Our Philosophy

Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD) seeks to partner with a diversity of funders and organizations who share a common interest to create an inclusive society where children, youth and families can achieve their full potential.  

The Center maintains unparalleled access to the University community and embraces the opportunity to partner with Centers, Schools, and Departments within Georgetown University. With strong Georgetown values guiding every partnership, we work together to bridge the campus and community.

Funding Partners (Current and Past)

  • A.L. Mailman Family Foundation
  • Abbott Foundation*
  • Administration for Children and Families/Office of Head Start*
  • Administration for Community Living, Administration on Intellectual and Disabilities*
  • American Academy of Pediatrics*
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • American Institute for Research*
  • Amerigroup*
  • Association of State Public Health Nutritionists
  • Casey Foundation
  • Children’s Research Institute*
  • Cigna
  • David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health
  • District of Columbia, Child and Family Services Agency*
  • District of Columbia, Department of Behavioral Health*
  • District of Columbia, Department of Disability Services*
  • District of Columbia, Department of Health*
  • District of Columbia, Department of Mental Health
  • District of Columbia, Office of the State Superintendent of Education*
  • Education Development Center, Inc*
  • Family Voices
  • Fight for Children Foundation
  • Goldman Sachs Foundation*
  • Health Research Institute
  • Los Angeles County Children and Families First (First 5 LA)*
  • Mailman Foundation
  • Maine Department of Health & Human Services
  • Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA*
  • Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Stark County, Ohio
  • Mississippi Department of Health
  • Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
  • National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
  • National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities*
  • Open Society Foundation*
  • PCORI*
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation*
  • Sesame Street Workshop*
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health
  • US Air Force
  • US Department of Education
  • Verizon Foundation*

*Current Funding Partners


Academic Partners

  • American University of Afghanistan
  • East China Normal University
  • Florida State University
  • Howard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Oregon State University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Maryland Baltimore
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Texas Health Sciences Institute at Houston
  • University of Tsukuba
  • University of Virginia
  • Utah State University
  • Vanderbilt University
Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development is a designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.