Franklin County RISE

Improving the Accessibility of Child Care in Columbus and Beyond

The Franklin County RISE program helps to make child care and early education experiences more accessible to all. The Franklin County Board of Commissioners are offering funding to boost child care enrollment and strengthen child care programs.

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    Parents & Guardians

    We offer child care scholarships of up to $9,000 each for children birth to kindergarten age attending licensed child care programs located in Franklin County.

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    Child Care Educators

    Explore support for early childhood educators through the Employee Rental Assistance program.

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    Child Care Programs

    We’re empowering you to use child care scholarships and incentive funds to enroll new families and strengthen your program.




About Franklin County RISE

Franklin County RISE is funded by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and administered by Future Ready Five and Action for Children. If you are in need of interpreting services, please contact us at to schedule a time.