Community Schools Children & Families First serves as the Lead Agency for the Community Schools project, serving three of Wilmington’s most economically disadvantaged and lowest-achieving elementary schools – Bancroft, Stubbs, and Elbert-Palmer. By partnering with schools, parents, grassroots groups, funders, and more, we are working to ensure that:
  • children arrive at school healthy, energized, and prepared to learn;
  • families and community members are fully engaged as partners in the success of the children; and
  • the basic needs of children, their families, and neighbors are met by coordinated resources.
This project offers CFF a unique opportunity to advance our vision of communities where children are nurtured and safe, individuals are valued, and families are strong.

For more information, please contact the Community Schools Project Director at (302) 479-1674 or visit

Funders of this project include JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Delaware Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Centers, U.S. Department of Education, Delaware Criminal Justice Council, and the United Way of Delaware.