About Us

Weā€™re fueled by a core belief: providing equal education opportunities to young children contributes to breaking the cycle of poverty.

Jumpstart is a national early education organization working toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. We provide language, literacy, and social-emotional programming for preschool children from under-resourced communities and promote quality early learning for all children. Since 1993, weā€™ve trained more than 58,000 college students and community volunteers to transform the lives of over 133,000 preschool children nationwide.

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Our preschoolers are not the only ones who love a good story! Learn more about the incredible volunteers, children, families, and supporters who help bring the Jumpstart program alive across the country.


Did you know that 84% of Jumpstart’s revenue goes directly to our programming? Take a deeper dive into our operating ratios, revenue breakdown, net assets, and more.

Join the Jumpstart Team

We’re looking for talent! From program work to finance and marketing, we have a wide variety of positions that attract a diverse workforce from all over the country.

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Can’t find what you’re looking for? A member of the Jumpstart team would be more than happy to assist you!Ā Contact Us

Together, we can help all children build the key language and literacy skills they need to take on the world.

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