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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.
Restoration Enhancement Program (REP) - DHHS seeks to assist licensed child care providers with improving facilities, investing in new equipment, and enhancing the quality of childcare homes and centers throughout the state of Nebraska. Awards will support programs by providing funding for allowable indoor and outdoor equipment, facility and maintenance repairs, installation of required fire alarm systems, and upgrading child care supplies and equipment. Apply and register for informational webinars below.
Technology Access Program (TAP) - DHHS seeks to promote adequate and updated technology to enhance the child care quality and capacity throughout the state. This funding will facilitate the ease of service delivery, encourage higher personal security and protection of Nebraska's children, and further the educational programs of child care providers. Apply and register for informational webinars below.
Application window for both grants: 8:00 am CST December 18, 2023 through 11:59 pm CST February 9 , 2024
Helpline: (877) 402-0292, or email NEDHHSGrants@pcgus.com
Previous grant opportunities:
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:
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.