Grants for Child Care Centers and Facilities

Rural Housing Service and Rural Business Cooperative Service

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development or the USDA is supporting the starting up as well as expansion of the programs dedicated for the welfare U.S. citizens though grants and funding. Their first source of funding is the Rural Housing Service in which this program funds facilities and centers for the non-profits or even the local governments supporting the child care centers and facilities. Another program is the Rural Business Cooperative Service that offers guaranteed loans for the development of small business for profit child care centers. The guidelines, eligibility requirements and application process are all available to the local or regional Rural Development Office.

USDA Rural Development
Room 205-W
Mail Stop 0107
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20250-0107
Phone: 202-720-4581

Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation

The Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation is offering the Child Care Center Enhancement Grants every year for non-profit child care centers in the following counties: Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, Bucks and other counties in Philadelphia. The assistance that the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation will award can be used for the enhancement of the facilities and the centers for child care. The grants are awarded every spring. For the complete details on the grant, visit for more details or call the foundation at (610) 992 1140.

Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation
100 Ross Road, Suite 160
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406

Rauch Foundation

The Rauch Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Long Island. This is also a family-started foundation with the goal of supporting innovative as well as effective programs that are intended for providing a better and new life for disadvantaged children. This foundation is seeking to encourage changes that are systematic. In order to achieve this, the foundation supports programs that are created to address the main causes of the problems instead of approaches that are not long term. For more details about the grants they offer, visit the The website also contains the guidelines and application process.

Foundation for Child Development

The Foundation for Child Development or simply FCD is a private and national philanthropy foundation that is dedicated for the welfare of all families primarily in raising their children to be the best, educated, healthy, and productive for the society. The FCD is seeking the understanding of the children, especially the disadvantaged groups. The FCD is working in the Pre-kindergarten 3rd Education in which they support the restructure of the Pre-Kindergarten up to the Third Grade and making these into a very aligned and manageable first level public education for disadvantaged children residing in the U.S. The FCD is also supporting researches, development of policies, advocacies, and the strategic communications in relation to the work of FCD. The FCD is also awarding grants through its “New American Children grants” that focuses on stimulation of the basic and the applied research about the children who live in the low-income less privileged immigrant families. The grants awarded by the FCD average to about 14 recipients a year. Visit the FCD’s to get to know more about the grants (

Foundation for Child Development
295 Madison Ave., 40th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(212) 867 – 5777

Send them an e-mail for more inquiries at

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