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Grants to North Dakota Nonprofit & For-Profit Early Childhood Providers to Increase Capacity

ELIGIBILITY:

Geographic Focus

USA: North Dakota

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Child Care Grant Program

North Dakota Department of Commerce


Agency: State

GrantWatch ID #159094

Grant Description

Grants starting at $20,000 to North Dakota nonprofit, public agency, and for-profit child care providers to expand existing or create new child care facilities. Providers that are licensed or soon to be licensed can receive funds to increase full time capacity. Priority will be given to increase infant and toddler capacity and to communities with greatest need.

Grant scope:

• Eligible projects include the purchase and/or renovation of real estate, furniture, fixtures, and equipment.

• Operating expenses are not eligible under this program.

• This is a one-time grant and the State will not be responsible for any on-going costs associated with the recipient’s project.

• Acceptance of awarded funds may be considered taxable income. Applicants should consult their accountant or tax preparer before submitting an application.

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Eligibility:

  • Child Care Center
  • Early Childhood Providers
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

• Existing licensed for-profit, nonprofit and public child care facilities are eligible for this program.Facilities must operate full time and must increase capacity through grant participation.

• New programs that will be licensed upon completion of the project are also eligible.

• In-home daycare providers will only be considered for funding if the proposal moves the business operations outside of the provider’s primary residence and increases capacity of operations.

Pre-Application Information:

Match Requirement: One dollar of matching funds for every three dollars of grant funds.

Grant Recipients must continue to provide child care services at the increased capacity level for a minimum of 5 years after receiving funds, or repay grant funds.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,250,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

$20,000 – $187,500

Term of Contract:

All work must be completed between July 1, 2015 and May 31, 2017.

Contact Information:

Rikki Roehrich
(701) 328-2687

RFP & Supporting Documents:

Full Grant Text RFP

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates / changes / addendums / conferences / LOIs.


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