Other Areas We Serve
First Children’s Finance has partnered with the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families to provide support up to 30 communities to evaluate, plan, sustain, and expand childcare throughout the state. Communities will be selected through a competitive process.
In addition to the work with communities First Children’s Finance will be working with licensed providers to develop business improvement plans through cohort learning opportunities. Grants and stipends will be available for selected communities and providers who complete the process. For more information and project timelines for the Dream Up! Grant Program click here.
First Children’s Finance is able to support communities and child care providers throughout Wisconsin and we encourage you to reach out to us today if you have questions about how we could partner to meet your unique child care needs. We’d love to learn more about your ideas and questions!
To learn more, contact Kari Stattelman, Business Development Consultant with questions: KariS@firstchildrensfinance.org or 612-279-6521.
First Children’s Finance has partnered with Oregon’s Early Learning Division to support the child care business ecosystem in Oregon. The long-term goals of this consultation are to increase the financial sustainability of existing child care businesses throughout the state, and to address the critical need for child care supply, specifically for infant and toddler care.
First Children’s Finance will be working in Oregon to develop a comprehensive plan to address the immediate business needs of Oregon’s child care businesses, and guide thinking regarding longer-term business supports and supply building efforts needed.
First Children’s Finance has been providing loans to child care businesses throughout the history of our organization. Contact our Loan Fund to learn more about how we can help make your business dreams a reality!
Occasionally, we engage in projects in communities that are close to the Minnesota-North Dakota border. Contact our Minnesota office to learn more about opportunities available in Eastern North Dakota.
First Children’s Finance has been providing business loans to child care entrepreneurs for decades in South Dakota. If you child care project that needs financing, contact our Loan Fund for more information.
Although we don’t currently have an office in South Dakota, sometimes we are involved in projects in communities that are close to the South Dakota- Minnesota border. Contact our Minnesota office to learn more about opportunities available in Eastern South Dakota.