EdSurge: What Happens When You Give Child Care Providers Money — With No Strings Attached?

“Hernandez, a 47-year-old in Greeley, Colorado, a mid-sized city about 60 miles north of Denver, was preparing to leave the child care sector when something unbelievable happened. She learned about an opportunity to begin receiving predictable, unconditional direct cash payments, for a total of $500 per month, through a pilot program aimed at stabilizing the economic well-being of child care providers like her. For Hernandez, this money would be a life-saver.”