|Building Child Care in California|
Resources for Small Business Development Centers Training Child Care Providers
How Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) and Other Financial Intermediaries Can Support Child Care Business Development in California (save it to your desktop and open it in PowerPoint to see detailed notes)
What are the characteristics of the businesses that deliver child care services? How do they contribute to our local economy? What services do the individuals who offer child care need that an SBDC might offer? These and other questions are answered in a short PowerPoint presentation that provides a foundation for understanding not only the child care field, but also the potential assistance that SBDCs are positioned to deliver.
SBDCs Help Grow and Sustain Child Care Businesses: A few SBDCs in California have chosen to deliver services to child care providers in their communities. Along the way, they have learned about the specific needs of providers, effective methods for meeting those needs, and how serving this industry furthers the goals of the local SBDC. Based on interviews conducted by the Building Child Care Collaborative, this informative paper documents the lessons learned by these trailblazing SBDCs in California.
The Economic Impact of the Child Care Industry in California: Computer technology, agriculture, tourism. Each of these industries contributes to the economy of California. But, child care? This report documents how child care contributes to the economic health of the state both in terms of dollars and jobs, while providing a rationale for bolstering services to this industry. For links to countywide child care economic impact reports click here.
Resources for SBDCs Working with Child Care Center Businesses: This web page provides a range of resources that you can use to either train or provide technical assistance to child care center providers. These materials will guide these providers through the step-by-step process of starting their businesses.
Resources for SBDCs Working with Family Child Care Businesses: This web page provides a range of resources that you can use to either train or provide technical assistance to family child care providers. These materials will guide these providers through the step-by-step process of starting their businesses.
Statewide and Local Resources SBDCs Can Partner with: