A new grant opportunity – Keep the Lights On Fund – is now available to licensed family child care homes, child care centers, and school-age programs to support personnel and operational costs such as rent, utilities, cleaning supplies, etc. The goal of this effort is to support child care providers impacted by COVID-19 through direct financial assistance.
Applications are due on Monday, August 3rd. We encourage you to register for the informational webinars on Wednesday, July 22nd (see links below). If you are unable to attend the webinar, recordings will be posted and the Frequently Asked Questions document will be updated with questions from webinar participants.
Keep the Lights On is a collaborative effort led by Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance, Executives Partnering to Invest in Children, EPIC, Healthy Child Care Colorado, Mile High United Way, and The Women’s Foundation of Colorado – along with generous support from several philanthropic partners.
Please take advantage of the Word document version of the application and guidance available for download :