About Us

First Children’s Finance is dedicated to growing the supply and business sustainability of excellent child care.

Founded in 1991, First Children’s Finance addresses the business and finance needs of child care in three different ways: building the financial sustainability of child care entrepreneurs, partnering with communities to preserve and grow their child care supply, and influencing state and federal systems to provide supports and investments needed to sustain child care businesses.

Who We Are

First Children’s Finance is a national nonprofit organization that provides loans and business development assistance to child care businesses serving low- and moderate-income families.

Our People

First Children’s Finance impacts the early care and education sector through our greatest asset: our amazing team of child care business and finance experts. Committed to excellence, our team uses a multi-disciplinary approach, drawing from a variety of educational and lived experiences to build the capacity of  entrepreneurs, communities and child care systems.

Our Success Stories

Learn more about our impact on child care businesses, communities and systems across the country.

Success Stories