Iowa Regional Office

Since 2006, First First Children’s Finance has assisted hundreds of Iowa’s Child Development Homes, child care centers and preschools with business goals and challenges. We have also assisted communities, promoted partnerships and worked to improve systems that strengthen and grow quality early care and education in Iowa.

Our Programs & Services


Loans & Financial Technical Assistance
Business Consulting
Community Consulting
Training & Workshops
Growth Fund Program

Iowa News & Updates

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Summer 2020
COVID-19 Business Resources Update (April 2020)
COVID-19 Business Resources (March 2020)

COVID-19 Business Resources and Information

First Children’s Finance Resources
Managing Child Care Businesses During COVID-19 Webinar
Cash Flow Spreadsheet
Analyzing Financial Statements (Calculate how many days you can operate with cash on hand)
Business Resource Center for Child Care Centers
Business Resource Center for Family Child Care
Need help or have questions about your business operations? Contact us!

Other Resources
State of Iowa official COVID-19 Website
Iowa Business Recovery Assistance
Targeted Small Business (TSB) Sole Operator Fund
Small Business Utility Disruption Prevention
Iowa Workforce Development
Small Business Administration (SBA) Coronavirus Relief Options

Business Resources

FCF Center-Based Business Resources
FCF Home-Based Business Resources
Iowa Early Care and Education Links
National Early Care and Education Links

Meet the Staff

Heidi Schlueter,
Regional Director

(563) 271-9890

heidi@firstchildrensfinance.org


Angie Rae Duncan,
Senior Business Development Specialist

(515) 229-5064

angie@firstchildrensfinance.org


 

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