The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) strived to provide potentially forgivable loan funding to small businesses as part of the CARES Act. Home Grown’s PPP Project Outcomes Report provides an impact analysis of how Home Grown, in partnership with Civitas Strategies and Nielsen Training and Consulting, trained over 100 intermediary organizations so they could help over a thousand home-based child care providers navigate and access PPP loans.
Introducing the Leading from Home Provider Leaders
Home Grown is pleased to introduce the cohort of incredible provider leaders in our Leading from Home initiative. The Leading from Home initiative launched in February 2021 with the goal of identifying and supporting provider leaders leading grassroot networks in their communities. Home Grown created Leading from Home with the belief that it is critical to engage providers and parents in policy change and to support the leadership of providers and their ability to influence policy and systems.
Supporting and Strengthening FFN Care
Half of all families whose children who are in non-parental care choose and use family, friend and neighbor (FFN) child care, and yet this is the least supported aspect of the child care and early learning sector. Read Home Grown's recommendations for supporting and strengthening FFN care, providing critical support for children, families and caregivers.