The Child Development Division provides grants to individuals and programs in Vermont based on specific criteria. The grants are meant improve outcomes for families and children in Vermont.
Professional Development Grants
Quality Improvement Grants
Individual Professional Recognition Bonuses
Special Accommodations Grant
Extraordinary Financial Relief for Child Care Centers
The Child Development Division (CDD) has a long history of providing targeted grants to high quality child care programs. The purpose of these grants has been to help low income and/or at-risk children gain access to high quality services that are part of a family’s protective services plan.
Currently, CDD grants to high quality programs incorporate research from the national Center on the Study of Social Policy about how high quality programs can intentionally strengthen families through specific policies and practices. This grant to a high quality child care program is one of the “Strengthening Families Grants” because of this.
To receive this Strengthening Families Grant, the Subrecipient has applied for the grant and has agreed to continue to meet the following criteria:
The 2014 Strengthening Families Grants have been awarded. Click here for a list of grantees. Check back in the spring of 2016 for the next round of grant application opportunities. Click here for more information about the expectations of the programs that received Strengthening Families Child Care Grants.