The Child Care Stabilization Grant, Nebraska Business & Child Care Partnership Grants, and the Child Care Workforce Stipend & Loan Repayment Grants
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Our goal is to increase access to quality child care through the State of Nebraska. Child care is a vital sector and the grants are here to help alleviate financial challenges for the workforce, and supply further opportunity for those owning and operating child care businesses.
Applications for the Child Care Stabilization Grant are now closed. Applicants will receive award determination information by June 30, 2023.
For assistance with issues not covered in the FAQs or Application User Guide, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name, phone number, license number, and question.
To learn more about the Business and Child Care Partnership Grants, please review the following:
Applications for the Workforce Stipend & Loan Repayment Grants are now closed.
All approved applicants received a base award of $2500 and were eligible for additional funds based on the following factors:
The Workforce Recognition Stipend awards are calculated using the following variables:
We value the contributions each and every one of you make to Nebraska's children. The decisions above reward both newer child care staff and those who have contributed many years in the field.
Student loan repayment awards are up to $20,000 for all eligible awardees, depending on the loan documentation provided about the eligible debt.
Additional $5,000 bonuses were made available for teachers and applicants with master's degrees, resulting in awards up to $30,000 for teachers with master's degrees.
For many applicants, the award may relieve a significant portion of student loan debt and for others, outstanding loan balances will be paid in full. No one will receive a reward greater than what they owe. Payments will be made directly to loan servicers, not individuals.
Awards were determined based on the documentation provided and are not subject to further review.
For assistance with issues not covered in the FAQs, How to Apply Guide, or User Instructions, call the Child Care Grants helpline at (402) 204-5506, or send an email to email@example.com
Learn more about our agency and the resources we have available to child care professionals. Interested in getting licensed? We have checklists to streamline the licensing process to start your own business. Learn more about becoming a provider.