Access to child care is the fastest growing economic development and community issue in southwest Minnesota.
Southwest Initiative Foundation is committed to finding solutions that help families, employers, and communities.
Our five areas of focus for solving the child care shortage are:
- Project investment and technical assistance
- Community planning
- Professional development
- Public policy
- Public relations
This effort is part of Southwest Initiative Foundation’s Grow Our Own work, a comprehensive approach to help all our kids reach their full potential — from cradle to career.Learn more about rural child care