About Us

The purpose of the Escambia Children's Trust is to invest in the well-being of  children within Escambia County by maximizing resources and ensuring accountability through investment in and support to community provider programs through a competitive review process. We shall serve to collaborate and support necessary educational, preventive, developmental, treatment, intervention, and rehabilitative services for children within the County through funding and/or through cooperative agreements where not otherwise prohibited.

Happy Children
Happy Children

Our Core Purpose 

Working together to make our children's lives better. 


Our Core Values








Children in Science Class


In Dedication

Ronald C. Ellington

Ron Ellington - PNJ photo.webp

Mr. Ellington led the “Vote Yes for Kids” campaign that garnered the

necessary support in the county to create the Escambia Children’s Trust.

His legacy and dedication to the children of Escambia

County will live on for generations to come. The staff and Board of ECT

are eternally grateful for his contributions and efforts.

Photo Courtesy of PNJ.