Funding for WAGE$
Support for the Child Care WAGE$® IOWA program comes from a variety of funding sources. WAGE$ is designed to bring together different types of funding, including both public and private sources, to partner in providing services locally and eventually across the state.
Funding for Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021) comes from:
United Way of Central Iowa - Women's Leadership Connection
Polk County Early Childhood Iowa
DHLW Early Childhood Area
4 R Kids ECI
ECI Muscatine County
Jasper, Marion, Poweshiek (JMP) ECI Area 
Building Families ECI 
Quad Counties 4 Kids ECI
4 Counties for Kids ECI
Better Tomorrows ECI
Iowa Department of Management - Early Childhood Iowa Office
Iowa Department of Human Services
Past WAGE$ funders:
Linking Families & Communities (ECI) 
Building Direction for Families (ECI) 
Iowa River Valley Early Childhood Area 
Child Care Resource and Referral of NE Iowa (now Cedar Valley's Promise
Children First (ECI) 
The W. K. Kellogg Foundation 
Siouxland Human Investment Partnership