Licensed Family Child Care Emergency Relief Grants
Learn the facts, read the bill, ask your local
Child Care Aware agency for details
Package 1: State Relief Grant:
$4,500 grants are for operation of business in addition to payments from those who are in attendance, including Emergency/Essential Workers.
Wait for the roll out details. Legislation language (section 2) https://tinyurl.com/shs48av
The mission of Minnesota Child Care Provider Information Network (MCCPIN) is to support, promote, and strengthen the profession of licensed family child care thereby enriching the lives of providers, children, families, and communities.
Keep communication with families when they are not in attendance and/or you are not open. Apps/electronics:
REMIND/REMIND.com, group text (set up as a Classroom for free service), Brightwheel, ClassDojo, etc.
Essential employee list:
Sign up for availability survey
THE BUSINESS OF CARING
In all actions, be kind.
Small Business Association (SBA): 3.75% loans available to stay afloat (private individuals do not have access to this money. Operational expense, think your home, your electricity, etc.
Main page: ,
REMEMBER YOUR PASSWORD! Reset once in application may not be possible
Sign up for SBA updates: sba.gov/updates
DEED website Unemployment: possible eligibility if program is shut down to a direct result of COVID-19.
Dept of Health: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html
County/City: Connect with your city and County alerts and information!
COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Settings https://tinyurl.com/wbkeua9
Chart to COVID-19
DHS COVID-19 License information:
Sign up for updates at the bottom of the page!
Governor Walz email list: Sign up for updates https://mn.gov/governor/
Child Care Aware:
Tom Copeland: , , 651-280-5591
LegalShield: Contact Cyndi Cunningham directly for MCCPIN membership benefit options