Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) has a grant opportunity available to all licensed child care providers.
The Child Care COVID-19 Grant provides support and stabilization for child care providers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Any licensed child care provider in Washington that is open on the date they submit an application and who are providing child care. Providers must remain open until July 31, 2020.
The amount is based on licensed capacity – small (up to 49), medium (50-99), and large (100-150+) – using WA Compass and MERIT data. Providers may apply to receive these funds one-time.
DCYF will disperse funds as follows:
- $6,500 to small and open providers
- $11,500 to medium and open providers
- $14,000 to large and open providers
Follow this link for more information and to apply.