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Provider Cost of Quality Calculator


 The Provider Cost of Quality Calculator (PCQC) allows you to estimate the annual costs and revenue of running a child care program. You can use this information to find out if there is a gap between the cost of providing quality services and the revenue available to support your family child care home or center. This information helps child care providers understand the factors that affect costs. It also helps the policy community identify the gap between cost and revenue. This knowledge helps them design strategies to fill that gap like subsidy policies, increasing rates, or offering grants, bonuses, or contracts to enhance program quality. (author abstract)

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