2018 Child Care Quality Grant Program – REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!

 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 grant4u@cseainc.org.The 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 2018 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:
CREDIT OPTION:

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

—The $500 credit can only be used with ONE of the above listed vendors.

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

—Only products listed on http://voicecsea.kaplanco.com and shopbecker.com/voicecsea are approved for this grant.

REIMBURSEMENT OPTION:

—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 register receipt.

—Private seller receipts, like garage sales or items purchased via Craigslist, must have the Date of Purchase, Sellers Name, Address, Phone number, and Signature.

Download/Print:

Receipt Attestation Document

2018 Grant Application in English 

Solicitud de subvención 2018 en español