Our Funded Partners

The San Francisco Office of Early Care and Education operates primarily as a grant-making organization, stewarding public dollars to support early education services and activities in three key areas:
  1. Access and Enrollment
  2. Quality Improvement & Workforce Support
  3. Community & System Building

Below is a list of our current grantees and a brief description of the activities and services they provide in these three areas.

ACCESS AND ENROLLMENT

Children's Council of San Francisco

Integrated subsidy, resource and referral, fiscal, and technical support

Compass Family Services

Case management for families experiencing homelessness to access and maintain early care and education

Family Support Services

Emergency back-up childcare services for CalWORKS clients

Kai Ming

Early Head Start and Head Start programs

Low Income Investment Fund

Affordable capital and technical assistance to retain and increase quantity and quality of early education facilities

Mission Neighborhood Centers

Early Head Start and Head Start programs

San Francisco Unified School District

Early Learning Scholarship and Preschool For All programs and quality improvement

Wu Yee Children's Services

Integrated subsidy, resource, and referral support as well as Early Head Start and Head Start programs

Children's Council of San Francisco

Integrated subsidy, resource and referral, fiscal, and technical support

Compass Family Services

Case management for families experiencing homelessness to access and maintain early care and education

Family Support Services

Emergency back-up childcare services for CalWORKS clients

Kai Ming

Early Head Start and Head Start programs

Low Income Investment Fund

Affordable capital and technical assistance to retain and increase quantity and quality of early education facilities

Mission Neighborhood Centers

Early Head Start and Head Start programs

San Francisco Unified School District

Early Learning Scholarship and Preschool For All programs and quality improvement

Wu Yee Children's Services

Integrated subsidy, resource, and referral support as well as Early Head Start and Head Start programs

Early Learning Scholarship & Preschool for All

Integrated service grants to Children’s Council of San Francisco and Wu Yee Children’s Services include funding and support for close to 400 family child care and center-based early learning sites across San Francisco that participate in the Early Learning Scholarship (ELS) and Preschool for All (PFA) programs. For a complete list of ELS/PFA sites, click the link below.

Quality Improvement and workforce support

Children’s Council of San Francisco Family Child Care Quality Network

Technical assistance, coordination of quality supports, and continuous quality improvement for Family Child Care programs participating in Early Learning Scholarship

City College of San Francisco

Educational pathways for early education workforce with a focus on supporting students to complete Associate degrees that are transferable to California State Universities

Kai Ming

Research-based, arts-based Chinese-English bilingual curriculum

Performing Arts Workshop

Visual and performing arts residencies in Early Learning Scholarship programs

San Francisco State University

Educational pathways for early education workforce with a focus on supporting BA attainment

Tandem

Home-classroom lending library and parent engagement activities to support early literacy

Wu Yee Children’s Services Family Child Care Quality Network

Technical assistance, coordination of quality supports, and continuous quality improvement for Family Child Care programs participating in Early Learning Scholarship

Children’s Council of San Francisco Family Child Care Quality Network

Technical assistance, coordination of quality supports, and continuous quality improvement for Family Child Care programs participating in Early Learning Scholarship

City College of San Francisco

Educational pathways for early education workforce with a focus on supporting students to complete Associate degrees that are transferable to California State Universities

Kai Ming

Research-based, arts-based Chinese-English bilingual curriculum

Performing Arts Workshop

Visual and performing arts residencies in Early Learning Scholarship programs

San Francisco State University

Educational pathways for early education workforce with a focus on supporting BA attainment

Tandem

Home-classroom lending library and parent engagement activities to support early literacy

Wu Yee Children’s Services Family Child Care Quality Network

Technical assistance, coordination of quality supports, and continuous quality improvement for Family Child Care programs participating in Early Learning Scholarship

Community and system building

Family Child Care Association of San Francisco (FCCASF)

Field-building and peer support for family child care educators

Early Childhood Educators of San Francisco (ECESF)

Peer support for early education teachers and administrators

Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco

Support on-time San Francisco Unified School District enrollment via workshops, peer support, and family engagement

MCT

Create, maintain, and update Early Learning SF subsidy matching and enrollment system

WestEd

Maintain and update COCOA, the daily attendance tracking and enrollment data system for Early Learning Scholarship programs

Family Child Care Association of San Francisco (FCCASF)

Field-building and peer support for family child care educators

Early Childhood Educators of San Francisco (ECESF)

Peer support for early education teachers and administrators

Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco

Support on-time San Francisco Unified School District enrollment via workshops, peer support, and family engagement

MCT

Create, maintain, and update Early Learning SF subsidy matching and enrollment system

WestEd

Maintain and update COCOA, the daily attendance tracking and enrollment data system for Early Learning Scholarship programs