Funding & Accreditation

Funding

The Meyer Center is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization. As a United Way Agency, DHEC Rehab facility, DSS-licensed and NAEYC-accredited child care center, the Meyer Center has formed a unique partnership that generates community-wide support and a diversified funding base.

Approximately 80% of the Center’s annual support and revenue is utilized for program services. Income is generated through the following:

  • United Way:
    • annual allocation and designated donor contributions
  • Program Service Fees:
    • school tuition based on a sliding fee scale according to family size and income. However, no child is ever turned away due to their family’s inability to pay.
  • Third Party Reimbursements:
    • health insurance benefits
  • Government Funds:
    • Medicaid benefits
    • Federal, State and local education funds
    • Child and Adult Care Food Program funds for children who qualify
  • Self-Support:
    • Income generated through special events
    • Donor contributions
    • In-kind contributions
    • Volunteer services
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