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.

How to Apply

  1. Review the income guidelines and funding criteria to see if you are eligible for services through the City of Palo Alto or California State Department of Education.
  2. Complete the financial aid application and return it 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: fpp@paccc.org
  3. Complete the appropriate online wait list form(s).

City of Palo Alto Funding

INCOME GUIDELINES

 

FUNDING CRITERIA

For Subsidized Child Care Services provided through City of Palo Alto (64% SMI)

  • Family size includes parents/guardians and all children living in the home.
  • Monthly gross income may not exceed the amounts shown to be eligible for subsidized child care services.
  • Ceilings based on 2018-19 City of Palo Alto Child Care Subsidy program and may be revised annually to reflect most current HUD information.

 

  • 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)

              TRADUCCIÓN ESPAÑOLA

Family Size

MONTHLY GROSS Family Income
Maximum to Remain Eligible

1-2

$5,342

3

$6,009

4

$6,677

5

$7,211

6

$7,745

7

$8,280

8+

Contact PACCC’s Financial Aid Coordinator

California State Department of Education Funding

INCOME GUIDELINES

 

FUNDING CRITERIA

For Santa Clara County Pilot Child Care and Development Programs (85% SMI)

  • Family size includes parents/guardians and all children living in the home.
  • Monthly gross income may not exceed the amounts shown to be eligible for subsidized child care services.
  • Ceilings based on American Community Survey (ACS) information provided by California Department of Finance and may be revised annually to reflect most current ACS information.

 

  • 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:
    • fit within the California State Department of Education 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 the child due to disability (incapacitated)

              TRADUCCIÓN ESPAÑOLA

Family Size

MONTHLY GROSS Family Income
Maximum to Remain Eligible

ANNUAL GROSS Family Income
Maximum to Remain Eligible

1-2

$5,067

$60,808

3

$5,467

$65,604

4

$6,383

$76,601

5

$7,404

$88,857

6

$8,426

$101,113

7

$8,617

$103,412

8+

Contact PACCC’s Financial Aid Coordinator

Financial Aid Application