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



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!

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Bojangles Zaxby’s
Fisher Stores, Inc Alphagraphics
Child Care Network BB& T
Double Tree by Hilton New Bern waterfront N. Kimmy Seymore
Stubbs Perdue Eastern Dermatology & Pathology PA
Cowey Insurance Group Remaxx By The Water
Potash Corp Aurora Oscar Mortuary, Inc.

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  • 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.