2023 – 2024 Provider Profiles Due Feb. 24, 2023
Early Child Care Providers:  
Please click here to complete and submit your Provider Profile including the required documentation.   Documents needed to complete your Provider profile submission are listed below:

2023-2024 rate sheet2023-2024

Updated W9 2018 Version click here to download.

2023 Sunbiz Documentation Updated 2023 power of attorney (only for individuals not listed on the Sunbiz who will sign the contracts)

Level 2 screening for all officers listed on Sunbiz or a letter on the provider’s letterhead stating the officers listed are not in the facility and do not have contact with the children.

Certificate of Liability Insurance listing the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida as Additional

Insured Worker’s Compensation Insurance (if applicable)

E-Verify registration confirmation screenshot (click here for a sample) and notarized affidavit (click here for the affidavit).  

Please note the Provider Profile is NOT your contract. First, you must complete the 2023-2024 Provider Profile in order to access the School Readiness (SR) Contract and/or Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Applications.   Of special note: Eligibility for all grants offered through the ELC of Southwest Florida include an updated Provider Profile for all applicants.        
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Stabilization Grants

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Stabilization Grants for Early Learning Programs are now available. The online application process for Southwest Florida begins March 4, 2022. To help you apply, please attend one of these grant application training sessions.

Phase VI Grants are Available to Providers Now

Preschool Providers: Phase VI Grants are available to providers now. There is additional funding available through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act for all providers in Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties.

News Releases

Media Contact: Jane Hess (239) 935-6129