Paying For Your Qualistar Rating™
The price for a Qualistar Rating™ is $999 per classroom; a family child care home equals one classroom. In addition to paying directly for your Qualistar Rating™ there are several resources that might be able to help you with the cost, which we have listed below.
Qualistar Colorado also accepts credits card payments online making it easy for programs wishing to pay their 10% deposit or for the Rating in full.
Child Care Resource and Referral Office
Contact your local Child Care Resource and Referral Office to learn about any funds or grant opportunities available for Qualistar Ratings.
The Daniels Fund
The Daniels Fund’s goal is to improve the quality of the early childhood education system to ensure school readiness and supports programs that enhance parental involvement, facility quality, and teacher / leadership quality.
The Denver Preschool Program
Licensed child care centers, preschools and family child care homes that serve at least one Denver child in their year before kindergarten are eligible to participate in the Denver Preschool Program (DPP). The Denver Preschool Program provides funding for the Qualistar Rating™ process, as well as for coaching, professional development and classroom materials for licensed programs located within Denver County.
Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation
The Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation is a professional philanthropic organization supporting the positive development of children through grants and partnerships with other sectors of our community. The Foundation will focus primarily on the state of Colorado and concentrate its grant making on programs that benefit children.
Rose Community Foundation
Rose Community Foundation helps make the Greater Denver community a more vibrant and healthy place to live. The foundation concentrates resources on five key program areas: Aging, Child and Family Development, Education, Health and Jewish Life.