Child Care Solutions Fund

The CCSF focuses on increasing women’s economic security through access to quality, affordable child care.

Submitting Letters of Interest

Interested applicants may submit Letters of Interest (LOI) for review by the designated deadline. 

Letters of Interest for the 2024 CCSF Grants will open on June 15, 2023 with the deadline to submit by July 28, 2023.

Various stakeholders, partners, and experts in child care across the state will make decisions regarding awards. Each applicant will be notified of their status by September 1, 2023. Those moving to the next round will be asked to complete a more detailed application.

Final selections will be made in November and recipients will be invited to a check presentation in January 2024. Awarded funding is to be used in the 2024 calendar year.

To learn more about the BCCCS Fund, view the recorded information session below.

Support from the Iowa Women’s Foundation has helped our center fill the gap between child care fees collected and the cost of staffing. This is essential to our success because of the percentage of DHS-supported children we serve. We could not provide our services without this sort of help!"

— Marita Theisen Childcare Center, Dubuque, IA