Strengthening Virginia’s Child Care System: Resources and Supports for Child Care Providers

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation

The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation is assisting the Virginia Department of Education to administer the funds made available through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). This site is designed to empower childcare providers in Virginia with technical assistance and resources to make smart decisions about the uses of the ARPA funds. This is an opportunity to invest in the future of child care in Virginia. Please check back often, as we will be adding content regularly.

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The advice and consultation shared and/or received through this website does not constitute legal advice, tax, accounting, or financial investment or advisory services. If you have specific legal questions, it is recommended you consult with an attorney.

 The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation shall be indemnified, defended and held harmless from any and all actions, causes of action, claims, demands, cost, liabilities, expenses and damages (including attorneys’ fees) regarding services performed or materials prepared in connection with this project.