This is a flexible fund that is targeted at supporting and strengthening the Early Childhood Educators (ECE) workforce by providing funding to licensed child care providers in the Basin to address critical and immediate workforce needs. Providers of licensed child care can apply for up to $5,000 to support their employees to upgrade, transfer or maintain needed ECE credentialing.
Note: This program was discontinued as of February 27, 2019, applications will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. MST on that date. For information on the Provincial government’s program offering ECE Workforce Development Funding, click here. For support accessing existing grant opportunities including the ECE BC Student Bursary Program and the ECE BC Workforce Development Fund program contact the Child Care Support Advisor here.
For Completed Projects:
Once your project is complete, complete and submit a final report. Your final reporting date is listed in ‘Schedule A’ of your signed Contribution Agreement.