The Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant is a federal program of the U.S. Department of Education that assists student parents with young children, who are pursuing a college degree with financial needs. CCAMPIS funds can specifically be used to pay for quality, accredited and conveniently located child care services. The grant may be used for before- and/or after-school services.

What are the program benefits?

In addition to minimizing costs for child care, SCF will support the recipients with its full complement of student support services, including college and career success coaches, assistance navigating the financial aid process, and referrals to additional community and government resources.

Am I Eligible?

Students must meet the following eligibility requirements for CCAMPIS funding:

  • Current SCF student enrolled in six (6) or more credit hours
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Eligible for Financial Aid
  • Eligible for the Pell Grant

How do I apply?

Students or prospective students interested in applying for CCAMPIS funding should contact Odia Richardson, CCAMPIS grant coordinator, at or 941-752-5157.

Completing this application does not guarantee funding or enrollment.

 Disclaimer: This program is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education CCAMPIS Grant in the amount of $581,008 (78%) and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County in the amount of $80,000 (10.8%). However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. The grant will be co-administered by SCF and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.