The Childcare Partnerships in conjunction with Department of Health Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) and the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) are pleased to announce a small grants scheme in the 2013/2014 year. This funding has been awarded through the Northern Ireland Executive Programme for Affordable and Integrated Childcare - Bright Start.
There are two grant schemes.
(1) Holiday Grant Scheme: The purpose of this small grant scheme is to provide financial support to childcare providers to enable them to provide additional childcare during holiday periods to support individual children with a disability within their care. Download the relevant documents here.
Holiday Scheme Cover Letter CLICK HERE
Holiday Scheme Guidance Notes CLICK HERE
Holiday Scheme Application CLICK HERE
(2) Small Grant Scheme: The purpose of this small grant scheme is to provide financial support to registered childcare providers to enable them to purchase specialist equipment or make adaptations to premises that will help them support individual children within their care. Download the relevant documents here.
Application CLICK HERE
Criteria CLICK HERE
Guidelines CLICK HERE