As seen in The June 2017 Help Me Grow National Center E-note

The Kate. B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is exploring the potential effectiveness of Help Me Grow in Forsyth County, North Carolina,  through its Great Expectations local initiative that helps every child enter school ready to learn. The Trust is currently funding research and analysis, working with Smart Start and MDC, the operating agency for Great Expectations. The recent Education NC’s Focus on Forsyth series featured the efforts to implement the HMG system model in the county in the article Bringing Help Me Grow to North Carolina.