Alberta Child Care Grant Funding Guide-2021

Types of grant funding The Alberta government offers grant funding to licensed and approved child care programs including wage top-ups and professional development to support the recruitment, retention and professional development of qualified staff in supporting quality early learning and child care environments for children. Eligible child care programs include:

  •  licensed day care (DC) programs;
  •  licensed out-of-school (OSC) programs;
  •  licensed group family child care (GFCC) programs; and
  •  licensed family day home (FDH) agencies.

Funding will be allocated to eligible programs that have a signed Grant Agreement with the Alberta government to receive wage top-ups and professional development funding. To apply for funding: