Craven Smart Start, Inc. is a 501© 3 non-profit agency. All donations are tax deductible and greatly appreciated.

Help us give children of Craven County a brighter and better future!

Donate with a credit card:

Donate by phone: (252) 636-3198

or donate with a check by mailing to:

Craven Smart Start, Inc.
2111F Neuse Blvd.
New Bern, NC 28560

Another way to support Craven Smart Start, designate Craven Smart Start as your charity on AmazonSmile when you shop on Amazon!


Fund Raiser

Do you have an idea for a fund raiser? Would your company like to join us in raising money to ensure that every child in Craven County receives the education, health and family support necessary to be successful in school? If so, then please call Pat Morrow at (252) 636-3198.


Thank you to some of our most recent Grantors:

Harold H. Bate Foundation

Craven County Community Foundation


Thank you to the Sponsors of the 2016 Craven Smart Start Holiday Hustle!

Stubbs Perdue
Allstate Insurance
Eastern Dermatology & Pathology PA
N. Kimmy Seymore
Coastal Children Clinic
Fisher Stores, Inc
Child Care Network
Craven Music Company
Craven Physical Therapy & Spine
Oscar Mortuary, Inc.
Remaxx By The Water
Dr. Jean Huryn
BB&TCowey Insurance Group

  • Craven Smart Start, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that administers Smart Start funds and programs in Craven County. Smart Start is designed to ensure that young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. Donations are tax deductible. Financial information about this organization and copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.