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Step Up to Quality Incentives

Loup Valley Childhood Initiative is offering incentives to childcare providers who are currently enrolled or interested in becoming enrolled in Step Up to Quality, Nebraska's quality rating system.  To participate in this program, please complete the Step Up to Quality Incentive Application.  

Guide to LVCI's Step Up to Quality Incentives:

LVCI’s incentive guide:                          In-home providers                              Childcare centers

Completion of Step 1.                             $100                                                     $100

Completion of Step 2                             $250                                                    $500

Completion of Step 3                             $400                                                    $750

Completion of Step 4                             $500                                                    $1,000


Childcare providers who can provide proof of enrollment prior to March 1, 2021, along with proof of progress within the last year, will receive one time payment of $300 incentive. 

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