The Elevate Fund

The Elevate Fund invests in family child care providers to assist them on their journey to providing safe, high-quality care to young children and to inspire innovation in the field of early learning. Funds are available exclusively for members of our Family Child Care Network at Tier 3: Elevating.

Following consultation with a Family Child Care Network Mentor, funds can be used to purchase space or material improvements, technology, learning materials, and more.

Sample Purchases:

Technology Upgrades


Environment Upgrades

Facility Improvements
Child-Sized Furniture
Outdoor Equipment

Professional Development Opportunities

National Conferences
Travel Expenses

Health and Safety

Cleaning Supplies
First Aid Supplies
Fire Safety Equipment

Learning Materials

Dramatic Play Materials
Books/Art/Music Materials