Membership

The National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) is the only national professional association dedicated to promoting high-quality early childhood experiences in the unique environment of family child care programs.

NAFCC and its Chapters are committed to working together to support and leverage a nationwide network of family child care professionals, stakeholders and partners in expanding and promoting the power of family child care.

Through common values, missions and grassroots action – we will promote, expand, and unite empowered membership at the local, state, and national levels to best support, advocate for and highlight family child care’s vital role in communities and early childhood education.

Member Benefits

Annual Membership Benefits Ambassador Level
$45
Executive Level
$189
Discounted NAFCC Accreditation ($425 value) checkmark checkmark
Relevant News & Policy Updates checkmark checkmark
Quarterly Digital Newsletter “The FCC Voice” checkmark checkmark
Discounted Conference Registration ($100+ value) checkmark checkmark
Exchange Magazine Digital Subscription checkmark checkmark
Member Only Events & Programs checkmark checkmark
Sample Forms, Business Tools & Resources ($150 value) checkmark checkmark
Third-Party Discounts & Specials
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Free NAFCC PD Academy Training ($50-$100 value) 1 2
Choice of: One Year Subscription to KidKare by Minute Menu, or Quorum checkmark
Ambassador Membership Application Executive Membership Application

NAFCC State Representatives

NAFCC State Reps

State Reps are NAFCC brand ambassadors, and the eyes and ears on the ground working directly with family child care providers, state and local associations, organizations, groups, and stakeholders. Together, these dedicated volunteers make up the NAFCC Membership Advisory Council.

Membership Advisory Council Mission: The NAFCC Membership Advisory Council acts as an advisory body to support the continuing transformation of the NAFCC Membership structure into a high-performing, inclusive organization.

Membership Advisory Council Purpose: To advise the NAFCC Governing Board and national staff about all issues related to family child care, local and state associations and its members, and to identify and develop strong inclusive leadership.

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Friday, May 12, 2023

Provider Appreciation Day

A day to celebrate you!

Each year, on the Friday before Mother’s Day, NAFCC joyfully takes the lead in celebrating Family Child Care Providers. With nearly 123,837 licensed/regulated family child care programs serving children and families nationally, we must acknowledge the essential workforce family child care providers represent and honor the work of their hands.

Latest News

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National Family Child Care Network Preconference

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Ahead of the Game: How the American Rescue Plan Act Rescued One Maryland Family Care Program, and What Comes Next

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Accepting Nominations for Council Members and Accredited Provider of the Year

Council Member Nominations Accepting applications through March 10, 2024 To be considered for the NAFCC Accreditation Council YOU MUST BE AN NAFCC MEMBER. Please submit your application, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation no later than March 1, 2024. The principal functions of the NAFCC Accreditation Council are as follows: Establish goals consistent with the…