A New Name for a New Reality: The Ounce is Now Start Early Read More

Year in Review & Financials

Start Early (formerly known as the Ounce) is committed to using donations efficiently and effectively to give every child the opportunity to reach their full potential in life.

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Year in Review & Financial Summary

We are proud to share the tremendous progress we have made over the years thanks to dedicated early learning champions like you.

Management & Stewardship

We maintain professionalism, accountability and transparency in the management and stewardship of financial contributions. Below you will find Start Early’s Form 990s and audited financial statements.

990 Forms

Compensation information for our president, Diana Rauner, is not listed on 990 Forms since she has elected to serve in her role without salary or other compensation.

Audited Financial Statements

Charity Ratings

As a nonprofit that serves Chicago and communities across our country, Start Early is proud to have received the highest rankings from the nation’s most reputable charity evaluators.

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