CDA Awards Application

Funding is available for early childhood professionals earning or renewing their National Child Development Associate (CDA) credential and reimbursement for approved CDA training.

Contact Child Care Aware of Minnesota at with questions about the application.


Completing the form below is just the first step of the application process. Before you submit your application, you will have the option of uploading your supporting documents or mailing them to Child Care Aware of Minnesota. Your application is not considered complete until these documents are received.

Compile the supporting documents listed below for uploading or mailing:

  • Recent paystub or copy of your Family Child Care License (or an Experience Verification Form if a volunteer)
  • Your CDA Learning Record from Develop
  • A copy of your CDA Certificate (if seeking reimbursement after receiving your initial CDA or renewal)

Mail to:

Child Care Aware of Minnesota
Attn: CDA
10 River Park Plaza, Suite 820
St. Paul, MN 55107