The Toddler Warehouse

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Child Care Business Plan

Company Summary

The Toddler Warehouse, soon to be located in Salem, OR, will offer child care services for kids between the ages of three and five. The Toddler Warehouse will offer services from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. The children will be exposed to a wide range of activities including arts and crafts, socialization, large muscle group activities, and general learning. The Toddler Warehouse will be priced out of some people's budget, but will offer a low student to teacher ratio and well trained staff. The Toddler Warehouse will be located in a recently purchased and converted home that now is solely a child care center.

2.1 Company Ownership

The Toddler Warehouse will be an Oregon Corporation, founded and owned by Matt Ernal.

2.2 Start-up Summary

The Toddler Warehouse's start-up costs include:

  • The purchase of a four bedroom house and the appropriate renovations to bring it up to code in reference to bathrooms and kitchen (depreciated using the straight line method)
  • Stackable chairs (depreciated)
  • Tables (depreciated)
  • Office furniture (depreciated)
  • TV and VCR (depreciated)
  • Sleeping mats and pillows (depreciated)
  • Outdoor playground set (depreciated)
  • Storage bins (depreciated)
  • Laundry facilities (depreciated)
  • Computer system with printer, CD-RW, and Internet connection (depreciated)
  • Copier and fax machine (depreciated)
  • Art supplies
  • Toys
  • Medicine kits
  • Kitchen supplies
  • Brochures
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Legal fees
  • Advertising costs
Start-up Expenses
Legal $1,000
Stationery etc. $100
Brochures $350
Art supplies $150
Kitchen supplies $200
Cleaning supplies $100
Medicine kits $100
Matts and pillows $150
Other $0
Total Start-up Expenses $2,150
Start-up Assets
Cash Required $49,250
Other Current Assets $0
Long-term Assets $33,600
Total Assets $82,850
Total Requirements $85,000
Start-up Funding
Start-up Expenses to Fund $2,150
Start-up Assets to Fund $82,850
Total Funding Required $85,000
Non-cash Assets from Start-up $33,600
Cash Requirements from Start-up $49,250
Additional Cash Raised $0
Cash Balance on Starting Date $49,250
Total Assets $82,850
Liabilities and Capital
Current Borrowing $0
Long-term Liabilities $0
Accounts Payable (Outstanding Bills) $0
Other Current Liabilities (interest-free) $0
Total Liabilities $0
Planned Investment
Investor 1 $85,000
Investor 2 $0
Other $0
Additional Investment Requirement $0
Total Planned Investment $85,000
Loss at Start-up (Start-up Expenses) ($2,150)
Total Capital $82,850
Total Capital and Liabilities $82,850
Total Funding $85,000

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