Facility loans and training for providers of child care and early education

Baby in infant care

If you’re a director of a child care or early education center, or you are a family child care provider, the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund can provide:

  • Financing and/or connection with financing sources to purchase, build, expand, relocate, or renovate your facility; to meet licensing or safety requirements; to make energy-efficiency improvements or to buy equipment
  • Practical, non-judgmental training on financial management, accounting, fund raising, grantsmanship, board governance, human resources, legal issues and more
  • Business connections with your child care peers and/or owners of other small businesses in your community

Depending on your situation, you may be eligible for financial assistance:


  • Acquisition and improvement loans (first or second mortgages)
  • Bridge loans (to meet a timing gap in a project)
  • Pre-development and emergency loans
  • Energy-efficiency loans
  • Emergency loans

Home providers

  • Family child care businesses may be eligible for loans through our business finance program.