Child Care Grant and Proposal Writing Workshop

Learn new ways to reach out and touch your partners, stakeholders and funders through excellent grant applications and funding proposals.

This 6-hour workshop is designed for all levels, from beginners to those who would like to take a fresh look. Come with ideas of what your child care program needs and let First Children’s Finance’s experienced staff assist you in developing your ideas and proposal. Plan to leave this seminar equipped with ideas, tools and a great start to succeed in your next funding opportunity.


What Past Attendees Have to Say

Child Care Grant & Proposal Writing provided me with clarity, courage and the ability to communicate with a powerful message. I am very excited to pursue my new skills to better Baxter Early Learning Center!
-Tiffany Finch


I came to this course hoping  to walk away with one nugget of information. I walked away with six hours worth of nuggets.
-Tammy Rasmussen, Halley’s Academy


Course Details

Credit Hours: Provides 6 hours of Iowa DHS training credit and NAC renewal hours.

Training Level: Level 1 (Progressing), Level 2 (Skilled) and Level 3 (Mastery).

Audience: Child Care Center or Preschool Directors and Owners, and Child Care Center or Preschool Board Members.

Content Area: 5-Strategies to manage an effective program operation.

Registration: $45 per person (lunch included). Payments will be handled through PayPal. You will receive an email confirmation within one week of registering that will include a link to make your payment. Register here


Dates and Locations

April 13, 2017
Ankeny, Iowa
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration Closed

May 18, 2017
Iowa City, Iowa–CLASS FULL
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Environmental Education Center
Registration Closed

June 16, 2017
Sioux City, Iowa
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Morningside College
Registration Closed


June 17, 2017
Council Bluffs, Iowa
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Council Bluffs Library
Registration Closed

July 19, 2017
Cedar Falls, Iowa
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Kaplan University
Registration Closed

February 1, 2018
Davenport, Iowa
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Community Action of Eastern Iowa
Last day to register is Friday, January 26

Register here

For more information contact:

Angie Rae Duncan, Senior Business Development Specialist


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