Prosper builds on a long history of interest in supporting our local child care businesses in Martin County. We know our community benefits from continued recognition and promotion of the great work child care businesses do with our children.
An Investment in Martin County's Future
With generous funding from the Schmeeckle Foundation, a small group of child care advocates created the Prosper program to support existing child care professionals to differentiate and sustain their businesses.
Given that Martin County’s need for child care is expected to grow, Prosper also provides new opportunities for prospective early child care entrepreneurs to start their new businesses in Martin County.
Funding & Services Provided by:
The Schmeeckle Private Foundation is a family foundation serving Martin County, Minnesota. The Foundation is carrying on the legacy of long-time Martin County resident Juanita Ellen (Teubner) Schmeeckle to provide grants for the betterment of Martin County.
For over 40 years, Families First of Minnesota (formerly Child Care Resource & Referral) has been a non-profit organization in our community working as a resource for parents, child care programs, and community members in all areas of early childhood.
For over forty years, WomenVenture has provided women of all ages, cultures, races and income levels with the tools and resources to achieve economic success through small business ownership.