The Magic of Giving

Hear from The Seattle Aquarium, Pacific Science Center, IslandWood, and other organizations who have benefited from early childhood education grants from the Ackerley Foundation.


Ensuring that every child’s education begins at birth.

An infant begins life totally dependent on others. Within five years, that same child can walk and communicate with the world. The Ackerley Foundation focuses on this time of rapid development to prepare our children for school and continued learning throughout their lives.


Baby Talk Could Boost Babies Brain Power

July 16th, 2014
New study shows some potential benefits of the special speech. · Read More

Math concepts + teamwork = big gains at struggling Renton school

July 16th, 2014
Math achievement is rising fast at Lakeridge Elementary School in the Renton School District, where teachers build students’ understanding of concepts as well as their skills. · Read More

Making the Most of Everyday Moments

With its simple and powerful message, the "Love. Talk. Play." campaign is helping new parents prepare their children for success in school and life. Learn More »