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Celebrating Black home-based providers and their continuing legacy of communal care in their communities

Equity (language, culture, race), Provider Well-Being
This Black History Month, we're honoring Black home-based child care providers who don’t just provide care to children; their work holds up their communities, and in doing so, they continue a legacy of communal care for Black communities.

Home Grown’s Recommendations for the CCDF State/Territory Plan Preprint

Family Child Care (FCC), Policy
Home Grown appreciates the work of the Biden-Harris Administration to revise the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State/Territory Plan Preprint in support of greater access to high quality child care for children and families participating in CCDF. This blog contains our recommendations.

Policy Matters: Home-Based Providers Take Our Case to the Statehouse

Family Child Care (FCC), Family, Friend and Neighbor (FFN), Leadership, Policy
Learn how Home Grown's Policy Work Group is working to help inform and shape policies that support home-based child care providers.

2023 Taxes Workbook

Family Child Care (FCC), Family, Friend and Neighbor (FFN), Finances, Sustainability & Compensation
This annual tax workbook was created and updated to provide home-based child care providers with timely guidance on how to navigate tax preparation.

Federal Rules Changes Offer Opportunities to Better Include Family Child Care in Head Start

Family Child Care (FCC), Federal Resources, Policy, Pre-K
Home Grown shares our recommendations to ensure that family child care (FCC) providers, who constitute a vital part of the Head Start workforce, can share in the benefits of the changes proposed by the Administration for the Head Start workforce and help meet the need for high-quality, accessible and affordable early care and education.

Home Grown’s Response to the Office of Head Start (OHS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) “Supporting the Head Start Workforce and Consistent Quality Programming”

Family Child Care (FCC), Policy, Pre-K
Home Grown is grateful for this opportunity to provide comments in response to the Office of Head Start (OHS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled “Supporting the Head Start Workforce and Consistent Quality Programming.” Our recommendations aim to ensure family child care providers can share in the benefits of the changes proposed by the Administration for the Head Start workforce.

Looking Ahead to 2024: Finding Hope and Taking Action in an Uncertain Year 

Family Child Care (FCC), Family, Friend and Neighbor (FFN)
At Home Grown, we are looking at the year ahead of us and are hopeful for the future of home-based child care and the work we are doing to improve the sector. Learn more about what we're hopeful for from 2023 and what we'll be working toward in 2024.

A Home Grown Holiday Wish List

CACFP & Hunger, Family Child Care (FCC), Policy
This season of giving, please join us in asking policymakers to support legislation that provides kids and caregivers with gifts that keep on giving throughout the year. This blog highlights the top five things on Home Grown’s holiday wish list.

Home Grown Endorses the Child Care Nutrition Enhancement Act Introduced in the United States Senate by Senator Bob Casey (PA)

CACFP & Hunger, Family Child Care (FCC), Family, Friend and Neighbor (FFN), Policy
Home Grown is proud to endorse the Child Care Nutrition Enhancement Act in both the U.S. House and now the U.S. Senate. We look forward to working with Members of Congress to help accomplish our shared goal of keeping our kids fed.

We’re Grateful for Our Child Care Heroes!

Family Child Care (FCC), Family, Friend and Neighbor (FFN), Leadership
This Thanksgiving, Home Grown is sharing gratitude for the home-based child care providers who keep America working.

Recipe for a Stronger Child Care System

CACFP & Hunger, Family Child Care (FCC), Family, Friend and Neighbor (FFN), Policy
We are excited to share a very special recipe, the Recipe for a Stronger Child Care System. This recipe card was designed as a tool to urge your policymakers to cosponsor the Child Care Nutrition Enhancement Act and the Early Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act, important legislation that will help keep kids fed.

Home Grown Endorses the Early Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act

CACFP & Hunger, Policy
Home Grown is proud to endorse the Early Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act in the U.S. House. We look forward to working with Members of Congress to help accomplish our shared goal of keeping our kids fed. Read our full statement.