If you are planning to put up your own daycare center, searching for grants is a great option so as to help you in the building and development of your facility. To assist you in search for funding, here are some daycare grants for communities.
ABCD Fund – This is a private funding institution which is administered by the Low Income Investment Fund. This is made especially for providing feasibility work for daycare facilities. They provide planning grants which can aid in the financing of your development and architectural consulting services and engineering analysis. They also provide financing plans for your childcare facility. Their eligibility is statewide and they will be able to provide an amount ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to support your needs.
The CDBG or Community Development Block Grant – This is a federal program institution which provides funds for entitlement and non-entitlement communities. Priority is given to economic development activities such as the establishment of public services for the youth, handicapped and senior citizens. The amount that they give varies by city so you have to contact them directly to know the amount that you can get for assistance. You can contact them at 1800-998-9999 for more information regarding this grant.
Heron Foundation – This is a private funding institution which aims to support organizations that assist low-income people in creating wealth and taking control of their own lives. This foundation is able to assist people by giving annual grants ranging from $25,000 to $50,000. They also give a grant with the same amount range to first time beneficiaries. This foundation also supports citywide, state and regional efforts to make childcare and preschool programs more affordable to the public. They also help these programs to meet the standards given by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and Head Start.