COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH SUPPORT FUNDS FOR CHILD CARE
Applications Now Closed
In July, the state of Minnesota issued $56.6 million in funds to approximately 7,000 Minnesota child care providers to help ensure the health and safety of children and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new COVID-19 Public Health Support Funds for Child Care program was specifically designed to provide support to all child care providers who qualify.
- Licensed family child care providers received up to $1,200 per month for July, August, and September
- Licensed centers received up to $8,500 per month for July, August, and September
- Certain certified centers received up to $8,500 per month in July and August. Eligible certified centers include nonprofit programs that primarily provide care for school-age children year-round, but full time in the summer months, and are certified to participate in the Child Care Assistance Program for families with low incomes.