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.
Home-Based Child Care Providers Need Improved Access to Federal Loans Now
Home Grown’s program succeeded in helping some home-based providers access PPP funds, but many were shut out of this public funding in a time of crisis.
Turning Home for the Holidays: The Importance of Investing in In-Home Child Care
We must make sure working families can find safe, affordable, accessible child care, and we need not look farther than our homes.
Enhancing Comprehensive Services in Family Child Care with Early Head Start Partnerships
During the COVID-19 pandemic, home-based child care (HBCC) has remained open, struggling to respond to increased child and family needs and new health, safety, and business challenges. New attention and funding are needed to ensure that home-based providers can fully participate in and support access to these critical services.