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Bright by Text

Bright by Three’s mission is to help all families give kids a bright beginning so they can grow into healthy, happy and successful adults.

Founded: 1995 by Jean McSpadden, Nim Patel, Jared Wigdor

  • Program Area

  • Location of Impact

    United States
  • Headquarters Location

    Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Product Platforms

  • Budget

    $1,000,000 +
  • Founder Demographics

    Female, Racial or Ethnicity Minority

Bright by Text sends free games, tips, and resources right to your cell phone. We offer targeted developmental messages to any caregiver with a cellphone. Messages are tailored to a child’s age 0-5 and include information on early development, language and early literacy, health and safety, behavioral tips, and more! Bright by Text messages provide developmental education and guidance based on the expected birthdate or age of a child up to 5. Each message links to a landing page with more learning materials including short modeling videos and related books Expert content is from partners such as Bright by Three, PBS, Vroom, and Sesame Street. Provided with a caregiver’s zip code, Bright by Text delivers relevant information about local resources and events where community partners exist.

Funders and Awards

Overdeck Family Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, ZOMA Foundation, 2nd Place at Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative,