In this brief — the first in a series highlighting these challenges — we focus on the funding required for programs to address parent and child needs at the same time, a key component of developing a sustainable and effective two-generation program. Most state and federal funding is designed for discrete purposes, geared toward either adults or children. Organizations and public officials must be creative in combining and weaving together public funds to support two-generation approaches. This brief outlines the key funding sources of six organizations and partnerships pursuing a two-generation approach, along with their strategies for aligning multiple sources of funding to account for the needs of the whole family. The organizations — located in Connecticut, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, New York and Texas — represent a range of diverse ways to align and combine funding sources. In sharing these strategies, we hope to offer ideas for other organizations and partnerships seeking to bring together programs and services that enable parents and their children to thrive.