Funding Opportunities

United Way Fund for Quality Early Education

Funding opportunitiesIn 2008, in partnership with the United Way of Windham County, Windham Child Care Association began awarding grants to early educators for professional development and program enrichment.  If you are interested in applying for a United Way Fund grant, below are PDFs of the application materials. If you have any questions, contact Margaret Atkinson at 254-5332 extension 311 or by email at

Please note, grant funds for this fiscal year have been expended. You may continue to submit applications, but the award committee will not meet again until mid-July.

  • Cover letter (PDF)
  • United Way Grant for Program Enrichment (PDF)
  • United Way Grant for Program Improvement (PDF)
  • United Way Grant for Professional Development (PDF)
  • United Way Grant for College Courses(PDF)
  • United Way Grant for Collaborative Training & Enrichment (PDF)

More information:

Funding for College Coursework (PDF)

Filing for Financial Assistance (PDF)

Vermont Community Loan Fund

This fund has low-interest loans and grants available for family and center-based child care programs.  Windham Child Care Association will assist you with the application process.  For more information, visit VCLF’s web site.