FUNDING APPLICATIONS FOR THE EMERGENCY CHILD CARE GRANT (PHASE 2) CLOSED
The Early Learning Division is currently reviewing 1,247 applications received from child care providers who applied for the second phase of grant funding during the COVID-19 crisis. Grant applications were accepted from June 22 to July 10, 2020 and are now closed.
The second phase of the Emergency Child Care grant program includes $14.3 million in funding provided to Oregon through federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act.
Of the applications received, approximately 973 (78%) are from licensed programs and 274 (22%) are from regulated subsidy and ERDC relative care providers. Applications were submitted in English, 1213 (97%) and Spanish, 34 (3%).
Applicants began receiving notifications by email on Monday, July 20, 2020. Some applications will take longer to review and will require follow-up documentation. Successful applicants will receive electronic agreement forms to sign through email. Signed agreement forms will need to be returned in order to process grant payments. The first grant payment is estimated to be sent within 10 days after returning completed forms.
For more information, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions below or contact us at ECCgrants@state.or.us or 971-707-2029 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday).