Child Care Relief Fund

BUILD UP SUPPORTS Child Care Relief Fund In July, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors allocated $2M of CARES Act funds to the Child Care Relief Fund. Eligibility for this grant program is limited to licensed child care centers and family child care homes as well as license-exempt public Read more…

San Mateo Rental Assistance

Child Care Providers Apply for Rental Assistance Immediately The City of San Mateo has partnered with Samaritan House to provide up to $120,000 in direct rental assistance for in-home child care providers economically impacted by COVID-19. Funds are distributed on a rolling basis until the funds are depleted. Financial assistance Read more…

Build Up FCC Grants – SB234

Build Up Family Child Care Grants Build Up for San Mateo County’s Children, with support from Gilead Sciences Inc., is excited to announce our Family Child Care (FCC) Grants awarding up to $5,000 per home financing projects designed to increase capacity from a small FCC license to large FCC license Read more…

A Bipartisan Approach to Policy Solutions

This month, Washington DC’s Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) released their Early-Learning-Facilities-Policy-Framework. Their framework outlines the following four principles to guide early learning and child care facilities investments throughout the country: “Early learning programs are critical to the health and success of local communities and the national economy. Every child deserves equal access Read more…

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