New Construction and Major Renovation

Applications must be received on or before 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2023.

Technical assistance for application submission will not be available after 05:00 p.m., Friday, January 20, 2023.

Background

The California Department of Social Services has $150 million appropriated in grants for new construction and major renovation of child care programs.  Funds shall be used to make extensive alterations, structural changes, and/or major renovation to existing child care facilities, and for construction to build new child care spaces.  The grant must be used to increase licensed spaces by:

  • Renovating or building out an existing facility by adding classrooms 
  • Constructing a brand-new center-based facility  
  • Replacing a facility lost due to a state or federally declared disaster 
  • Expanding Small Family Child Care Homes to Large Family Child Care Homes

Technical Assistance

Information on available technical assistance for the application process will be provided soon

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Information and Resources

Document Description

Request for Applications Overview and Instructions

Program Overview and Instructions for the New Construction and Major Renovation Grant Request for Application

Application

New Construction and Major Renovation Grant Application

*Required for all applicants

Application Checklist

  • Child Care Providers (English)
  • Family Child Care Homes (English)
  • Family Child Care Homes (Spanish)
  • Family Child Care Homes (Chinese)

A guide for providers to ensure they have everything needed to apply for the New Construction and Major Renovation Grant Application

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Informational Webinar Registration

  • Center Based Providers ONLY

Date: December 8, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Registration: Please register for the center-based providers webinar. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email that will provide the webinar link and dial-in information needed for the day of the webinar.

Informational Webinar Registration

  • Family Child Care Homes ONLY

Date: December 8, 2022
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Registration: Please register for the family child care home webinar. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email that will provide the webinar link and dial-in information needed for the day of the webinar.

Informational Webinar Slides (PDF)

  • Center Based Providers (English)
  • Family Child Care Homes (English)
  • Family Child Care Homes (Spanish)
  • Family Child Care Homes (Chinese)

Informational webinar slides for the New Construction and Major Renovation Grant

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Informational Webinar Presentation

  • Child Care Providers (English)
  • Family Child Care Homes (English)
  • Family Child Care Homes (Spanish)
  • Family Child Care Homes (Chinese)

Live recording of the informational webinar for New Construction and Major Renovation Grant

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Resources

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