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Planning Grants

for child care construction projects

First Children’s Finance announces a grant program that supports planning activities for future child care construction projects. In partnership with Let’s Grow Kids and with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, First Children’s Finance will support the planning of child care construction projects with access to planning services such as architects, consultants and other pre-project services.

If you are a professional services firm and wish to apply to be a service provider for these planning grants, please review the Request for Proposal and complete this application form.

Planning Grant RFP

Request for Proposals can be submitted HERE

If you are in the planning stages of a child care construction project and want more information about this grant program, please review the grant guidelines.

Email us at if you would like to apply for this program.  

Make Way for Kids

Infant and Toddler Capacity Building Grants

First Children’s Finance is pleased to announce a new Child Care Grants program for Vermont child care providers, made possible by funding from the Vermont Agency of Human Services, Department of Children and Families Child Development Division. 


For more information, contact the Vermont Grants Team: 

Grant Purpose


To increase the supply of excellent child care in Vermont, First Children’s Finance (FCF) has partnered with the VT Child Development Division (CDD) and Let’s Grow Kids (LGK) to administer a grant program to increase the number of infant and toddler child care spaces in the state. We are pleased to continue the successful Make Way for Kids Infant and Toddler Capacity Building Grant Program 

For More Information

 Email us at for any questions.