Child Care Scholarship Centers

To apply to be a pre-approved childcare scholarship center, please apply online now.

Thank you for your interest in the Greenville First Steps childcare scholarship program. We are committed to providing better access to high quality childcare. Ever year, thanks in part to support from United Way of Greenville, Greenville First Steps awards over $350,000 to families in our community. To apply for our childcare scholarships, please follow directions below. Process to apply:
  1. Visit a pre-approved childcare center from the list below. If you would like your child to attend that center and they have availability, the childcare center will assist you in completing an application.
  2. Fill out the childcare center's application
  3. Childcare center will turn in application to Greenville First Steps
  4. Greenville First Steps will process application and let the childcare center know when family is accepted and date services can start
  5. Childcare center will notify family of acceptance when applicable
Please consider the following:
  1. At this time, scholarships are only available for Mothers who are teen moms enrolled in Greenville County Schools, mothers enrolled in the Nurse Family Partnership program, parents enrolled in a pre-approved workforce development program from SHARE, United Ministries, Goodwill Industries, or Urban League, and very limited funds for parents enrolled in local colleges.
  2. You must have at least 2 factors from the "Eligibility Checklist" on the application to qualify

Thanks again for your interest and if you have any questions, please contact Anne Lee Buck at 864-248-4757.