Financial Aid

PACCC’s Family Partnership Program

In keeping with our mission, PACCC seeks opportunities to develop funding resources and outreach for low-income families in the local community.

PACCC leverages funding from the City of Palo Alto, the State of California (in partnership with the Palo Alto Unified School District) and its own fundraising efforts to provide high quality early childhood programs for qualifying families.

 Funding Criteria

City of Palo Alto

  • Parent/Guardian must be a resident of Palo Alto, or
  • Parent/Guardian must be an employee of the City of Palo Alto, or
  • Child attends Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) through the Voluntary Transfer Program (VTP).  To apply for VTP, call San Mateo County Office of Education at (650) 802-5314.

In addition, parent/guardian must:

  • fit within the City of Palo Alto Income Guidelines
  • be employed, or
  • seeking employment (for infant-toddler and preschool programs only), or
  • be a student in an accredited program, or
  • be unable to care for their child due to disability (incapacitated)

Income Guidelines


State of California

  • Parent/Guardian must be a resident of California, or
  • Parent/Guardian must be eligible to work in the State of California

In addition, parent/guardian must:

Income Guidelines

Financial Aid Application

How to Apply

1) Complete the financial aid application.
2) Complete the appropriate online wait list form(s).

3) Return the form(s) to PACCC’s Financial Aid Coordinator, Cipriana Morin Ramos, by:

  • Mailing to: 3990 Ventura Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306, Attention: Cipriana Morin Ramos
  • Faxing to: (650) 493-0936 Attention: Cipriana Morin Ramos
  • Emailing to: