Funding Opportunity for Licensed Child Care Facilities!



Funding Opportunity for Licensed Child Care Facilities!

Last month, the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Child Care and Development Division (CCDD) opened their Application to the Minor Renovation and Repairs Grant that aims to preserve, enhance or expand existing child care spaces.

Center-based and Home-based child care providers in California who were licensed ON OR BEFORE

August 1, 2021 can apply for grants to cover the costs of minor renovations and repairs of their facilities!

The application deadline is March 25, 2022. Licensed Family Child Care Homes can request up to $75,000 and Licensed Child Care Centers can request up to $249,000.


Examples of allowable uses of grant funds include:

  • Classroom upgrades/refresh such as new painting

  • Child Care business related kitchen upgrades and equipment

  • Fixed equipment (washers, dryers, refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves)

  • Non-fixed equipment (portable dishwashers/sanitizers, air purifiers)

  • Ventilation systems and window replacement

  • Plumbing and/or water filtration systems (child-sized sinks, portable sinks)

  • Landscaping/Shade Structure

  • Upgrades to outdoor space to encourage outdoor learning

  • American Disabilities Act (ADA) modifications for indoor and outdoor space

  • Architectural plans/drawings/design costs

  • Demolition, Project management costs, and much more!

Don't miss this opportunity to upgrade your environment!

APPLY TODAY! Visit bit.ly/DSSFacilitiesGrants1

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