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Have openings in your child care program?
As openings or changes occur, please contact us toll free at (866)511-2244 to update your file in our referral database.
Child care providers can get paid up to 15 percent above the maximum rate
Did You Know?
You can be paid up to 15 percent above the maximum rate, if you are serving a child care assistance family and have one or more of the following:
First Children's Finance makes loans to child care and early education businesses. They finance new businesses, and support expansion, quality improvements, and operations for existing ones. Loans are available to both family child care providers and centers.
Visit First Children's Finance online or call 1-866-562-6801 for more information.
R.E.E.T.A.I.N (Retaining Early Educators Through Attaining Incentives Now) is a workforce retention program that strives to reduce the turnover rates among child care providers who work with young children. Grant recipients are free to use grant dollars as they choose. Grant dollars are considered additional salary and may be used to pay bills, reinvest in your in your child care setting, or cover personal expenses.
This open-ended grant is available to child care providers who:
The REETAIN grant is a competitive grant. Your chances of being awarded a grant depend on the total number of applicants and the extent to which you meet the grant priorities.
The grant application period occurs once a year:
The TEACH (Teacher Education And Compensation Helps) program was developed to upgrade the level of education of those working with young children by making the educational process affordable, increasing wages and reducing turnover.
This scholarship program for family child care providers and child care center staff offers funds to take courses toward an associate or bachelor degree in early childhood education at an accredited college in Minnesota.
To learn more about TEACH scholarships, visit www.mnchildcare.org or contact Christina Schwartz at firstname.lastname@example.org or (651) 290-9704 ext. 109.
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