COVID-19 Special Edition Newsletter Complementary

Financial relief:

Licensed Family Child Care Emergency Relief Grants

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. Legislation language (section 2) https://tinyurl.com/shs48av

Peace Time Grant

https://www.childcareawaremn.org/providers/emergency-child-care-grants/?fbclid=IwAR2IX41Wvdu_ZgnraNRA6l-OAGFr0W-en88p7faK64gxMkvMIWwIQ6oRGF8

Package 2: Greater Minnesota Initiative Grants

Press release: https://mn.gov/governor/news/?id=1055-425024

Initiative Foundation release: https://www.greaterminnesota.net/childcare/

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:  https://www.sba.gov/,

Disaster Application:  https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

REMEMBER YOUR PASSWORD!  Reset once in application may not be possible

          Sign up for SBA updates: sba.gov/updates

 

DEED website  https://mn.gov/deed/, Unemployment:  possible eligibility if program is shut down to a direct result of COVID-19.  

COVID-19 resources: 

CDC:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

State resources: 

Dept of Health:  https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/schools.html

County/City:  Connect with your city and County alerts and information!

FEMA:  https://www.fema.gov/

COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Settings https://tinyurl.com/wbkeua9

Printable Resources
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/factsheets.html

Business Resources:

DHS COVID-19 License information: https://mn.gov/dhs/

 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:

Minnesota:  https://www.childcareawaremn.org/

National information:  https://info.childcareaware.org/coronavirus-updates

Tom Copeland: www.tomecopelandblog.comtomcopeland@live.com, 651-280-5591

LegalShield:  https://cyndicunningham.wearelegalshield.com/   Contact Cyndi Cunningham directly for MCCPIN membership benefit options

MCCPIN:  www.mccpin.org, https://www.mccpin.org/contact-us, FB:  Minnesota Child Care Provider Information Network, Phone:  636-1989

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
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