Grants Available for Child Care Providers
Approximately 7,000 Minnesota child care providers will be eligible for $56.6 million in funds to help ensure the health and safety of children and staff in their child care settings during COVID-19. The new COVID-19 Public Health Support Funds for Child Care program is specifically designed to provide support to all child care providers who qualify.
Child care providers can apply for the funding starting at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15th. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Thursday, July 23rd. To apply for these funds, providers fill out an online application using a link that they will receive via email from the Minnesota Department of Human Services on July 15th.