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COVID-19 Grants

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NOTE: Emergency child care grant payments may be taxable. Please consult your tax professional, if you have an income tax questions or concerns.

A new 1099-NEC form for reporting non-employee compensation was introduced by the IRS for 2020. The State of Oregon will mail 1099-NEC forms to applicable child care providers in January of each calendar year showing the amount of grant funds disbursed to your child care facility for the subject tax year.

Please submit a new Form W-9 if you made any changes to your name, business name, address, Social Security number, or employer identification number (EIN). Please refer to the W-9 guide.

COVID-19 Child Care Reopening Grant

On August 30, the Early Learning Division announced a grant funding opportunity through the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act. Child care providers who stopped providing services between March 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021, and reopened after June 30, 2021, or are interested in reopening, are invited to apply for a grant. The application period for this grant is open until November 30, 2021. You must complete a brief application online and meet eligibility criteria to be considered for a grant.

The video below walks you through the application process with closed captioning available in English, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese and Chinese.

Click below to learn more. 

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Visit https://oregonearlylearning.com/Archive-Emergency-Child-Care-Grants for an archive of all Emergency Child Care Grants.