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2017 Supplemental Child Care Quality Grant and Free Online Training Subscriptions with Care Courses School Inc.


 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.
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 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 CSEA Supplemental Child Care Quality Grant, negotiated in our second VOICE contract, provides a grant up to $275 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, supplies, and health and safety items with a $275 credit.


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

—The $275 credit can only be used with ONE of the 2 companies.

−−No out of pocket expenses!

—Only products listed on and are approved for this grant.



−−You will have the opportunity on the grant application to apply for free online training bundles with The Care Courses School Inc. You will be given a password for an account Care Courses School will create for you. After the account is created, the Care Courses School will email you individual access codes for the courses in your bundle(s).

–30 Hour Training Bundles.
–45 Hour CDA Renewal Bundles.
–120 Hour Family Child Care CDA Training Bundle.

(There will be more options for the 30 hour and 45 hour training bundles in the application.)