First Up offers T.A. for early childhood education providers

Are you struggling with significant questions during this time regarding?
➢ How to restructure your business in order to re-open?
➢ How to mitigate against various risks?
➢ What are the best options for financial support and for retaining staff?

Support is Available!

Some area of focus for technical assistance include:
➢ Risk Management or Health/ Safety Practices.
➢ Employee Rights, Benefits, and compensation
➢ Budgeting & cash flow projections

Who can benefit from the ECE Technical Assistance Fund?
➢ Family, group, and center-based providers
➢ Nonprofit and for-profit
➢ Priority given to STAR 2-4 programs

Which counties are eligible to receive support:
➢ Bucks County
➢ Chester County
➢ Montgomery County
➢ Delaware County
➢ Philadelphia

In an effort to support childcare providers in resolving these questions, First Up has established a limited ECE Technical Assistance Fund to connect providers with experts who will provide free consultation related to their business stabilization and re-opening concerns during this Covid-19 era.

For additional resources check out First Up’s C OVID 19 resource page, which offers resources regarding:
➢ Financial Assistance for Child Care Providers and Staff
➢ Advocacy and Civic Engagement

Click here.

For information on other organizations that are also providing business support for Child Care Providers, please visit:
PCCY Technical Assistance & Support

If you are interested in applying to receive this support, please complete the online application for technical assistance. TA Fund Application

Additional questions can be directed here.

Please note that in order to avoid duplication of services and to ensure that collectively we can serve as many providers as possible, First Up is coordinating these services with our partner organizations that are also providing TA.