
  • Duke's Office of Durham and Regional Affairs
  • Eastway Elementary School
  • KIPP Durham College Prep Public School
  • Maureen Joy Charter School
  • Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
  • Neal Magnet Middle School
  • Sarah P. Duke Gardens
  • Y.E. Smith Elementary School


Nonprofit organizations

  • Book Harvest
  • Center for Child & Family Health
  • Child Care Services Association
  • Citizen Schools NC
  • Communities In Schools of Durham
  • Diaper Bank of North Carolina
  • Downtown Durham YMCA
  • Dress for Success
  • Durham Economic Resource Center
  • Durham Literacy Center
  • Durham Regional Financial Center
  • Durham Together for Resilient Youth
  • Durham's Partnership for Children
  • Habitat for Humanity Durham
  • Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
  • Kidznotes
  • Latino Educational Achievement Program
  • Lincoln Community Health Center
  • Museum of Life and Science
  • NC Coastal Pines Girl Scouts
  • Playworks NC
  • REAL Durham
  • Reinvestment Partners
  • Student U
  • The Hill Center
  • Village of Wisdom

Click to view our STEAM program partners. 

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Let's talk about impact

Let's talk about impact

At EDCI we're celebrating our fifth year in operation. We have a lot to be proud of and a lot to work toward. We invite you to read our Impact Summary. 
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