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2017 CSEA Child Care Quality Grant


 The grant period is currently closed.

imagePresident’s Welcome

CSEA is pleased to invite you to apply for the CSEA Child Care Quality Grant program for Child Care Providers. CSEA and WORK Institute staff is here to assist you. If you have any questions, about our agreement with OCFS call our toll-free Child Care Resource Center at (877) 483-CSEA (2732). If you have a grant or program question, contact CSEA –WORK Institute at (855) 472-6848 or by email at work you do each and every day keeps New York parents earning and children learning. I wish you the best in the coming year.
Danny Donohue
CSEA President

You will receive a packet with a letter containing contact information including deadlines for applications and purchases/receipts.

For fastest processing click the “Apply Online” button below. Please make sure to check that you have completed all sections.
Web Apply Online

 You are eligible if:

You live outside NYC and are active as a New York State Registered Family OR a Licensed Group Family OR an Enrolled Legally-Exempt child care provider.

The 2017 Quality Grant Program, negotiated in our second VOICE contract, provides a grant up to $500 to New York State registered family, licensed group family, and eligible enrolled legally-exempt child care providers outside of New York City. The grants may be used to purchase equipment and supplies, health and safety items, CPR and First Aid or to cover operating expenses related to licensure or renewal.

You have 2 grant options:

You can choose between either Kaplan Early Learning Company or Becker School Supplies.

The $500 credit can only be used with ONE

Computers, with this option can only be purchased from Kaplan Early Learning Company.

Only products listed on and are approved for this grant.

Private seller receipts like garage sales or craigslist must have the Date of Purchase, Sellers Name, Address, Phone number, and Signature.


You can make purchases out of pocket, in-store or online, and be reimbursed up to $500 for approved items.

You can submit up to a maximum of 5 receipts.

In store receipts must be original copies of the register receipt.

Private seller receipts like garage sales or craigslist must have the sellers Name, Address, Phone number, and Signature.

Descargar y Imprimir aplicación en español.

Download and Print Paper Application.

 Receipt Attestation