First Children’s Finance is excited to announce the launch of the

Vermont Business and Technical Assistance Program!


The Vermont Business and Technical Assistance Program (BTAP) provides expert business training, technical assistance and consulting to help start, sustain, and grow child care businesses. The BTAP is made possible through a grant to FCF by the Vermont Agency of Human Services, Department for Children and Families, Child Development Division.

The Vermont BTAP is a partnership between First Children’s Finance and Let’s Grow Kids.

Vermont Webinars and Trainings

Download are list of upcoming webinars and trainings and stay up to date on what opportunities we are offering in your local community!

Vermont Spring 2023 Webinars and Trainings

Learn More about BTAP

BTAP programs and services assist entrepreneurs to launch, stabilize, improve, and expand child care businesses. We approach child care leaders as entrepreneurs, increasing their capacity to start and operate financially sustainable child care businesses.

Child care businesses in Vermont are eligible to participate in a variety of trainings, workshops, cohorts, and individual consultation at no cost. To learn more about our services, please complete the BTAP Inquiry Form, or send an email to


Vermont Child Care Business Survey Results

The BTAP is committed to addressing the business needs of Vermont’s early childhood and afterschool programs. In February 2023, First Children’s Finance conducted a survey of child care business owners and directors across the state. Join us for a webinar to learn more about the health of Vermont’s child care business sector on April 4, 2023!

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Erin Roche, FCF Vermont Director.

First Children’s Finance has a variety of programs to meet your needs. Every interaction with our staff is designed to increase your capacity to manage the financial operations of your program and to build a sustainable future for your business.

If you’re looking to start, improve or expand your business, we have a range of programs and services specifically designed for you.


First Children’s Finance is here to help!