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Family Email Copy

The following copy can be used in an email to notify families of Build, Learn, Grow family scholarships.

Subject: Tuition Scholarships for Families

Preview: You may qualify

Dear [name],

Indiana’s new Build, Learn, Grow scholarship program is offering families that work in essential businesses tuition scholarships for their children’s early care and education, summer learning and before- and after-school programs. To qualify, one adult in your household must work in an essential business such as health care, human services, education, retail, restaurant and food service, essential infrastructure, media, manufacturing and logistics, religious and charitable organizations and many others found here.

Scholarships cover up to 80% of tuition for children ages 0-12 who are enrolled in early care and education, summer learning and before- and after-school care through March 2022. [INSERT CENTER NAME] is accepting Build, Learn, Grow family scholarships.

Learn more about the scholarships and begin your application at https://brighterfuturesindiana.org/scholarships/families. Please reach out to us with any questions.

Thank you!

Text Message Copy

The following copy can be used in a text message to notify families of Build, Learn, Grow family scholarships.

Your family may qualify for a Build, Learn, Grow Scholarship – covering up to 80% of your tuition. Visit https://brighterfuturesindiana.org/scholarships/families to learn more and apply.

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Build, Learn, Grow Scholarships Available Today!

Through Indiana’s Build, Learn, Grow program, families can apply for scholarships to cover up to 80% of their costs for child care and before- and after-school care. Learn more about the Build, Learn, Grow Scholarship fund and apply today at https://brighterfuturesindiana...

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Email Copy

The following copy can be used in an email to notify families of CCDF eligibility.

Subject: Your Build, Learn, Grow Application Status

Dear Family,

Thank you for submitting your application for a Build, Learn, Grow scholarship. After reviewing your application and income information, we have determined that you qualify for the state’s Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) assistance, which covers 80% of your child care costs. Additionally, through the end of the year, your remaining 20% is also waived as part of the state’s Build, Learn, Grow relief to families.

We want to help fast track your CCDF application so that you can receive support as quickly as possible.

Collect the following documents:

[list the documents required by your local CCDF eligibility office here]

Once you’ve collected these documents:

  • Complete the CCDF application at Early Ed Connect and upload your documentation.
  • Let us know when you’ve done so, and we will fill out the provider information page.
  • Once this is completed, schedule an appointment with the local CCDF eligibility office here.
  • At your appointment, if approved, you will receive your CCDF voucher.

Please let us know if you have any questions and we will support you through the process.

Waived CCDF Co-Pays Extension

The following copy can be used in an email and text to notify families of the waived CCDF co-pay extension.


Subject: CCDF Co-Pays Waived Through March 13, 2022!

Dear families,

We are excited to inform you that the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration will continue waiving your CCDF co-pays through March 13, 2022. The waived co-pays are made possible by the Build, Learn, Grow program that is providing support to child care providers and families.

This means you will not owe (program name) any co-pay fees until March 14, 2022. You’ll receive an email notification several weeks before co-pays are set to kick back in. We hope this added benefit will continue to bring your family welcomed financial relief as our state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Text Message: Great news for [program name] families! Your CCDF co-pays will continue to be waived until March 2022! Check your email for more details.

Email Copy

If you have denied any families since the Build, Learn, Grow scholarship launched on May 3 because their income was above 250% FPL, they will now qualify for a scholarship on a sliding scale. Use this email copy to reach out to them.

Subject: Your Build, Learn, Grow scholarship application

Dear Family,

You previously submitted an application for a Build, Learn, Grow scholarship which was denied because you did not meet the income criteria. The income guidelines have recently been updated, and you may now qualify.

Review the scholarship sliding scale and income chart at https://brighterfuturesindiana.org/scholarships/families.

Please fill out a new application here. Once complete, print it and submit it to us with your income documentation so we can approve you for a scholarship.

Thank you!