Training

The child care business training programs are designed to be interactive, highly practical, and allow for hands-on learning.

Consulting

Our consulting projects use a collaborative approach to ensure real opportunities for transformation for your child care business.

Loans

Access to capital is fundamental in our approach of supporting creation and growth of child care businesses.

Our Team

Our team leverages over 35 years of combined business experience with over 15 years in child care business and community consulting.

In the News

Program Targets Care for Children

TRUMAN TRIBUNE: One doesn’t need to be a parent or grandparent to be affected by child care issues. Chances are, someone who is in a workplace or lives in a community will be affected by these issues sooner or later.

Martin County, like many other areas in the state and nationwide, has been dealing with a shortage or lack of child care for young families. But a new program — Prosper MC — was created to help current and potential child care providers.

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Prosper: Strengthening and Growing Our Child Care Capacity

Quality child care is important for every child and every community. Children don’t get the right start in life without quality learning environments. Prosper is designed to invest in local child care professionals - helping them acquire the tools and skills they need to sustain their passion and business over the long-term.

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DHS Child Care Center Licensing New Applicant Information Series

Registration information for the next DHS Child Care Center Licensing New Applicant Information Series. Please feel free to share the information with those who may be interested!

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Family Child Care Business Essentials OPENING!

Family Child Care Business Essentials is a 10-session virtual interactive learning experience that prepares participants to build a professional family child care business.  With a focus on building a solid business foundation that leads to profitability and sustainability, participants apply concepts learned through simulated activities in a fun environment.

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How a COVID-19 10-person group limit affects Minnesota’s child care providers

An analysis of the impact that a pandemic-related 10-person group limit has on Minnesota child care providers’ revenues and costs.

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Information for Child Care Providers - Responding to COVID19

Public health and safety guidelines relating to COVID19.

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The Role of Business in Child Care

The path to that education starts with a solid foundation constructed in the first years of life. Investments in high-quality early childhood education and care support our current workforce (working parents) and strengthen business today while building the workforce we'll depend on tomorrow and for decades to come.

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