Minnesota Emergency Child Care Grant Program to provide financial support to licensed child care providers

MINNESOTA (WKBT) – Right now there is a critical need for child care across the nation.

This is especially true for parents working on the frontlines.

In Minnesota, there are approximately 420,000 children under the age of 12 whose parents are essential workers.

Over 130,000 of those children are in a household where all available parents are still working.

So Governor Tim Walz is taking statewide action to provide child care providers with the resources they need.

Six Minnesota Initiative Foundations (MIFs) and Think Small are helping launch an Emergency Child Care Grant Program to provide financial support to licensed child care providers.

The state says licensed family and center-based providers caring for children of emergency and essential workers should apply for these grants.

More information can be found by clicking here.

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