Childminder grants

Are you about to register as a childminder or have registered within the last 12 months?

The DfE have Childminder grants for newly registered childminders who are going to offer funded places for 3 & 4 year olds- 30 hours

 

The scheme is only open to newly registered businesses. These are those which have been registered with Ofsted or a CMA within the last 12 months. From 1 May 2017, a newly registered business will be one registered with Ofsted or a CMA within the last 3 months.

 

The Childcare Business Grants Scheme is funded by the Department for Education.

 

There is a fixed amount of funding available. The scheme is due to end by 31 March 2018, or sooner if all funds have been exhausted.  https://www.gov.uk/childcare-business-grant#what-you-need-to-know  The find out more link on that page takes you to the following website: https://www.childcarebusinessgrants.com

 

There are three types of grants available:

 

·         A £500 grant for an early years childminder or childcare provider on domestic premises

·         A £1,000 grant for an early years childminder or childcare provider on domestic premises of children with special educational needs and disability (SEN/D)

·         A £1,000 grant for a Childminder Agency (CMA).

 

If you want more information on becoming a funded provider please e-mail sufficiency@bradford.gov.uk


Opportunity

Published: 03/03/2017
Audience: Potential or Newly registered childminders
Contact: Diane Lupton

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