ECEF is an independent organization not affiliated with any national or state youth group. ECEF relies primarily on grants, program assistance and contributions from caring people.
“Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.”
— Lady Bird Johnson, Former First Lady of the United States
In 2014-2015, over 45% of the students received some form of financial assistance to attend ECEF programs. Students received $40,000 in scholarship assistance in 2014.