Get up to $4500 Cash Just to Apply Apply to Open a Daycare (plus other subsidies)

October 2020. BC Government – (web): “Start up grants for becoming a licensed child care facility

KF reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF)

These are one-time grants that can provide up to $4,000 for applicants to become Licensed Family child care providers (to provide care for up to seven children) and up to $4,500 for applicants to become Licensed In-Home Multi-Age child care providers (to provide care for up to eight children). These maximums include a $500 up-front payment to cover the costs of becoming licensed, as well as $500 per licensed space created.

COVID Subsidy

$2000 DAYCARE CASH FOR COVID WORKERS’ CHILDREN FOR WHEELCHAIR RAMPS, ETC
October 2020 – BC Government  – “Childcare BC Temporary Inclusion Support Fund
KF reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF): “Childcare BC Temporary Inclusion Support Fund

“The funding available for the purchase of eligible inclusion supports is up to a maximum of $2,000 per child care facility (per single physical location, not per licence) for all licensed providers.”


Wage Top Ups For Daycare Workers Not Parental Child Care

October 2020. BC Government – (web): “Early Childhood Educator Wage Enhancement
KF reference copy of webpage retrieved Oct. 6, 2020 (PDF)

“As part of Government’s Early Care and Learning Recruitment and Retention Strategy, front-line Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) working in licensed child care facilities may be eligible to receive a $2 per hour wage enhancement. Additional funding for statutory benefits is also provided at a rate of 18.73%.”