Loan Programs

Child Care Loan

Economic & Business Development Director Greg Wagner is available to talk with you about WCI's forgivable loans for child care providers. Contact Greg at 800-735-2239, or

WCI is pleased to launch a pilot project to provide forgivable loans to child care providers.

  • Loans up to $3,500.
  • Available for both home-based and center-based providers.
  • Used to open or retain child care slots in WCI’s nine-county region.
  • Loans are used to make property suitable for child care.
    • Typically, related to improvements for property to be licensed or expand licensed space.
  • 0% interest paid.
  • Payments are forgiven each month child care services are provided.
  • Must meet WCI loan guidelines.

Forgivable loan frequently asked questions.

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Contact: Greg Wagner at or call 218-739-2239