Partner Up! Grant Program

Helping businesses secure affordable child care slots for their employees


The Partner Up! grant program is providing funding to support partnerships between businesses who purchase slots at existing regulated child care providers. The funding from this program can be used to increase staff compensation, reserve child care slots for local business employees, improve the quality of a child care program, and more. 

The competitive application period for Cohort 3 of the Partner Up! grant program is now closed  

Detailed information, including costs and eligibility, can be found on DCF’s Partner Up! webpage.

Go to the Partner Up! website

Beginning 12/1/23 Partner Up! provider payments and Partner Up! awarded business’ invoices will be processed by DCF. If you have specific questions about November care payments, invoices for November, or anything following 12/1/23 please contact DCF via the Project Growth email 

If you have questions about your provider payments, business invoices or any other accounting questions from 10/31/23 and prior, please reach out to your BCCA.  

The Business Child Care Advocate (BCCA) at your regional CCR&R will be happy to answer your questions about Partner Up! Find your BCCA’s contact info here.

Partner Up! is a grant program from the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families’ Project Growth, Supporting Families Together Association, and Wisconsin’s nine CCR&Rs. 

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