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Funding by Topic: Child care

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Duke Endowment Child and Family Well-Being Grants
Funding to expand opportunities for vulnerable children in North Carolina and South Carolina, including out of home care and evidenced-based programs focused on prevention and early intervention for at-risk children.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program Replacement and Expansion Opportunity
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide mentorship for children and youth with special or exceptional needs, or who would benefit from the one-one-one attention. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve in schools, Head Starts, drug treatment centers, correctional institutions, and childcare centers. Priority states and territories are listed in Appendix A of the application instructions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Sid W. Richardson Foundation Grants
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Texas that address education, health, human services, and arts/culture. Applications for health-related projects are accepted from throughout the state, including rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2024
Sponsor: Sid W. Richardson Foundation
Buell Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in Colorado in the areas or childhood education/development and teen pregnancy prevention. Priority is given to rural communities in the state.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 1, 2024
Sponsor: Buell Foundation
Adirondack Foundation Special and Urgent Needs Fund
Grants for nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and schools in Adirondack communities. Grants have been made in the areas of food access, child care, low wage workers, elderly individuals, and disparities, among others.
Geographic coverage: The Adirondack region of northern New York
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Adirondack Foundation
Community Facility Loans
Loans to help develop and improve essential community facilities in the rural West.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states and the Pacific Islands. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Economic Impact Initiative Grants
Funding to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural communities that have extreme unemployment and severe economic depression.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Federal Surplus Property Available for Public Use
Property that is no longer needed by the federal government that has been made available for public use.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. General Services Administration
Invest Appalachia Fund
Loans and technical assistance to support sectors and industries that are driving economic diversification, local ownership, and community wealth building in Central Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Invest Appalachia
Michigan Safe School Indoor Air Ventilation program
Portable air purifying systems and filters for child care centers and schools in Michigan. These are available for all public and private K-12 schools, licensed early childhood education centers, and licensed child care entities in Michigan, including those in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services