State of Washington Department of Commerce (DOC): Child Care Facility Fund (CCFF)

March 10th, 2016 by Marketing Team

Contact Name: Tom Stilz, CCFF Program Manager

**It is important for any potential applicant to contact program staff before beginning a CCFF application in order to discuss their project and make sure they meet minimum requirements for the program. All grant awards and/or commitments to lend are based on the availability of funds.
Loan Funds can be used to:

  • Start or expand a licensed child care facility
  • Make capital improvements in an existing DEL-licensed child care facility
  • Acquire personal property for a child care facility that is depreciable under federal tax code
  • Purchase developmentally-appropriate health and safety improvements or program equipment
  • Pay for operational costs for the first three months of a new child care facility

Grant Funds:

  • Can be used to purchase developmentally-appropriate health and safety improvements or program equipment for child care facilities
  • Require the grantee to match the grant on a dollar-for-dollar basis with cash, goods and/or paid services

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