The mission of the City of Philadelphia: Child Care Facilities Fund (CCFF) is to provide support to high quality early childhood education providers located in Philadelphia for the maintenance and improvement of their facilities to maintain a high level STAR rating. The Fund also providers support to STAR 2 providers involved in quality improvement initiatives and meeting additional eligibility criteria. Providers may apply for a grant for facility improvements that fit in the category of minor to mid-level renovations and/or the purchase and installation of large appliances.
The funding limits for the Fund are as follows:
$25,000 for Commercial Center and Group Facilities
$12,500 for Residential Family and Group Facilities
K12.IT has installed phone systems, paging systems, wireless networks, door video phones, access control, and surveillance cameras as part of this program.
The Fund is made possible by the City of Philadelphia in alignment with the Citywide Early Learning Plan, 'A Running Start Philadelphia', and is being managed by Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) and the Office of Children and Families (OCF).
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM HERE: https://philafacilityfund.org/